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St Jamesís Primary School, Newtownabbey

Our Staff

Principal: Mrs Paula Cunningham

Vice Principal and SENco: Mrs Julie Hinds

Year 1: Miss Morrow

Year 2: Miss O'Boyle

Year 3: Mrs Cross and Mrs Hinds

Year 3: Mr Jones

Year 4: Mr McNamee

Year 5: Miss Tubridy 

Year 5: Mr Nolan

Year 6/7: Mrs Kelly

Year 7: Mrs Donaghy

Nursery: Mrs Higgins (Full time class)

               Mrs Magill (Part time classes)

Nursery Asistants: Mrs Partington, Mrs McMurtry

Classroom Assistants:

Mrs Doyle, Mrs Hughes,

Miss Johnston, Mrs Gamble,

Mrs Chambers, Mrs Grant,

Mrs Reid, Miss Moss,

Mrs McNickle, Ms McCafferty

Secretary: Mrs Brown

Building Supervisor: Mr Devenney

Ancillary Staff:

Mrs Southam

Ms Gray

Mrs Doyle

Miss Southam


Board of Governors:




Mrs Edel O'Hara

Trustee Rep


Mrs Peri Mullan

Trustee Rep


Mr John Reid

Trustee Rep


Mr Biju Joseph

Trustee Rep


Mrs Keira Simpson

EA Rep


Mr Billy Webb

EA Rep


Mrs Joanne McDermott

DE Rep


Mrs Samantha Sayers

Parent Governor

Designated Governor for Safeguarding and Child Protection

Mrs Paula Donaghy

Teacher Governor


Mrs Paula Cunningham



School Uniform

It is important that all children wear their full school uniform at all times. 

Our uniform consists of:

School Jumper 

White shirt/white blouse

School tie

Grey Trousers for boys

Grey skirt/pinafore for girls 

White or grey socks for girls and black or grey for boys

Black shoes

Children must change for P.E. 

P.E. Uniform is black shorts and white polo shirt. 

Children are NOT permitted to wear jewellery including earrings