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

House Points 

Bann - 750 
Shimna -550 
Lagan - 450 
Foyle - 550 
Sports Captains for 2018-19 
Rugby -  
Samuel Winter 
Girls' Hockey -  
Lucy Wells 
 
Boys' Hockey -  
Charlie Stephenson  
Girls' Football -  
Ellie Woolsey 
Boys' Football - 
Billy Graham 
Monday: 
 
No Boys’ Hockey practice 
P1-7 Pantomime at Armagh Theatre (All pupils go home at 2.40 pm today) 
 
Tuesday: 
 
No P6/7 swimming 
No Girls’ Hockey Practice (finishes at 4pm) 
Key Stage 1 Cinema morning at Richmount Rural Community Association (£2 entry plus £2 for a selection box) 
 
Christmas Exam results go home today 
 
Wednesday:  
NO Boys’ football practice 
Key Stage 2 Cinema morning at Richmount Rural Community Association (£2 entry plus £2 for a selection box) 
 
Thursday:  
 
No Portadown FC coaching 
Class parties (Non-uniform day) 
 
Choir singing at Richmount Rural Community Association 11.30 am 
 
Friday:  
 
SCHOOL CLOSES TODAY AT 12 NOON (SCHOOL BUS WILL LEAVE AT THIS TIME) 
 
Non-uniform (pupils may bring a toy/game. No mobile phones please!) 
 
The school choir at the palace building in Armagh singing as guests of the Lord Mayor Councilor Julie Flaherty (a former pupil of Richmount). The Lord Mayor had organized the reception to honour the hard work carried out by rural community groups in the council area. The choir entertained those present with an array of carols and were joined in their efforts by the Lord Mayor. 
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 
Principal 
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S ADVICE LEAFLET ON THE 
POST-PRIMARY TRANSFER PROCESS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN P6 
 
As has been the practice over the last number of years, the Department has produced an advice leaflet on the post-primary transfer process for parents of children in P6. The purpose of this leaflet is to ensure that parents receive timely information about the range of issues they need to take into account when making important decisions about the next stage in their child’s education. 
 
All primary schools will receive copies of the leaflet in January. The leaflet is also available to download from the Department’s website at https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/publications/advice-parents-children-primary-6. 

Aspire, Aim and Achieve 
November 2018 

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.  
P1 Can Ahmedova – making really pleasing progress in all areas of his classwork. 
 
 
P5 (Mr. Clyde/Mrs. Kimber) Abigail Barr – a great weather diary during independent writing. 
P2 Ada Fikrit – always trying her best in all class activities. 
 
 
 
P6/7 Ben Smyth – good progress with his daily mental maths work. 
P3 Noah Cardwell – working really hard in class and always doing his best. 
 
 
 
P7 Summer Mulligan – reading so brilliantly at the switching on of the Christmas tree lights. 
P4 (Miss Haslam) –Molly McClean – working really hard in class and completing work much more consistently. 
 
.After school club Isabella Robinson – being a very enthusiastic helper. 
P4 (Mr. Clyde/Mr. Caddell) Joseph Woods – a good start to 2D shape. 
 
 
 
 
Richmount playgroup is a community based preschool based in the village of Scotch Street 3 miles from Portadown in the direction of Moy. It is registered for 24 children. It offers preschool education for children from 2 years and 10 months through to immediate preschool age. It has a number of funded places for children in the preschool year as determined annually by the Education Authority. Richmount Playgroup is a registered charity 
 
All our staff are professionally qualified 
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