Edenderry Primary School

From Little Acorns Great Oaks Grow


We have had a few very busy weeks and I have been unable to celebrate with the pupils of the week. On Friday I hosted pupils from 17th, 24th and 31st May.

You can see the P1-P3 pupils provided great entertainment, we were told stories, taught dance moves and enjoyed lots of laughter.

BANBRIDGE FUN RUN -Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Thank you to Friends of Edenderry who organised the participation of Team Edenderry in the town's Fun Run. Many more pictures in Friends of Edenderry page. 

It was a fabulous event and we all had a great time.


Ella and Rosa are members of Banbridge Hockey Club's P4 team. Over the last few weeks this team has had amazing success in local tournaments. The girls shared their numerous medals in assembly and are now heading to Tayto Park for a team treat. Well done girls and it's great to have you at school Hockey Practice on Friday afternoons. 

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 10th May 2019

Our celebration of Pupil of the Week was delayed to Monday 13th May but I welcomed some delighted pupils to the staffroom for their well deserved treat.


We are very proud of our P4 pupil Joshua who recently wrote to the Prime Minister asking to make the wearing of bicycle helmets law.  On Wednesday morning, he shared the contents of the reply in the school assembly. In our photograph he is holding an article from Banbridge Chronicle regarding his lobbying for a cycle helmet law.

PLEASE REMEMBER if your child is cycling or scooting to school a cycling helmet must be worn- it could save a life.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 3rd May 2019

It was wonderful to meet the first pupils of the week for May. We were joined by a number of pupils who had received the award before Easter but it had been so busy they didn't get a chance to come to the staff room for a chat.

On Friday I meet pupils who have been working very hard, trying their best and being helpful and a good friend to other pupils in the class. I also read a fabulous piece of creative writing.

Well done to all those who received the award.

Friends of Edenderry  Easter Hats and Easter Scene

We had a super morning parading in the Easter hats and showing off Easter Scenes (more photos on Friends of Edenderry page). The standard was amazing! Many thanks to parents and grandparents who helped with the creations.

Mrs Mitchell

Today is Mrs Mitchell's last day at Edenderry Primary School. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for over 35 years of dedicated service in our school, your experience and wisdom will be truly missed. We wish you a long and happy retirement.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 29th March 2019

Well done to the Pupils of the Week. We had many helpful pupils who have been working hard and are being good  friend to others. A special thank you must go to Lucy, a P7 Ambassador who each week helps me  to set up the snack and tidy up afterwards.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 22nd March 2019

Well done to all our Pupils of the Week. I had some very excited pupils who enjoyed sitting on their teachers' chairs in the staffroom.


A huge thankyou to PAUL EVANS and his COACHES FROM EVO'S FOOTBALL who ran our Sponsored Fun Fit day. As you can see from the photos all of the children thoroughly enjoyed being outside playing football. Could we also thanks Friends of Edenderry for organising the day. Please remember to send in your sponsorship money - every penny will be used to benefit the children. 

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 15th March 2019

I welcomed some very proud pupils to the staffroom this week. They were delighted to be Pupil of the Week. Keep up the great work.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 8th March

This was a busy week in school. Well done to all those who received a Pupil of the Week Certificate



Great effort by so many pupils(thank-you parents) and staff. We has a great World Book Day!


A huge thank-you to Paul Evans and his coaches who helped the pupils in P1, P2 & P3 celebrate World Book Day. You can see from the photos that he children thoroughly enjoyed listening to the stories. Many thanks to Paul and the boys for their support and for highlighting the importance of reading.

 Chief  Superintendent Peter Fararar and Judge  Patrick Lynch visited the P3, P4 and P6 classes and read a favourite  story to the pupils. They shared the importance of reading for enjoyment and for work and answered many questions about regarding their careers. Thank you for  sharing your books and encouraging our children to read.


We are proud to announce that P2 pupil Aiobheann, who recently had her hair cut, has donated her wonderful plait to the Princess Trust. We think she looks great with short hair but she is already planning to let it grow so she can donate again!

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 8th February

Great effort, attitude and work and earned all of the children below the reward of pupil of the week.

Table Tennis Success

Pupils from P5, P6 & P7 recently took part in a local table tennis competition. Congratulations to all of our pupils who came home with gold medals. Many thanks to Arnold Morgan who does so much to promote table tennis in Banbridge and coaches all of the schools who participated in the competition.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - 1st February 2019

It is always wonderful to have new pupils receive the Pupil of the Week certificate but this week Ava came back for her second time. Well done Ava! 

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 18th & 25th January

On Friday we celebrated Pupils of the Week from two weeks. Well done to all. 

Edenderry welcomed students from the Confucius Institute at Ulster University. The children had the opportunity to dress in traditional Chinese costumes, wear masks, play games and have their name written in Chinese. Some of our pupils were able to practise their Chinese with urthe visitors. We look forward to welcoming the Chinese New Year.

PUPIL OF THE WEEK - Friday 11th January 2019

A super start to the New Year. Well done to our Pupils of the Week. We are missing the P5 pupils, they will be added next week.

Congratulations to Lucy and Dylan. They are the first pupils in Edenderry to receive Ambassador badges. They have demonstrated the four key qualities of Respect, Responsibility, Kindness and Co-operation and are super role models in our school. We look forward to awarding more badges in the future.

A BIG thank you!!

Congratulations to Flynn.

Flynn joins an elite group of Edenderry pupils as he is only the third recipient of a Black Band. A super achievement, he has demonstrated the values we strive for - Respect, Responsibility, Kindness & Cooperation.

MacMillan Coffee Morning

A huge thank you to all the parents, family and friends who supported our coffee morning. The children also had the opportunity to purchase buns and biscuits for their break.

To date an amazing £1046 has been raised!

P7 Leavers Assembly

This was Mr Wilson's last assembly with us and a very enjoyable occasion for everyone. A big thank you to our special guest Paul Evans who organised and ran a very successful Sports Day and  presented the school awards. Well done to all our P7s and all the award winners. Good luck for the future.  

P7 pupils and staff heading off to Paris.


                               PTA-UK Gold Star Awards

          Fundraising Achievement (Northern Ireland)

Great news -  the 'Friends of Edenderry', our P.T.A.,  have won the NI category.  Well deserved recognition for all their hard work.


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