St.John's PS Middletown

St.John's PS, Middletown

Operating as usual


πŸ‘ΆπŸΌ Our very popular Parent & Toddler Group starts back this Wednesday 20th September from 9.30am - 11.00am in school.

Please share with anyone who may be interested. πŸ‘πŸ»


Everyone at St John’s wishes Mr Connolly all the very best as he heads to Madrid tomorrow to represent Ireland Masters at an international traithalon event! Mr Connolly is an excellent role model to everyone in the community and shows tremendous dedication to his sport

We were delighted to present Mr Connolly with a donation towards his trip from our Ireland themed activity day back in March which was organised by our school council. πŸ‘πŸ»


Best of luck to Armagh in the Ulster Final tomorrow from everyone at St John’s PS. we had a great orange and white day yesterday! βšͺ️🟠

Photos from St.John's PS Middletown's post 05/05/2023

Well done to our School Council who helped decorate the school in Armagh GAA flags ahead of the Ulster Final next weekend. πŸ‘πŸ»


⛔️ Parent & Toddler Group ⛔️

Reminder to everyone that our Parent & Toddler Group will take place tomorrow from 9.30-11.00am instead of Wednesday this week due to the Teacher strike.

Photos from St.John's PS Middletown's post 30/03/2023

Our Nursery children arw having a wonderful time on their trip to Tiddly Town Newry


What a pleasure it was to have Willow and Casey brought over from our Nursery to showcase their work this week! Willow created a lovely picture of herself and Casey made a super collage of a farm! Well done girls!

Photos from St.John's PS Middletown's post 25/03/2023

Congratulations to Darcey in P5 who produced a fantastic piece of creative writing recently about A Walk In Winter. Darcy took her time to plan, draft and re-draft her work which resulted in a superb finish. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


Hannah painted this beautiful tulip during play time in P2 this week. Well done! πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒοΈπŸ–ΌοΈ


πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ Our School Council are delighted to announce we raised Β£2115 from our Ireland Themed Activity Day.

We are using the funds to buy extra goal posts for the playground, new planters for our garden area and we are also making a donation towards Mr Connolly’s upcoming trip abroad to represent Ireland in a Triathalon!

Our school community is very proud of Mr Connolly’s achievements which are a great reward for his dedication and determination. πŸ‘πŸ»

Thank you to all our families who made donations so generously.


Primary 6 completely some lovely work recently on their favourite books. Chloe & Aisling recreated Harry Potter & Diary of a Wimpy Kid! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


What brilliant work by Leo in our Nursery Unit! Leo drew a brilliant bee! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


All Parents: Due to the weather warning for this afternoon, we unfortunately have to cancel After School Club and Irish dancing to ensure everyone gets home early and safely. Apologies for the inconvenience, please make alternative arrangements and let us know if appropriate.


Congratulations to Neil Og & Joe who got their work up on the work to bee proud of display! P4 have been learning all about WWII and completed some great work on their trip to the palace stables. πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


Yesterday we celebrated 1 year of our Parent & Toddler Group! The group had been a super success and we would like to thank Maureen & Rose for the wonderful help they provide every Wednesday! Thanks also to all the parents, grandparents, child minders and children who come along every week! New faces are always welcome. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


Super work by Eabha this week! She has achieved a gold Mathletics certificate!


Well done to both Jack & Connor who did brilliant work in P1 this week on writing sentences! We couldn’t decide which to put up on display so we just went with both! πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“βœοΈβœοΈ


Well done to all the P7 children who have just completed a fantastic GarageBand project with Eamon McGarrity - Music

The children thoroughly enjoyed learning new skills and being creative!

Have a listen to the video below and see how many of the 12 pop songs you can guess correctly!

Photos from St.John's PS Middletown's post 01/02/2023

Well done to both our teams who took part in the Keady Credit Union Quiz last week! Fantastic effort from all the children!


Thanks to everyone who attended our walk this morning to celebrate Catholoc Schools Week! We had a huge turn out and the children really enjoyed meeting up with those who are close to them! πŸ‘πŸ»


Congratulations to AJ who wrote fabulous instructions for his bed time routine! πŸ‘ŒπŸ»


As part of their WW2 work in P4, Saoirse made this excellent gas mask! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


Congratulationd to Finn in our Nursery Unit who made this brilliant picture of Mummy, Daddy, a cat and his brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»


Wonderful work by Matthew who did a fantastic non-chronological report on elephants! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯


Well don’t to Isaac & Kyle who did super maths last week and have their work up on display!


πŸ“† On Friday morning we are having a Grandparents Walk to celebrate Catholic Schools Week! See belowπŸ‘‡πŸ»


Well done to Mia who is the first child to ger their work up on display in 2023! Mia wrote a lovely recount on Christmas! Super work Mia πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰


The online application portal for September 2023 for both Nursery and Primary 1 is now open. The portal closes on Friday 27th January at 12Noon. Please pass onto anyone you know who is considering sending their child to us. Thanks.


Todddler Group returns tomorrow morning at 9.30 for the first time this year. Everyone welcome, especially new faces! πŸ‘πŸ»


We were delighted to receive Β£500 in vouchers today from Autobits Motorstore as part of their Mission Christmas appeal with Bubba's Project Gym & Online Bootcamp

A fantastic effort from everyone in the local area which shows the real Christmas spirit is well and truely alive!


πŸŽ…πŸ» Thanks a million to Santa for stopping by at our Parent & Toddler Group today.

We were also delighted to welcome 10 day old baby Ciara today - our youngest ever attendee!

We are back in full swing on Wednesday 11th January - see you all there!


The Stampede was one of our most dramatic scenes from our show last week.

The Stampede clip is below and if you would like to watch the whole show this is the link:


As the dust settles on a hectic week for the children, we take a look back on our opening scene from The Lion King.

Sincere thanks to the children, staff and the superbly talented Eamon McGarrity - Music for their fantastic work over the last few months.

Thanks also to Paul Heaney from Mobile Media for putting together a wonderful video.

All the hard work paid off!


Sincere thanks to Middletown Community Forum for providing selection boxes for Santa to give out to every child in school today!


A very special visitor to school today! πŸŽ…πŸ»


❗️Parent & Toddler Group Cancelled ❗️

Due to the bad weather we have had to cancel tomorrow’s Parent & Toddler Group.

Our final session of the term will take place next Wednesday 21st Dec in school


❗️Last Call for tickets for The Lion King❗️

⏱️ Wednesday 11.00am - Plenty available

⏱️ Wednesday 7.30pm - Sold Out

⏱️ Thursday 7.30pm - Very few available

Please contact us as soon as possible. Tickets will be issued on a first come first serve basis.


Our planned rehearsal for The Lion King this afternoon is still going ahead.

All P5-P7 children should come to school from 3.00pm - 5.00pm


❗️School Closed ❗️

Unfortunately we have no water or toilet facilities due to the frost in the main school. Please collect your child / children from school as soon as possible. Nursery is still open. Thanks. RG


Very best wishes to Middletown GAA Page in the Ulster Final today for everyone at St John’s PS.

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