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Pupils from St Patrickís & St Brigidís PS Glenullin enjoying the P6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Pupils from St Patrickís & St Brigidís PS Glenullin enjoying the P6 Taster Day
Pupils from St Johnís PS Coleraine enjoying the P6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Pupils from St Johnís PS Coleraine enjoying the P6 Taster Day
Pupils from St Caniceís PS Dungiven enjoying the P6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Pupils from St Caniceís PS Dungiven enjoying the P6 Taster Day
A Home Economics lesson for pupils from Crossroads PS Kilrea at the P6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
A Home Economics lesson for pupils from Crossroads PS Kilrea at the P6 Taster Day
Pupils from Roe Valley Integrated PS enjoying a Drama lesson at the P6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Pupils from Roe Valley Integrated PS enjoying a Drama lesson at the P6 Taster Day
23/05/2017 PRIMARY SIX PUPILS ENJOY A TASTE OF LIFE AT LORETO COLLEGE

Primary Six pupils from twenty-one schools enjoyed Taster Mornings at Loreto College Coleraine towards the end of May, exploring a range of activities on offer at this prestigious Voluntary Grammar School.

Pupils from all twenty-one schools – Ballyhackett PS Castlerock, D. H. Christie Memorial PS Coleraine, Crossroads PS Kilrea Mill Strand Integrated PS Portrush, Roe Valley Integrated PS Limavady, St Aidan’s PS Bellarena, St Brigid’s PS Ballymoney, St Canice’s PS Dungiven, St Colum’s PS Portstewart, St Columba’s PS Ballerin, St Columba’s PS Kilrea, St John’s PS Coleraine, St John’s PS Dernaflaw, St Joseph’s PS Dunloy, St Malachy’s PS Coleraine, St Matthew’s PS Drumsurn, St Patrick’s PS Loughguile, St Patrick’s PS Portrush, St Patrick’s PS Rasharkin, St Patrick’s & St Joseph’s PS Garvagh and Termoncanice PS Limavady - enjoyed activities such as team-building games in PE, an introduction to Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and learning about the application of Science to everyday life, poetry writing in the English department, History and Geography activities, decorating cupcakes in Home Economics, some interactive number games in Mathematics and ice-breaker games to explore character in Drama.

The pupils also had the opportunity to experience the school canteen, Café Lorette, and to meet Year 8 and Year 10 students from the College, many of whom had attended the same primary schools as the visiting students. During the morning, Primary teachers and Classroom Assistants also had the opportunity to meet the team of teachers and Senior Leadership Team members taking part in the event.

Miss Belinda Toner, Vice Principal at Loreto College, who co-ordinated the Taster Mornings, commented that the events had been a great success and that it had been a great pleasure to welcome so many enthusiastic young pupils to the College. Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, added that he looked forward to welcoming many of these pupils back as Year 8 students in September 2018, continuing the strongly forged traditions of partnership between Loreto College and the many local primary schools.