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Newbuildings Primary School, 83 Victoria Road, Londonderry

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Welcome To Newbuildings PS!


Welcome to Newbuildings Primary School! Our motto at Newbuildings is ‘Believe and Achieve’.  We want to inspire all our pupils to believe in themselves and their abilities and that they can achieve throughout their whole lives. 

Mrs Emma Walker

Acting Principal


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Learning Mole

Parents, do you want to support your child at home with learning and have some fun while you do it? Why not visit LearningMole.

LearningMole focuses on educating children of all ages in key skills of Maths, English and learning through crafts and learning videos. We offer advice and practical, interactive ideas to help parents challenge, teach and develop their children’s skills at home.


Why should you read with your child?

Why is reading so important?

Studies show that reading for pleasure makes a big difference to children’s educational performance. Here’s how you can get your child off to a great start.

Evidence suggests that children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading tests than those who don’t, but also develop a broader vocabulary, increased general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures.

In fact, reading for pleasure is more likely to determine whether a child does well at school than their social or economic background.

So, don't waste any more time. Sit down with your child today and get lost in a book!  For more information, call into school and have a chat with the class teacher who can help give you tips on developing a love of reading at home, or click on the link below which provides some great ideas and support for reading.

Why read?


Pupils of the Week

Pupils of the Week for this week. Well done.

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8th Nov 2019
Well done to these amazing writers in Primary 2 for writing an acrostic poem all...

Writers of the Month


Mathematicians of the Month


Ronan from Sustran

Ronan from Sustran was taking Assembly today. He was challenging us all to become more active and get involved in some exciting challenges. We are attempting to become an ‘active travel school’. 

One important message was cycling with a helmet and if possible high visibility clothing or vests.


Google Roadshow in School

Great opportunity for us today. Google are in school delivering internet safety roadshow. We are all learning to be Internet Legends.


Celebrating Baby Archie's Birth


Millionaire Readers


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Goodbye to Mrs McCormick

Goodbye and a big thanks to Mrs McCormick who we'll really miss. 16 years dedicated service to our school and children.