News Archive

Primary 1 Applications

7th January 2022 - in Uncategorised

Applications for Primary 1 places open on Monday 10th January, 2022. Online applications can be made via the Education Authority website using the link Spread the word and let any family or friends know who have school age children. Admissions criteria for Finaghy Primary School can be viewed on the website.

£10,700 raised for Friends of the Cancer Centre!

15th January 2021 - in Uncategorised

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️£10,700⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ For Friends of the Cancer Centre at Belfast City Hospital. We are amazed, delighted and humbled by your generosity, especially given the difficult circumstances we are all currently living through. ⭐️Thank you to our pupils for completing the sponsored walk (in the pouring rain!) and for raising such an amazing amount.   ⭐️Thank you

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P1 applications for 2021 now Open!

7th January 2021 - in Uncategorised

Applications close at 12pm on 29 January. Parents with pupils already attending still need to apply online: Late applications will be disadvantaged if we are oversubscribed.

Christmas Poems

9th December 2020 - in General News

Each class learnt and recited a Christmas poem. P1 Mrs Gough’s Class Mrs Watson’s class P2 Mrs Brady’s Class Mrs Adamson’s class P3 Mrs Flanagan’s class Mr Matchett’s class P4 Mr Falls’ class Mrs Moffett/ Miss Clements’ class P5 Mrs Corbett’s class Mrs Boomer’s class P6 Mr Platt’s class Mrs Emerson’s class P7 Mrs Graham’s

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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 2022. Applications open in early January 2022. After the closing date, applications are treated as late,

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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!