Aidan Frazer and Thomas O'Reilly
working diligently in P2B.
Father Eamonn McGorrian, the school
Chaplin, attends to the pastoral needs of pupils and
staff and plays an active role in the sacramental
preparation of the children.
Principal delighted as
report praises `dedication' of teaching staff
Emma Frazer, Connor
Brennan, Frances Arnott, Matthew McMahon,
Victoria Lee along with Mr McClean present a
cheque to Paul Kane of Trocaire as part of
St. Aloysius ongoing charity fun raising. A
total of £5,000 was raised during Lent 2008.
THERE was delight for staff and pupils at St.
Aloysius Primary School recently when they received a glowing
inspection report which praised "the high quality of education"
provided by the school and Nursery Unit. Inspectors recognised
the "very caring and supportive ethos within the school", "the
high quality of pastoral care provision", "the very good
leadership of the principal" and "the dedication and
approachability of the staff."
The children were warmly praised for their
"exemplary behaviour, enthusiasm, positive attitudes and their
high standards of achievement." The Principal, Mr Patsy McClean,
said he was delighted with the report. "Since our last
Inspection Report we have striven to maintain the highest of
standards. Each and every member of the St. Aloysius School
family can be extremely proud of such an outstanding report" he
The Nursery Unit in the school came in for
equally high praise with the Inspectors commenting on, "the high
level of parental satisfaction with all aspects of the Nursery
Unit's work." The report concluded, "the parents and local
community can have confidence in the school's capacity for
Mr McClean paid tribute to all members of the
school community, stating: "We are all delighted with such an
outstanding report which recognises our commitment to the ethos
and spirit of our school.
"The dedication of all the staff, the
exceptional support of parents and the exemplary behaviour and
high achievements of our pupils have enabled St Aloysius Primary
School to maintain the highest of standards and retain that
sense of family and community that means so much to us all."
Mrs Una Tracey (Teacher of the Year
runner up) has developed the highly acclaimed
orchestra and school choir, who regularly perform in
the City of Lisburn.
Children from St. Aloysius PS are
encouraged to join the early morning Library Club
which opens at 8:15am.