Welcome!

Welcome to the website for St. Martin's Primary School, Garrison. I hope you will take the time to browse this site and become familiar with some of the work and activities which take place in our school. Whether you are a pupil, parent or past pupil or indeed someone visiting us for the first time, I hope you get a feel for the place which has served the parish of Inis Muighe Samh for the last 50 years. If you would like to visit the school to see at first hand the work which takes place, please feel free to contact me.

 

Mairéad Gormley

Principal

 

Latest News

Accelerated Reading Success!

Congratulations to the children who achieved their Accelerated Reading Target in Term 2.

The children  worked really hard and should be commended for their efforts.

Well done everyone!!!

Accelerated Reading Winners Term 2

Congratulations to the following children who received certificates for super progress in Accelerated Reading during Term 2.

The winners were:

P4: Charlie Mc Manus 

P5: Leah Keaney

P6 (AOC) Edward Carty    P6 (LB) Emmet Lavelle

P7 Mason Kelly

Missing from the photo is Edward Carty

Mathletics Winners Term 2

Congratulations to the following children who received certificates at assembly for fantastic effort and participation in Mathletics during Term 2.

The winners were: 

P1: Katie Mulrone

P2 Mairead Latten

P3 (SW) Rose Keown   P3(SN): Calvin Flanagan

P4: Lochlainn Halliday

P5: Fionn Gallagher

P6 (AOC) Oisin Mc Gee  P6 (LB) Eoghan O'Flanagan

P7: Eadaoin Murphy

Families in Numeracy

Congratulations to the P3 children and parents who participated in the Families in Numeracy programme over a 6 week period.

The children each got a different numeracy game home each week for six weeks in lieu of written homework. The games were based on the P3 Numeracy curriculum. 

The children received certificates at assembly for their participation in the programme.

Well done everyone!!!

World Book Day 2024

We love World Book Day here in St Martin's!!

This year, children dressed up as book characters and designed book characters out of toilet roll tubes. 

A fantastic effort was made by each class. We enjoyed having the chance to view each class's costumes in a World Book Day assembly. 

Check out the photos below of some of the costumes and crafts made. Spot prizes were awarded to each class!

Term 1 Accelerated Reading and Mathletics Winners 

Congratulations to the boys and girls,who were awarded certificates in Assembly for their efforts in Mathletics and Accelerated Reading in Term 1. Well done everyone!

Mathletics Winners         Accelerated Reading

P1- Annie Duffy            P4- Cian Mc Mahon

P2- Lorcan Reid            P5 -Saoirse Reid

P3 (SW) - Ruairi Lavelle   P6 (LB)- Callum Mc Cabe

P3 (SN)- Alfie Magee      P6 (AK)- Oisin MC Gee

P4- Callum Melly           P7 - Jacob Mc Caffrey

P5 - Ciara Latten

P6 (LB) - Shea Keown          

P6 (AK) - Ava Magee

P7- Pippa Halliday

Success in Lisnaskea Feis

Congratulations to Zoi, Ava, Ryan & Darragh P6, Siofra P1, Alfie P3 & Muireann P2 on their recent success in Lisanaskea Feis. Well done everyone!

Halloween Fancy Dress 

Our new School  Council 2023-2024

St Patrick's Day Assembly 16th March 2023

What a fun morning watching each class perform a song, dance or poem in our assembly. Well done to everyone for taking part!!

World Book Day 2023

What a fantastic effort by all the children and staff!! Children designed bookmarks also with spot prizes given out! 

Christmas Draw 2022

Congratulations to all our lucky winners!

Thank you to anyone that sponsored a prize!!

Christmas Play 2022

What a brilliant evening we had in the Gilaroo on Tuesday 13th December performing our Christmas plays. We home all those that attended it enjoyed the shows. 

P1-P3 performed 'The Big Little Nativity', while P4-P7 performed 'No one wraps like an Elf'.

Halloween Fancy Dress

What a fantastic effort everyone made for our Halloween dress up. Some very spooktacular costumes on show!  

Easter Raffle

Thank you to the student council and Miss Keown for organising a wonderful Easter raffle and organised a competition for guessing the amount of sweets in jar. They raised a vast sum of money for Trocaire. Well done everyone :) 

Easter Story

The children in P6/7  reenacted the Easter story as part of their literacy activties. The whole school enjoyed the performance and were able to learn so much from the boys and girls retelling the story. Well done P6/7 and Miss Keown!!!

Term 2 Accelerated Reader word count winners

Well done to our amazing Accelerated Reading winners this term!

Winners

P4 - Ava Magee

P5 - Conor Latten

P6 - Joe Carty

P7 - Elsbeth Laitenberger (Missing from photo)

 

Term 2 Mathletic Winners

Congratulations to the boys and girls who were crowned Term 2mathletic wizards at our Easter assembly.

The children were selected for the consistent efforts they have shown in Term 2 for matheletics. Well done and keep up the wonderful effort.

Winners 

P1 - Daire Mc Manus

P2 - Arwen Merrett

P3 - Austin Keown

P4 - Emmet Lavelle

P5 - Fintan Keown

P6 - Clara Burns

P7 - Elsbeth Laitenberger (Missing from photo)

Thank you

Huge thanks to  Devenish GFC for the amazing gesture of sponsoring a brand new set of football jerseys to St Martin's and a special thank you to Brendan who liaised with the school and organised this gesture. 

We had two excellent models and Devenish stars of the future to show the other children the beautiful jerseys - thank you Fionn and Maggie.

Newsletter March 2022

Special Visitor

On Friday 4th March we had a special visitor to our school....Mr Nathan Carter. He popped in to say hello to the children and even sang a rendition of his famous song "Wagon Wheel". The children really enjoyed it and provided them with a special memory from St Martin's P.S. 

World Book Day 2022

The children celebrated World Book Day in St Martin's P.S on Thurday 3rd March. 

The children and staff dressed up as characters from their favourite fiction or non fiction books. The costumes were fantastic.

The children also had to make a face mask of a chosen character from a book. The effort that the children went to was amazing - well done everyone!!!

Thank you Devenish 

Devenish G.F.C kindly donated footballs to the school.

The balls have been put to good use by KS1 and KS2 classes during PE lessons.

The children have really enjoyed using them.

Thank you to all at Devenish G.F.C and good luck to all underage and adult teams in the forthcoming Fermanagh leagues from all in St Martin's.

E-Safety

We celebrated Safer Internet Day on 8th February.

Each class discussed how to stay safe online.

They looked at a fake website to show the importance of not being being to believe everything you read on the internet.

They also discussed ways how we can protect ourselves online and who we can talk to if we are unsure of anything online. The children did activities in art, literacy and ICT for Safer Internet Day. 

Picture below of some P5 children with the booklets they made to encourage people to stay safe online. 

Catholic Schools Week 2022

St Martin's participated in Catholic Schools Week.

This years theme was "Living Life to the Full".

The children took part in daily activities to mark the occassion and displayed some of their wonderful work in the chapel. 

Families in Numeracy 2021/2022

Congratulations to all the children and parents in Primary 3 who participated in the Families in Numeracy programme (F.I.N). The children took a maths game home to play with their family each week. The children really enjoyed the variety of games and had fun learning maths. 

Term 1 Mathletic Wizards

Congratulations to the children who were recognised for all their hard work and endevour from the beginning of the term on Mathletics and were crowned mathletic wizards for term 1.

All children have worked so hard this term on mathletics!! Keep up the wonderful efforts!!

Christmas Celebrations 2021

Wishing our school community a happy, safe and peaceful Christmas. Best wishes for 2022!

Newsletter December 2021

Off to the North Pole

P6 and P7 take a walk to post some very important letters!

Special Delivery... 

P1 and P2 have been busy making sure their Santa latters arrive on time!

Blue Peter Book Awards 2022

We are so proud that our P6 and P7 class have the honour of judging the Blue Peter Book Awards 2022. The boys and girls are so excited to have this opportunity and are thrilled to be taking part- only 12 schools are chosen! Well done boys and girls, and Miss Keown. Happy reading...

 

Ditch the Dark 2021

Fabulous effort as always everyone!! Thank you to the kitchen for our yummy breakfast. Thank you also to the Neigbourhood Policing Team for escorting us to school and for taking the time to have a chat with each class. 

Good Luck Devenish

Good luck to Devenish Senior team as they participate in the intermediate final in Brewster Park tomorrow evening against Erne Gaels.

To mark the occassion we had a "blue day" in school and children were encouraged to wear club colours. 

Good luck Devenish from all at St Martin's 

School Council News

Newsletter November 2021

Accelerated Reader 

Congratulations to all the children in KS1/KS2 who achieved their accelerated reading target.

The children have been reading books for enjoyment and then doing an online quiz based on the book. Well done everyone!!

School Council 2021-2022

St Martin's Student Council has been elected for the forthcoming year. 

The school council will give students a voice.

Congratulations to Cillian, Aoife, Daire, Rebecca, Elsbeth, Molly, Eimear and Mya on being elected to the student council by their peers. 

Newsletter October 2021

School Dinner Menu 2021

Welcome

A warm welcome to all the Primary one children as they begin their journey through St Martin's. 

We hope that they are very happy in St Martin's P.S.

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