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Official opening of Nursery Unit and Building Extension

We welcomed John O'Dowd MLA, Minister for Education & special Guests to officially open the Nursery Unit and Building Extension.


 

Last Updated: 1st February 2016
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NEW! Safer Internet Day 2016 #SID2016

Over the next few weeks we will be focusing on internet safety with a range of different activities in school. How can we play our part in making a better internet for us all! Click on the icon to the left for lots of ideas and video content to support you at home!

Phoenix IPS hosts ICT to Inspire Training with Tim Rylands and Sarah Neild

Phoenix welcomed 50 teachers from 35 schools across NI for an inspirational day of training with Tim Rylands and Sarah Neild. Tim was visiting NI as guest speaker at the ICT to Inspire conference and stayed on to host the training. They took the teachers through a range of exciting technology resources to inspire creativity in the classroom! 

 Phoenix Pupils take part in #Hourofcode

Remember Pupils in Year 1-7 participated in the hour of code to promote computer science throughout the school. An early approach to computer coding can help develop a range of skills including problem solving, managing information and thinking creatively. Click on the icon to the left to find out more information on how you can get involved at home!

Phoenix IPS hosts Early Years/Foundation Stage training  

We welcomed 30 teachers and Classroom Assistants from Integrated Schools to participate in training for Nursery and Foundation Stage staff. This is part of an ongoing phase of development to promote learning in the early years. With the opening of our new Nursery Unit we want to ensure that we provide the best possible experience for children, including a focus on tranisiton into main school. Clustering with other schools is a great way to do this as you create opportunities for staff to share their practice.

Phoenix IPS hosts Code Week EU for local schools  

Phoenix pupils participated in Computer Coding event #CodeweekEU. Pupils from local schools came along during the school day to particiapte in a Hackathon. The event was supported by AMMA and gave pupils the opportunity to experience a range of technology/coding activities such as minecraftedu, raspberry pi, occulus rift, drones and 3D printing! After school we hosted a Teacher workshop with over 25 teachers from local schools attending. Industry experts from ORACLE and Microsoft spoke to teachers about the benefits of introducing children to code in the primary Years.

Meet the Teacher workshop

Wednesday 9th September. Please see weekly note for information and times.

 Free School Meals

Remember you need to reapply for free school meals on a yearly basis. If you haven't already applied, contact the school office if you need an application form.School Meals can prove expensive, especially if you have more than one child. If you are unsure whether you meet the criteria please check out the Education Support Website by clicking on the school meals picture. There is also information about uniform support.

School Attendance Matters - A Parent's Guide
Please check out the Department of Education Leaflet for parents. Advice and information in relation to School Attendance. A very informative and useful document.Click on the icon to the left to access the leaflet. If you need any support or have any questions in relation to your child's attendance please contact the school.
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