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St Francis' Primary School and Bunscoil Naomh Proinsias, Lurgan, Craigavon, County Armagh


Welcome to the website of St. Francis’ Primary School, Bunscoil Naomh Proinsias & St. Francis’ Nursery Unit.

We are delighted to virtually open up our school to children, parents, governors, visitors, local community and the world beyond. You will gain an insight into life at our school and unique experience we bring with Nursery, Bunscoil and mainstream primary education on the one site. 
If you have any questions or would like to know more, please contact the school office or contact our Principal, Miss O’Dowd.

In this era of Covid I ask that all visitors adhere to the following procedures

Policy / Procedures for Visitors (COVID19)

  • All visits to the school must be arranged prior to attending, either by telephone contact with the school office or by contractual agreement.
  • If you have had any of the symptoms of COVID 19 in the previous 14 days you must not enter into the school building – cough, fever, change to your sense of smell and/or taste.
  • If you have travelled internationally in the past 14 days you must not enter the school building.
  • If you have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID 19 in the past 14 days you must not enter the school building.
  • Upon arrival to the school you must present to the school receptionist/Principal and provide us with your contact details for tracking and tracing, should it be necessary.
  • Whilst in our school you must;

Sanitise your hands upon arrival at the school

Wear a face covering if inside the school building.

Regularly wash your hands with soap and water or sanitise your hands with the hand sanitiser provided.

Follow all PHA guidance on personal hygiene, hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene and reducing risks in relation to COVID 19

Maintain a social distance of 2m from adults

  • If working with a child or with a group of children, you must clean all surfaces with the disinfectant spray and disposable cloths provided at the beginning and end of each session, as well as in between sessions with different children. If a child becomes ill during your session you must inform their teacher immediately.

Latest News

22nd Jun 2022
The NI Libraries Reading Challenge is a great way to motivate your children to read...
15th Jun 2022
The McKeever Portal for PE gear is now open. The links close on 3rd July. Be careful...
9th Jun 2022
As part of our inaugural Nurture Week, our P5 and P6 pupils received a sunflower...
9th Jun 2022
As a special treat during Nurture Week, our Nursery to Primary 3 children enjoyed...
7th Jun 2022
This week (beginning 6th May) we are celebrating Nurture Week in school. Take a look...
6th Jun 2022
On Friday 10th June we will be having a ‘Dress to Express Day’ to celebrate...
31st May 2022
Our Nurture Group enjoyed a spa day in The Happy Hive, learning self-care and relaxation...
27th May 2022
The Education Authority are getting ready to launch applications for Free School...
26th May 2022
We have a wide range of well-being activities planned for parents/grandparents/guardians...
24th May 2022
Our Nurture Week kicks off on Monday 6th June, launching with ‘The Great St...
23rd May 2022
Huge congratulations to this week’s Problem Solvers Of the Week in numeracy....
19th May 2022
Well done to all of our brilliant Irish dancers from P/R3 - P/R7 on your performances...
16th May 2022
Congratulations to the winners this week 👏👏
13th May 2022
The Education Authority (EA) has been notified by Translink that their bus drivers...
6th May 2022
Excellent work from everyone!!
6th May 2022
Mr Coleman's P5 class were myOn winners for the week. Mrs McManus' P4 class were...
29th Apr 2022
Greg and Wayne from Kinnego Bushcraft delivered the first Forest School session this...
26th Apr 2022
Congratulations to Mrs Lavery's P7 class for winning the Accelerated Reader class...
11th Apr 2022
Our Happy Hive Nurture Group enjoyed an Easter themed messy play session with ‘Jolly...
11th Apr 2022
Congratulations to all the winners this week👏👏👏 
9th Apr 2022
Some of our Primary 6 pupils helped to prepare the palms that will be given out in...
8th Apr 2022
We had great fun taking part in the whole school Number Day challenge and dressing...
8th Apr 2022
After reading The Very Hungry Worry Monsters the children made their own worry monsters...
6th Apr 2022
The children in The Happy Hive have made many wonderful savoury and sweet dishes....
4th Apr 2022
Congratulations to all of our winners. Mr Findon's class won the myOn class...
4th Apr 2022
Congratulations to all of our MyOn winners. Mrs Lyons’s class won most improved....
4th Apr 2022
Today we tried red peppers. 
4th Apr 2022
Congratulations to all the winners this week ⭐️⭐️⭐️  
29th Mar 2022
Our Seachtain na Gaeilge winners! Well done to our whole school who took part in...
24th Mar 2022
A huge thank you to Michael Cairns from The Men’s Shed helping us make the...
16th Mar 2022
St Patrick’s blessings to you all! 
11th Mar 2022
Congratulations to the winners of this week’s challenge. The difficult problems...
10th Mar 2022
8th Mar 2022
Peppa Muc (Peppa pig) in Irish on RTE Jr! Tá Peppa Muc ar fáil as Gaeilge...
7th Mar 2022
Our latest myOn winners: Class of week - Mr Findon P4 Most improved class- Mr...
4th Mar 2022
Congratulations to all of our winners this week 👏👏👏👏Look out for the...
4th Mar 2022
Fáilte roimh cách- everyone welcome!!
3rd Mar 2022
As we celebrate World Book day, try out these simple Irish words from ALTRAM. 
2nd Mar 2022
If you’re ever stuck on how to pronounce something that’s not just a...
1st Mar 2022
What better way to start SNAG 22 than making your pancakes ‘as Gaeilge’...
1st Mar 2022
Tá neart ag tarlú sa cheantar seo!! Lots happening in our area! 
1st Mar 2022
Bígí linn chun ár dteanga dhúchais a cheiliúradh!!...
28th Feb 2022
After studying Laudato Si, the boys and girls wrote to Pope Francis to tell him how...
28th Feb 2022
World Book Day - reminder that Thursday 3rd March is World Book Day. Come to school...
28th Feb 2022
AR 6,651 books read26,476,213 words read.Check out our lucky winners for this week....
23rd Feb 2022
Dear Parents I am writing to inform you of changes to our School Holiday allocation. We...
17th Feb 2022
There has been a great reading buzz around St Francis' Primary School and our pupils...
11th Feb 2022
Congratulations to all the winners this week 👏👏👏
8th Feb 2022
Please watch with your children. Safer Internet Day
8th Feb 2022
Have a look at this video for some top tips on keeping safe online!!! Safer Internet...
7th Feb 2022
We are taking part in Safer Internet Day 2022! This years theme is “All fun...
7th Feb 2022
Thank you everyone for supporting our Non-Uniform day during Catholic Schools Week. ...
4th Feb 2022
A huge congratulations to all our Numeracy Problem Solvers this Week👏👏 Well...
23rd May 2022
Our very first St Francis’ Nurture Week will take place week commencing 6th...

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Upcoming Events...

Wednesday, 6th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Thursday, 7th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Friday, 8th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Monday, 11th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Tuesday, 12th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Wednesday, 13th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Thursday, 14th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Friday, 15th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Monday, 18th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break
Tuesday, 19th July 2022
School Closed for Summer Break