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Dates for your Diary 2017 - 2018 (Dates Subject to Change) 

AUG 
EVENTS 
30th 
First Day back of new school year. (12.00pm finish). 
30th 
Primary 1 intake (Surname A - E - 11.30am finish). 
31st 
12.00pm Finish. Primary 1 intake (Surname J - R - 11.30am finish) 
SEPT 
EVENTS 
1st 
12.00pm Finish. Primary 1 Intake (Surname S - W -11.30am finish) 
4th 
First full day Primary 2 - 7 
4th 
Swimming recommences (P6-7) 
4th 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P5 7.00pm 
5th 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P1 and P4 7.00pm 
6th 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P6 and P7 7.00pm 
7th 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P2 and P3 7.00pm 
11th 
Extra Curricular Activities commence 
11th 
RAF Wings Appeal begins 
14th 
Primary 1 photogrph Ulster Gazette 
18th 
Primary 1 first full day 
20th 
Primary 7 trip to Ulster American Folk Park 
21st 
Primary 1 Come Dine With Me 
29th 
School Photographs (FULL WINTER SCHOOL UNIFORM) 
OCT 
EVENTS 
2nd 
Full School Uniform (Winter) 
3rd 
Primary 3 trip Armagh County Museum 
23rd - 27th 
Parent Interviews (1.00pm and 1.10pm finish all week) 
23rd 
Last day of swimming P6-7 
30 - 31st 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY 
NOV 
EVENTS 
1st - 3rd 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY 
6th 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence 
6th 
Poppy Appeal begins 
9th 
Primary 5 Viking Trip to Navan Centre 
10th 
Primary 7 Experience day at TJHS 
11th 
AQE Transfer Test 1 
16th 
Children in Need. (Thursday as off on Friday) 
17th 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMENT 
25th 
AQE Transfer Test 2 
30th 
Open Afternoon 3.00 - 5.00pm (Children home at 2.00pm) 
DEC 
EVENTS 
2nd 
AQE Transfer Test 3 
8th 
Christmas Dinner. (Christmas Hats). 
14th 
P4-7 Christmas Carol Service in Church 
14th 
Christmas Jumper Day 
15th 
P1-3 Nativity in Church Hall 
20th 
Last Day of term 12.00/12.10pm finish 
21st - 31st 
SCHOOL CLOSED CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 
JAN 
EVENTS 
1st - 3rd 
SCHOOL CLOSED CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 
4th 
First day of new term 
4th 
TJHS Open Evening 7.00 - 9.00pm 
8th 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence 
8th 
Swimming recommences (P5) 
15th 
Primary 4 trip to N.I War Memorial Museum 
29th 
Primary 6 Fairtrade Workshop in class 
FEB 
EVENTS 
2nd 
Break The Rules Day 2018 
12th - 16th 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY 
19th 
Term 2 Recommences 
19th 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence 
26th - 28th 
Hope For Youth Ministries Bible Club 
MAR 
EVENTS 
1st - 2nd 
Hope For Youth Ministries Bible Club 
1st 
World Book Day 
5th - 9th 
Parent Teacher Interviews 
7th 
World Maths Day 
14th 
Primary 3 trip to Oxford Island 
19th 
SCHOOL CLOSED ST.PATRICK'S DAY 
28th 
Last Day of term (12.00/12.10pm finish) 
28th 
Easter Bunny Visit 
29th - 30th 
SCHOOL CLOSED EASTER HOLIDAYS 
APR 
EVENTS 
2nd - 6th 
SCHOOL CLOSED EASTER HOLIDAYS 
9th 
First day of Term 3 
16th 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7) 
17th 
Start of Portadown Music Festival 
23rd 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7) 
23rd 
Start of The Big Pedal 2018 (2 Weeks) 
30th 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7) 
MAY 
EVENTS 
3rd 
Last Day of The Big Pedal 2018 
4th 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMENT 
7th 
SCHOOL CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY 
14th - 18th  
Assessment Week (Attendance Important) 
14th - 18th  
Walk to school week 
28th 
SCHOOL CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY 
29th 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMENT 
31st 
School Fair (Children home at 2.00pm) 
JUNE 
EVENTS 
4th 
TJHS Primary 7 Transfer Test 
5th - 8th 
Primary 6/7 Manchester Trip 
12th 
New Primary 1 Induction 
13th  
Sports day 
15th 
New Primary 1 Outdoor Play 
21st 
Final Assembly (TBC) 
22nd 
Primary 1 Steamvale Farm visit 
22nd 
Reports Sent Home 
29th 
Last day of term 12.00/12/10pm finish 
AUGUST 
30th 
30th 
31st 
First Day back of new school year. (12.00pm finish) 
Primary 1 intake (Surname A - E - 11.30am finish) 
12.00pm Finish. Primary 1 intake (Surname J - R - 11.30am finish) 
SEPTEMBER 
1st 
4th 
4th 
4th 
5th 
6th 
7th 
11th 
11th 
14th 
18th 
20th 
21st 
29th 
12.00pm Finish. Primary 1 Intake (Surname S - W -11.30am finish). 
First full day Primary 2 - 7. 
Swimming recommences (P6-7). 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P5 7.00pm 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P1 and P4 7.00pm 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P6 and P7 7.00pm 
Parents Curriculum Evening, P2 and P3 7.00pm 
Extra Curricular Activities commence. 
RAF Wings Appeal begins. 
Primary 1 photogrph Ulster Gazette. 
Primary 1 first full day. 
Primary 7 trip to Ulster American Folk Park 
Primary 1 Come Dine With Me. 
School Photographs (FULL WINTER SCHOOL UNIFORM) 
OCTOBER 
2nd 
3rd 
23rd-27th 
23rd 
30th-31st 
Full School Uniform (Winter). 
Primary 3 trip Armagh County Museum. 
Parent Interviews (1.00pm and 1.10pm finish all week). 
Last day of swimming P6-7. 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY 
NOVEMBER 
1st-3rd 
6th 
6th 
9th 
10th 
11th 
16th 
17th 
25th 
30th 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY. 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence. 
Poppy Appeal begins. 
Primary 5 Viking Trip to Navan Centre 
Primary 7 Experience day at TJHS 
AQE Transfer Test 1. 
Children in Need. (Thursday as off on Friday) 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMENT 
AQE Transfer Test 2. 
Open Afternoon 3.00 - 5.00pm (Children home at 2.00pm) 
DECEMBER 
2nd 
8th 
14th 
14th 
15th 
20th 
20th 
21st-31st 
AQE Transfer Test 3 
Christmas Dinner (Christmas Hats). 
Primary 4-7 Carol Service 7.00pm. 
Christmas Jumper Day. 
Primary 1-4 Nativity 9.30am. 
Santa Visit. 
Last Day of term 12.00/12/10pm finish. 
SCHOOL CLOSED CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY 
JANUARY 
1st - 3rd 
4th 
4th 
8th 
8th 
15th 
29th 
SCHOOL CLOSED CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. 
First day of new term. 
TJHS Open Evening 7.00 - 9.00pm 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence. 
Swimming recommences (P5).. 
Primary 4 trip to N.I. War Memorial Museum. 
Primary 6 Fairtrade Workshop in class. 
FEBRUARY 
2nd 
12th-16th 
19th 
19th 
26th - 28th 
Break the Rules Day 2018 
SCHOOL CLOSED HALF TERM HOLIDAY 
Term 2 Recommences. 
Extra Curricular Clubs Commence. 
Hope For Youth Ministries Bible Club. 
MARCH 
1st - 2nd 
1st 
5th - 9th 
7th 
14th 
19th 
28th 
28th 
29th - 30th  
Hope For Youth Ministries Bible Club. 
World Book Day. 
Parent Teacher Interviews. 
World Maths Day. 
P3 trip to Oxford Island 
SCHOOL CLOSED ST.PATRICK'S DAY 
Last Day of term (12.00/12.10pm finish). 
Easter Bunny Visit 
SCHOOL CLOSED EASTER HOLIDAYS 
APRIL 
2nd-6th 
9th 
16th 
17th 
23rd 
23rd 
30th 
SCHOOL CLOSED EASTER HOLIDAYS. 
First day of Term 3. 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7). 
Start of Portadown Music Festival. 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7). 
Start of The Big Pedal 2018 (2 Weeks). 
Swimming Gala Preperation (P6-7). 
MAY 
3rd 
4th 
7th 
14th - 18th 
14th - 18th 
28th 
29th 
31st 
Last Day of The Big Pedal 2018. 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMENT 
SCHOOL CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY 
Assessment Week (Attendance Important). 
Walk to school week. 
SCHOOL CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY 
SCHOOL CLOSED STAFF DEVELOPMNT 
School Fair (Children home at 2.00pm) 
JUNE 
4th 
5th - 8th 
12th 
13th 
15th 
21st  
22nd 
22nd 
29th 
TJHS Primary 7 Transfer Test. 
Primary 6/7 Manchester Trip. 
New Primary 1 Induction. 
Sports Day. 
New Primary 1 Outdoor Play. 
Final Assembly (TBC). 
Primary 1 Steamvale Farm visit. 
Reports Sent Home. 
Last day of term 12.00/12/10pm finish. 

School Development Plan 2017-2020 

School Prospectus 2016 

Board of Governors' Report 2016-2017 

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