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St John's Primary School, Carnlough


Welcome to St Johns Primary School website . St John's is a happy, family environment where the entire team work to develop every child's potential.

The school is a co-educational maintained primary school and we educate within a caring Catholic ethos. Children of all faiths and none are welcome in our school and their beliefs respected.

Carnlough Community Nursery is an integral part of our school community,situated in our school grounds and governed by our Board of Governors.
St John's Primary School opened in 1971 and in March 2021 will celebrate our 50th anniversary!

Despite the Covid 19 pandemic our team are working tirelessly to ensure we maintain a safe environment for your child/children to access their education. Staff are committed to encouraging and supporting every child to achieve their best.
It is extremely important to us that we work in partnership with parents and community and we are proud that so many families and local businesses work with us to ensure this happens.

Communication is vital in developing these relationships and everyone is encouraged to bring their ideas and suggestions to the leadership team and Board of Governors.

Hopefully you will find our website informative and easy to navigate. Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any queries about St John's Primary School and Carnlough Community Nursery.


Mary Haughey




Contact Details

The school is updating all their contact information. Please complete your child's contact details form and send it back in to your child's class teacher as soon as possible.  Every family MUST complete one of the newly issued forms.


First Holy Communion

 First Holy Communion will take place in the chapel on Tuesday 15th September at 7pm. 

Please note due to Government Guidelines only the parents and communicants can attend this service. 




Confirmation for last year's Primary Seven children will take place on Tuesday 22nd September at 7pm in the chapel.

Please note - only the child being confirmed, one parent and their sponsor should attend this service. This is in keeping with Government Guidelines.


Many thanks for your co-operation. 


Latest News

25th Sep 2020
We had a great week in P1 learning about Little Miss Muffet and Incy Wincy Spider....
23rd Sep 2020
This afternoon P2/3 went back to the garden to plant their vegetable seeds.  We...
23rd Sep 2020
Primary 7 have been working really hard over the last few days researching and gathering...

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Coronavirus Guidance on related absences.


Primary One Dates for the Diary.

Primary One will go home at 12noon until Fri 11th September. They will stay in until 12.45pm from Monday 14th September and then from Tuesday 29th September they will stay in until 2pm. 





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