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Tom Sweeney Visit 

One of our parents talks to the children about our upcoming project with the elderly. 

Primary 3 and 4 Library Trip  

St Patrick's Day Celebrations and Preparations. 

P1 and P2 learn all about money with the help of our new iPads  

Pancake Day 

Winter Wonderland 

Celebrating Catholic School's Week 

Christmas Celebrations  

Eco Council Activities 

Halloween Fun 2017 

Maths Week Activities 

We said a sad goodbye to our much loved bus driver Eric. We all wish you a Happy Retirement 

Donall Mc Anallen Visit 

Drama Activities 

First Days at School 

Teddy Bears Picnic 
June 2017 

Butterfly Release 

Farm To Fork Tesco Trip 
May 2017 

Easter Celebrations 2017 

Reach for the Stars 
Below is a sample of some of the drama activities that take place in school every week.  

Amma Visit 
February 2017 
Vanessa from Amma returned to Derrylatinee to help P5-P7 with another I.T. project. Watch this space for more details. 

Pancake Day 

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week 

Number Day 2017 

Superhero Training Camp 

Fun in The Snow 
January 2017 

Our children take a quiet moment in front of the crib.  
Thank you to Evelyn who decorated the front of school so beautifully. 
Below the children enjoy a lovely Christmas dinner. 

P5-P7 enjoy some P.E. in the winter sunshine

Vanessa from Amma helped the kids of P3 and P4 make a digital version of The Enormous Crocodile. 

P1 and P2 children help make a classroom display for their Toy Theme 

Halloween Fun 

Teddy Zoo and Pinocchio 
P1-P4 went to Ranfurly House to watch Teddy Zoo and Pinocchio. 
A great time was had by all. 

Hill of the O'Neill Trip 
P5,6and 7 had a brilliant morning at Ranfurly House learning about the O'Neills and the Plantation of Ulster. 

Ambulance Visit  
October 2016 

Water Bus Visit  
October 2016 

Killeeshil Blitz 

Healthy Eating 
Throughout the school we have a healthy eating policy. P1 and P2 made a very tasty fruit salad. 

P1 and P2 Class Activities  
October 2016 

Book Fair  
22nd September - 27th September 

P1 and P2 
September 2016 

Friendship Fruit Salad 
September 2016 

Prize Giving 
27th June 2016 

End of Year Trips 
P1 - P6 - Peter Pan's Portadown 
P7 - Craigavon Ski Slopes. 

Sports Day 
21st June 2016 

Family Fun Day 
12th June 2016 
It may have been raining but our spirits were high. We welcomed one of our heroes to Derrylatinee - Marty Moane. 
Thank you Marty and all the musicians who entertained us all day long. 

Welcome to the New Class of 2016 

First Aid Lessons  

Exam Week  
23/5/16 - 27/5/16 

Orienteering Trip 
P5,6and7 went on a trip to the Palace Stables in Armagh on Friday 20th May  

Holy Communion 
21st May 2016 

We had a great day on Friday 20th May when Damien came to talk to the children about diving. He even let us have a go on his boat and try on his diving gear. 

Thank you Damien ,we had a great day learning about diving. 

April Highlights 

Sentinus Day 
Lagan College Belfast 
22nd April 2016 

Spring is in the Air 
18/4/16 - 22/4/16 
We had some lovely weather last week and the children had a great time outside in the sun. 

March Highlights 

Easter Celebrations 
Celebrating our Irish Heritage 

World Book day 

February 2016 
Another busy month in Derrylatinee. We celebrated St Brigid's Day by making crosses and we had our very successful father's night .The P7 students received their Transfer Test results - 100% pass rate - well done and we came top of the class at the Credit Union Quiz.We also made lots of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday and welcomed Tom from the Stem Project to the P5-P7 classroom. 
The children continued with the Accelerated Reading Programme and their own work in class.P1 and P2 made some wonderful houses which now sit in our entrance hall. P3 and P4 celebrated Chinese New Year by making dragons and making their own Chinese food. 
No wonder we are all tired at home time!!  

Derrylatinee Fathers Night 
February 9th 2016 







Catholic Schools Week 
1/2/16 - 5/2/16 

December was a busy month in school. We began the month with our performance in Craic Theatre. Work continued in classes, the children began an Accelerated Reading Scheme and we prepared for Christmas. To end the month we had an award ceremony,the children were presented with certificates to mark their achievements in term one. To top it all off we had The X Factor , here our kids showcased their many talents. 

Jack and the Beans Talk Performance 
Cool ,calm and confident. 

Happy Feet 
We have set ourselves a challenge of walking one mile a day during break time. If we meet the challenge we will have walked 180 miles this year, that's quite an achievement!!  

Playtime in the P1and P2 classroom 

Maths Week 

P5,6&7 celebrated Maths Week by building newspaper structures. Lots of measuring and calculating was needed to make sure they were the right size. 

P3&P4 had a great time celebrating Maths Week. They took part in a Maths Trail and a number obstacle course.They found numbers everywhere!! 

P7 Children Lead Assembly 
9th October 2015 
P7 lead an assembly in honour of St. Francis,who is the patron saint of our school and whose Feast Day was 4th October. 

Poetry Workshop 
Wednesday 29th September 

Break Time Fun 

First Day at School 
September 2015 

Wedding Bells 
Congratulations to Collette who is off to get married,we gave her a traditional Derrylatinee send off!  

Prize giving 
Friday 19th June  

Tribute to the P7 pupils. 
"In our school we look out for one another and this group of P7s have been particularly good at leading by example and always monitoring that the wee ones were OK. I ask them to make the presentations to the P1 children"  
Praise for the P1 pupils 
Today our P1s are confident and growing in maturity every day. I can recall how these children came to Derrylatinee as timid and often fearful little children. when I think of our school motto"Mol an oige agus tiocfaidh si", I feel we have achieved our goal.  

Sports Day 
Tuesday 9th June 

Derrylatinee 75 Book launch 
Friday 29th May 

First Holy Communion 
Saturday 2nd May 

On Friday 29th May two very popular ladies retired from school. We are very sad to say good bye to Evelyn and Margaret. Thank you for all your hard work throughout the years,you will be sadly missed. 

Election Day 
Thursday 12th March 

Harry Potter Night 
5th February 2015 

We had a great Harry Potter Night. All the children enjoyed coming to school in their pyjamas, along with lots of goodies to eat. We hope you remembered to brush your teeth at home!! 

St Brigid's Day Celebrations 
30th January 2015 

Winter Wonderland 

The pupils had a great time in the snow. We did not have enough to build a snowman, the cold doesn't bother us in Derrylatinee!! 

Christmas Celebrations at Derrylatinee 

All the children dressed up in their Christmas jumpers to celebrate in style as we enjoyed a delicious Christmas dinner. Join us on Wednesday 17th December @7pm when we will be performing our Nativity in the Craic Theatre Coalisland. Watch this space for behind the scenes photos!!! 
Shoe Box Appeal 
Children helping children at Christmas 
Derrylatinee Open Night 
On Wednesday 12th November the staff and children of Derrylatinee hosted an Open Night. We welcomed a number of new families, many commented on" the warm and friendly atmosphere". 
On Friday 24th October we celebrated Halloween with a pumpkin competition and fancy dress. P1 and P2 made a "witches brew". Lots of fun was had by all!! 
Step Back In Time 
On 5th October 2014 the whole community came together to celebrate Derrylatinee 75 Years in Education !! 
Below is a selection of pictures to give you a flavour of some of the activities which take place at Derrylatinee PS. 
"The Best Camogie Team in Tyrone" 
Primary 1 Cooking Class 
Mrs McNeice and the primary 1 children making some healthy snacks.  
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