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Archive for March, 2011

GIPS Runners are up for the Belfast Marathon again!

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You can catch up with the Principal’s training efforts for the event at:

You can also help to raise funds with us by going to:

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March 24th, 2011 at 6:08 pm

Integrated Education Week ~ Hearts & Minds 7-11 March 2011

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Each class this week made a little person to add to a school family.  Within each person, children in the classes thought about people and things that they loved, and ideas of what they would like to be, know and do to be more integrated.  Teachers and pupils in each class shared their thoughts about Integration, what it is, what makes us different in our school to others and why it’s so important to us.

Here is the collection of children from Glengormley IPS that we made from P1-P7 this week.  Each is unique like the children in our school.

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March 10th, 2011 at 8:31 pm

P7 pupils share in Parkhall Integrated Week Workshop

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4 Primary 7 pupils travelled to Parkhall IC in Antrim today with Mr Arnold, to share in an art workshop with pupils from 3 other neighbouring Integrated Primary Schools.  The staff hosting them had the children involved in making a large banner focussed on the theme this year of “Hearts & Minds” which will take pride of place in the school assembly hall next to the large kite our pupils were involved in making last year.

The children had fun mixing with their peers from other schools whist stimulating their own minds about “what is Integration?” and “what makes it different to other schools?”

Click on this picture below to go to see the rest of the photos in the gallery.


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March 7th, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Glengormley Footballers take 2nd Place!

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Our little football team took second place runners-up last week in a Newtownabbey Tournament held at the Valley Leisure Centre.

We were going really strong through all the games until we met our rivals Carnmoney PS in the last game.  Unfortunately on this occasion, things did not go our way!  The boys played really well and were commended on their team skills, individual skills and spirit.

We won two games, drew two and lost the final one.  We scored a hatful of goals along the way and had a lot of fun.

Here are some clips from the events to see how well they played.

Football 1       Football 2     Football 3     Football 4     Football 5     football 6     Football 7    

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March 7th, 2011 at 5:11 pm

Flying High for Integration 2010

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Here is an account, as submitted into the Parkhall IC Annual Magazine, of the events that took place last year when we and others from local primary schools were invited to Parkhall Integrated College to celebrate in Integrated Education Week 2010.

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March 7th, 2011 at 3:56 pm