Sincere best wishes to staff, pupils and parents as we begin the 2017/18 school year. We welcome also Mr McAleer to the staff to cover Mrs McCracken’s maternity leave.
Drop Off / Collection
Primary 1, 2 and 3 will All be collected from the back of the school up until Halloween. Primary 1 children will finish school at 12noon for the month of September.
In accordance with Child Protection arrangements Parents are asked NOT to go upstairs in the school. Many thanks for your co-operation in this matter.
The school Mass to celebrate the beginning of the school year will be on Thursday 14th September at 10.00am in St. John’s the Evangelist Church. Everyone is welcome to attend and to join us afterwards in the school hall for light refreshments.
Swimming lessons will begin on Tuesday 12th September for P7. Lessons will cost £1.30. The school has been again able to secure a school bus which enables us to provide the children with free transport to Larne Leisure Centre.
School Meals / Break
From the 1st September 2017 school meals for each child will be £2.60. Please remember that those children who are entitled to free school meals must reapply for this entitlement at the start of every school year. If your child was entitled to free school meals last year and you did not reapply over the summer, then your child’s entitlement ended in June.
Children from P4 – P7 can choose their own dinner daily.
Healthy Break Lunch and Nut Free School
We ask that those children not availing of the school break and dinners provided by the canteen must bring in a healthy break and lunch and Water, no juices. We would also like to remind parents that St. John’s Primary School is a Nut Free School.
Please speak to Mrs McHugh if your child requires medication administered during the school day.