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Memorable Learning

 Welcome to the Ampertaine Primary School website. Whoever you are, we hope that you will enjoy your visit and find our pages interesting and useful.

Our small rural school has one hundred and twenty two 5-11 year-old girls and boys whose experiences are designed by 7 teachers, 5 classroom assistants and 1 administrative staff.

We welcome everyone to our school and do all in our power to ensure that children's time with us is safe, enjoyable and fruitful.

Parents, children, residents and business folk rely on us to provide the future drivers of our community... hopefully, your visit will give you some idea of how the  ambition, confidence, reliability, integrity and spirit of our youngsters are nurtured and guided.

Latest Newsletters

  • 30 Mar 2020
    Key worker Children

    As you are aware our school was open everyday last week. At this time we presently have no one requiring the service. Please use info@ampertaineps.maghera.ni.sch.uk if your circumstances change. Locally a hub is trying to be established to cater for these specific children. Further information to follow.

  • 26 Mar 2020
    All Lexia Students

    *FOR LEXIA STUDENTS* Issues are occurring with login details. We are aware and trying our best to fix the situation. We would ask parents to login using the following email address. dcunningham235@c2kni.net.
    Thank you for your help and co operation.

  • 24 Mar 2020
    *ATTENTION EMC PARENTS*

    Unfortunately your transfer resources were not delivered to school yesterday for your collection today. Payment can be made in school today if you wish to do so.
    Further information regarding collection will follow in due course.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Home/School Learning Packs Collection timetable

    Further to previous communication we can confirm that the Home/School packs will be ready for collection on Monday 23rd March. Please find the appropriate collection time for your family.
    Families with 3 children at school to collect between 12 noon-1pm,
    Families with 2 children at school to collect between 1pm-2pm,
    and Families with 1 child at school to collect between 2pm-3pm
    We are asking for only one parent/guardian to collect the pack from school. Please enter school via our front entrance at reception. Collect and sign for packs in main corridor and leave via bottom door. This is to comply with PHA guidelines in our current situation. Thank you once again for your continued support and cooperation in these difficult circumstances.

  • 20 Mar 2020
    Latest information with regards to key workers

    Following the announcement from Peter Weir last night and after seeking clarification the school will be offering child care supervision to those which fall under the key worker category. Please follow instructions as explained in attachment.
    Thank you for your continued cooperation throughout this rapidly changing and difficult time.

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Applying for a Primary 1 place for your child for September 2019
Applying for a Primary 1 place for your child for September 2019

Latest 2019 - 2020 Events

Breakfast Club Mon-Fri06Apr2020

8:00 am - 8:35 am

Breakfast Club Monday - Friday Last entrance to club is 8:25am

Easter Holidays06Apr2020

8:00 am - 17 apr, 9:00 am

Breakfast Club Mon-Fri13Apr2020

8:00 am - 8:35 am

Breakfast Club Monday - Friday Last entrance to club is 8:25am

Breakfast Club Mon-Fri20Apr2020

8:00 am - 8:35 am

Breakfast Club Monday - Friday Last entrance to club is 8:25am

Breakfast Club Mon-Fri27Apr2020

8:00 am - 8:35 am

Breakfast Club Monday - Friday Last entrance to club is 8:25am

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Introducing Stripes!

Who is Stripes? Find out more on P1's page.  Just click on the 'Classes' tab, then P1.

 

 

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Think Carefully!

A short story which may help to explain things at this present moment and time.

Take care from all at Ampertaine

Thank you to everyone who collected their children’s learning packs this and cooperated so well with the social distance rule, respecting each other and keeping safe in this current climate! Try to enjoy working from home, ‘learning’ with your kids and spending more time with them!

Please feel free to access these recommended educational websites listed below with your children. Most are available for free!!

Useful websites for home school learning
Useful websites for home school learning

Here's some good advice for your adventure ahead too...

'Rise & Shine' BREAKFAST CLUB -  8am-8:35am and C.I.A 2pm-5pm operates Monday to Friday Please see Parent section for more info.

 

As we can’t be together for a while, we’re trying to keep you updated as best we can!

Please find below a list of all the Mathletics certificate achievers for the month of March.

I’m sure as the weeks progress, the list will get longer! 

Big shout out to the new P1s who have logged in and achieved their FIRST Mathletics certificate as well as the GOLD achievers and highest scorers...keep up the good work.. that’s brilliant!!

Mathletics achievers

 

Swimming certificates for P5 & 6

 

We also took 8 children to Magherafelt leisure centre for the Mid Ulster Swimming Gala in February..they’d a great day out swimming for their school.

Harvest Service 2019

Thank you to all who contributed in any way to our annual Harvest Service.  The school looked amazing - Super Team Ampertaine!

We were blown away by Rev John Martin on his debut in Ampertaine!

 A HUGE thank you to ALL our brilliant volunteers....mums and kids... for giving up their time at the weekend, for an hour or two, for our PTA organised bag pack in Tesco.  

A FANTASTIC FUNDRAISER!!

 

 

A special assembly by NSPCC representatives to remind us how to keep safe

 

 

 Key stage 2 children chose their candidates for our school council.. here they are:

 

 

 

GANAWAY P6/7 RESIDENTIAL TRIP

Team Building

Zip Line Fun!

High Ropes

 Canoeing in Millisle

Gardening Club

We have had great fun at gardening club learning about worms, soil, plants and equipment. Click on the photo below to find out more! 

Ten Foundations present their schoolbags to us in assembly.

Congratulations to our plastic fantastic competition winners.

Enjoy your treat from Harley Quinn's!

Click on the photo below to find out more: