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St Oliver Plunkett School Primary School and Nursery 9 Laragh Road, Beragh, Omagh

Welcome

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to St Oliver Plunkett Primary and Nursery school.

We are a child centred and parent friendly school which endeavours to work in partnership with parents, parish and the wider community for the good of our pupils. Our staff are enthusiastic, dedicated and work hard to support pupils in all aspects of their learning thus creating an atmosphere where pupils are happy, fulfilled, secure and challenged.

Our Catholic ethos permeates all aspects of school life and our pupils are encouraged to develop respect, tolerance and fairness in working and playing with others. We are a multi-cultural school with pupils from Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia currently attending. We welcome all cultures to our school and this adds a rich cultural dimension to the education provided.

We have developed a wide range of extra curricular activities, which we see as important in the development of the whole child. Pupils are given the opportunities to develop new talents, improve on existing skills, raise their expectations, and develop their self-esteem.

Encouragement and praise plays an important part in the day to day workings of our school and we encourage our pupils to always do their best and believe in themselves at all times.

While this website can give you a glimpse of many aspects of our school life if you wish to see around the school, please feel free to call and arrange a suitable time.

We look forward to meeting you and your child.

A warm welcome awaits you in St Oliver Plunkett’s Primary and Nursery School.

 

Calendar Events

Thursday, 18th October 2018
Handball Coaching (11am-12 noon for P6 & 7/Eilise McCrory St. Ciaranโ€™s College )
Friday, 19th October 2018
Gaelic Football Coaching (Tyrone GAA) (11am - 12 noon (P4 & 5))
School Mass (7pm @ Beragh Chapel)
Monday, 22nd October 2018
Physical Literacy (Ulster GAA) (1-2pm (P1); 2-3pm (P2&3) )
After-School Gaelic Football Coaching ๐Ÿ (3-4pm for P5, 6 & 7 boys & girls with Oisin McNia (Ulster GAA))
Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
Multi-Sports Coaching (P6/7 9:40-10:40am)
Tin Whistle Class (3-4pm with Mrs Monaghan)
Wednesday, 24th October 2018
Y5/6/7 Trip to Witches by Rohal Dahl in Drumragh (9.20am)
Violin Tuition (9:30-10:30am)
Thursday, 25th October 2018
Handball Coaching (11am-12 noon for P6 & 7/Eilise McCrory St. Ciaranโ€™s College )
Friday, 26th October 2018
Birds of Prey visit (9.30am)
Gaelic Football Coaching (Tyrone GAA) (11am - 12 noon (P4 & 5))
Library Van Visit ๐Ÿ“š (11:20am - 12 noon)
Monday, 29th October 2018
Physical Literacy (Ulster GAA) (1-2pm (P1); 2-3pm (P2&3) )
After-School Gaelic Football Coaching ๐Ÿ (3-4pm for P5, 6 & 7 boys & girls with Oisin McNia (Ulster GAA))
Tuesday, 30th October 2018
Multi-Sports Coaching (P6/7 9:40-10:40am)
Tin Whistle Class (3-4pm with Mrs Monaghan)
Wednesday, 31st October 2018
Halloween Holidays
Please note dates and times are subject to change.
 

News

27th Sep 2018
The children had a great afternoon today enjoying the performance of ‘The Selfish...
 
 
 
27th Sep 2018
P6 & 7 pupils were fortunate to have a visit from past pupil Eilise McCrory this...
 
 
 
25th Sep 2018
P6 & 7 began their 6 week block of soccer coaching with coach Amy Davis this...
 
 
 
14th Sep 2018
Today saw the beginning of the Friday Coding Club again.  Mr. Conroy introduced...
 
 
 
18th Jul 2018
Co Tyrone school pupil reigns supreme in Dubai Duty Free Irish Open drawing competition: Molly-Rose...
 
 
 
 

Safeguarding Inspection

The school's most recent inspection was a Safeguarding inspection which was held in October 2017. Three members of the Education Training Inspectorate (ETI) visited the school and looked at all the policies and procedures relating to Safeguarding and Child Protection. They spoke with the Principal and Designated Child Protection Teacher and to the Year 6 pupils, as well as with members of our Board of Governors.

Whilst they were unable to see the outworking of these policies within the school (due to industrial action short of strike action), they were able to comment on what they had looked at.

In summary, they found that the school’s paperwork presented was meticulous, and that all relevant policies were up to date. They noted that the school had appropriately identified areas in which it wished to develop further.

ETI felt the pupils were respectful and very happy at school, noting that the pupils spoke very highly of the school and its teachers, and that they knew who to go to if they had a problem.

They felt the representatives of the school’s Board of Governors were highly skilled in their role and in their knowledge of school improvement.

In conclusion, ETI felt our school was a very warm and welcoming place.