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Termoncanice PS pupils hard at work writing poetry during the Primary 6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Termoncanice PS pupils hard at work writing poetry during the Primary 6 Taster Day
Happy smiles on the Primary 6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Happy smiles on the Primary 6 Taster Day
Busy in Home Economics on the Primary 6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Busy in Home Economics on the Primary 6 Taster Day
Learning about Physics on the Primary 6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Learning about Physics on the Primary 6 Taster Day
Learning about the history of Coleraine during the Primary 6 Taster Day - View Full Size Image
Learning about the history of Coleraine during the Primary 6 Taster Day
23/05/2019 PRIMARY SIX PUPILS ENJOY A TASTE OF LIFE AT LORETO COLLEGE

Primary Six pupils from twenty 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 schools - D. H. Christie Memorial PS Coleraine, Crossroads PS Kilrea, St Aidan’s PS,  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 Patrick’s PS Loughguile,  St Patrick’s PS Rasharkin, St Patrick’s & St Joseph’s PS, St Matthew’s Drumsurn, Roe Valley Intergrated , Ballyhackett , Mill Strand Intergrated and Termoncanice PS Limavady - enjoyed activities such as team-building games in PE, an introduction to DNA and learning about the application of Science to everyday life, poetry writing in the English department, 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 Junior 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 2020, continuing the strongly forged traditions of partnership between Loreto College and the many local primary schools.