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St James's Primary School, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim

Our School

Welcome to St James's Primary School and Nursery Unit's website. 


St James's Primary School and Nursery Unit is a vibrant, forward thinking, inclusive school in Newtownabbey.  We welcome children from lots of different backgrounds and cultures and we value and cherish everyone as a unique individual.  We have a hard working, dedicated staff who work tirelessly to develop our children socially, emotionally, spiritually, physically and academically and ensure that each child is happy in our school.  We enjoy the support of our parents and work in partnership with them to ensure their children flourish in our care.


If you would like to learn more about our school and experience our warm and welcoming atmosphere, please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a visit.  


Upcoming Events

Thursday, 18th April 2024
Year 1 Health Appraisals (library) (Appointments as specified in individual notes)
Friday, 19th April 2024
Year 5 Assembly (9:15am)
Tuesday, 23rd April 2024
Dance Workshop and Performance (year7)
Thursday, 25th April 2024
Admissions Outcomes for Nuresry (stage 1) and Year 1 for September 2024 (please check out emails (including spam) Remember to accept or decline the offer on EA Connect)
Friday, 26th April 2024
Year 4 Assembly (9:15)
Wednesday, 8th May 2024
First Holy Communion Year 4 (11:00 in St James's Church)
Friday, 10th May 2024
Year 1 Miss Lamont Assembly (9:15am parents welcome)
Friday, 17th May 2024
Year 3 Assembly (9:15am)

Latest News

12th Apr 2024
A great session today where we were working on our possession skills with coach Mike....
28th Mar 2024
Our P7s have teamed up with The Croft to spread some kindness! The Croft is an assisted...
28th Mar 2024
Our P7s have been taking part in the amazing Sport Changes Life transition programme,...