News Archive

Open Morning Postponed

17th November 2020 - in Uncategorised

If you have children due to start P1 in September 2021, the formal application process starts in January and it’s all now done online (See School admissions (click here) for further information.) However, it’s a big help to us if you let us know you are considering applying for a place in P1 next September and

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28 August 2020

28th August 2020 - in General News, Uncategorised

  Final advice before the Big Restart! Please read over the guidance and instructions already up on our website and on our app. (It’s also on Google Classroom.  Please, please observe social distance at drop-off and collection. Do not crowd round the classroom door. If your child knows which door to go to, there is

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School Restart: August / September 2020

13th August 2020 - in Uncategorised

Finaghy Primary School   13 August 2020   Detailed information and guidance for school restarting.   Information for schools was published by DENI today. You can access this at   It is an anxious time for everyone as we prepare to start the term under these unusual circumstances. Hopefully you will quickly adapt to

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£2300 for NSPCC

20th March 2019 - in General News, Uncategorised

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.

School Admissions

14th November 2018 - in Uncategorised

If you have a pre-school child and would like to register your interest in Finaghy PS, please call with us, phone or email and give your details to one of our secretaries. Online applications will be operational from 7 January 2021. Applications open on 7 January 2021 at 12 noon and closed on 29 January

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Eco-Club Greenhouse!

30th March 2018 - in General News

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!

Welcome Poppy and Finley

29th March 2018 - in General News

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.

Infant Nativity 2017

8th December 2017 - in General News

P1-3 took part in our infant Nativity on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December. Some photos can be viewed at the gallery.

£7000 raised for NI Guide dogs!

13th February 2017 - in General News

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

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Back to Basics promotion

14th October 2016 - in General News

As promised, here are the links we mention in the leaflet: Websites: (Maths and English) Videos and links) Youtube: (Finger-multiplying)

Open Day Sat 19 Nov

12th October 2016 - in General News

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!

Check Twitter!

9th May 2016 - in General News

For lastest news and pictures of events as they happen, please check our Twitter account. Download Twitter to your phone or iPad and you can check us out on the move. If you join Twitter, it’s easier to find us, but you can still see us without being a signed-up member. If you do join,

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Maths Tournament Day – 19 May

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!

Edinburgh ’15

22nd May 2015 - in General News

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)