Richmount Primary School  
105 Moy Road - Portadown - BT62 1QP l Tel: 02838 357929 

House Captains 2017/18 & House Points 

Bann - 450 
Shimna - 450 
Lagan - 150 
Foyle - 500 
Sports Captains for 2017-18  
Rugby -  
Danny Montgomery 
Girls' Hockey - 
Holly Davey 
Boys' Hockey -  
Thomas Parks 
Girls' Football -  
Lucy Ritchie 
Boys' Football - 
Taylor Ruddock 
Week beginning 11th December 2017 
NO Needlework Club 2.40pm - 4.00pm 
NO Boys’ hockey practice 
Choir singing at Tesco Extra at 10am 
Swimming P6 & P7 
NO Girls’ hockey practice 
ECO Club/School Council 3pm-4pm 
NO Boys’ football practice 
Nativity Dress Rehearsal 9.30am (Richmount Playgroup to attend) 
Healthy Kidz P1-4 2pm to 2.40pm P5-7 3pm-4pm (see note sent home on Friday 17th) 
Nativity 9.30am. Doors open at 9.15am (All parents and friends welcome) 
NO Irish Dancing  
Pantomime at Armagh Theatre P1-7 (All pupils will go home at 2.40pm) 

Class Newsletters  
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Boys' Football Competition at Tandragee Recreation Centre 
A Message from the Principal: 
Mr. M. Hall, B.Ed, M.Ed; D.A.S.E; P.G. Dip. Ed; PQH (NI) 
"Building on the past, learning for the present, preparing for the future" 
Welcome to Richmount Primary School’s website. 
This website has been designed to provide you with useful information and give you some insight into the educational opportunities available in this school 
I hope the information will be of benefit and interest. We believe that our pupils are our greatest assets and together form our most convincing advertisement. 
We aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum with due emphasis given to academic achievement, basic skills, the opportunity for physical development and a social and moral environment which encourages the principles of honesty and integrity, self confidence and a consideration of others. 
A close partnership between home and school is highly valued and is fostered in numerous ways throughout the school year. 
Please feel free to contact the school with any queries you may have. 
Yours sincerely 
Mr. M. Hall 

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Christmas Assembly 
In the school’s multi-purpose hall 
14th December 2017 
Starting at 9.30am 
Doors opening at 9.15am 
Please use the doors at the back of the hall and not the main entrance.  
P1 Application Forms  
On Wednesday 29 November 2017 information will be published about applying for a funded pre-school place/primary one place in September 2018. The admissions criteria for each pre-school/primary school will be available to view or download at this time. Application forms will also be available for download from and will need to be returned to the first preference pre-school/primary school by 12 noon on 10 January 2018. 
On Friday 10th November Mr Clyde organised for ‘The Amazing Journey’ Baptist Youth Group to come to school to allow us to take a journey through the Bible. Aaron Riddle presented both the Old and New Testaments and the pupils got to meet some bible characters along the way. At the end of the journey pupils got to dress up in traditional Bible clothes and taste some Bible foods from the time. 

Healthy Kids Sport Club 

On Thursday 23rd November, the very-popular ‘Sports Club’ afterschool club will begin for its first time in Richmount Primary School. The Healthy Kidz Sports Club will operate on Thursdays for boys and girls in P1, 2, 3 and 4 from 2.00 – 2.40 pm, and from 2.40 - 4pm for boys and girls in P5 to P7. 
Appealing to both boys and girls, those attending the club will experience a range of sports during the programme, as well as developing their physical and emotional literacy at the same time. From soccer to athletics, dodgeball to basketball, and rugby to American football, there will be a different emphasis every week. With sessions taking place both inside and outside, all in attendance are asked to dress accordingly (in the event of being outside bring warm clothing, footwear for tarmac and grass). 
Primary 1, 2, 3 & 4 – 2-2.40pm and Primary 5-7 - 3-4pm 
Thursday 7th December 
Thursday 14th December 
Each session will cost £2.00 and this is to be paid up front to ensure a place; sessions will run for 4 weeks. In order to book your child’s place, please return the consent slip attached, along with £8, to your child’s teacher ASAP (any cheques to be made payable to Healthy Kidz). Places are limited and in the event of over-subscription, names will be pulled from a hat. 

Aspire, Aim and Achieve 

In school we have designed a new noticeboard which will enable us to highlight achievement by pupils each month. This board allows us to celebrate the achievement by a pupil from each year group plus the after school club. Certificates are awarded during a full school assembly on the last Friday of each month. 
We encourage all of our pupils to “Aspire, Aim and Achieve” in everything they do both in school and at home.  
Winners for O 
P1 Thomas Ritchie – working really hard in all class tasks. 
P5 (Mr. Clyde/Mrs. Kimber) Henry Magowan – much improved organisation and better concentration. 
P2 Maisie McBride – always being a hard working and helpful member of the class. 
P6 Ben Smyth – good focus and hard work in class. 
P3 Joseph Woods – always producing his best work. 
P7 Joshua Cardwell – hard work and effort in all areas of Data Handling. 
P4 (Miss Haslam) Jenson Wright – working really hard during Miss Haslam’s absence. 
After school club – Dawid Ciesielski – settling in well in Afterschool Club. 
P4 (Mr. Clyde/Mrs. Kimber) James Reilly – focused and accurate HTU mental maths work. 
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