A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our Santa Dash in December, raising almost £5000. A cheque was presented to NSPCC in assembly and the remaining amount has gone to PTA funds. Once again, we are amazed by the generosity of Finaghy PS pupils, family and friends.
If you have a pre-school child and would like to register your interest in Finaghy PS, please call with us and give your details to one of our secretaries. Online applications are being introduced for admission to Primary 1 in the 2019/2020 school year. Applications open on 2 January 2019 and close on 31 January
Come and join us for tours, stalls, meet the teachers, pre-registration information, Christmas shop, bakery and performances from choir and musicians.
Our Eco-Club has built an amazing plastic bottle greenhouse, all from recycled materials. Many thanks to everyone who collected bottles, and to parents who assisted with it’s construction. Great job!
Pupils parents and friends of Finaghy PS raised an incredible £7000 to adopt and sponsor two guide dog puppies. Poppy and Finley are now around 8 weeks old and will begin their training very soon. We can’t wait for their first visit to Finaghy PS.
P1-3 took part in our infant Nativity on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December. Some photos can be viewed at the gallery.
Guide Dogs NI are our chosen charity this year and we have raised a stunning total of £7000 – a full £2000 over our target. We now get to name two pups, receive birth certificates, get regular ‘pup-dates’ and two visits to the school! We’re very excited. A huge thank you to all pupils, parents
As promised, here are the links we mention in the leaflet: Websites: www.topmarks.co.uk (Maths and English) www.mrthorne.com Videos and links) Youtube: https://youtu.be/twv-ynv_m9o (Finger-multiplying)
Come and join us for a family fun morning on Saturday 19 November from 10am – 12.30pm. Tours available, stalls, bakery, band, choir and African Drummers!
See Gallery for some great images.
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All pupils will be encouraged to try out for our Maths Tournament teams. We would be delighted if parents would give a bit of extra assistance with number-facts, tables and basic maths revision in the run-up to the event. It’s going to get competitive!
This year’s Edinburgh trip included visits to adventure park, Seaworld, puppet theatre, Camera Obscura, Edinburgh Castle, bowling, Dynamic Earth, Science Centre and indoor skiing! A whirlwind trip, with lifetime memories! Check the gallery for photos. (Also on our Twitter account: @Finaghyps)
On 10 May Finaghy PS played Downshire PS in the final of the Lisburn & District Under 11 Cup. It was a tightly fought contest between two great teams, ending in a 2-2 score draw after extra time. (Goal scorers: Callum Keys and Christian King.) A penalty shoot-out still failed to produce a winner, and the victory
Our new FIFA-approved 3G SportsZone is open for business. The new surface was a big investment for Finaghy Campus, but we are delighted with the finished product and believe it will be a great asset to both the school and the community. The surface is synthetic grass, filled with sand and rubber and is suitable
Nativity Plays: 9 & 10 December (9.30am) Christmas Concert: 16 December (7.30pm)
P6 decided that, if it was going to rain all day, they might as well walk in the river! They also experienced archery, climbing, bouldering, team games and a trip to Newcastle. The trip is a great bonding experience for everyone, and a brilliant introduction to the world beyond iPads!