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St Jamesís Primary School, Newtownabbey

Our Staff

Principal: Mrs Paula Cunningham

Vice Principal and SENCo: Mrs Breanda Clenaghan

Year 1: Mrs Bergin

Year 2: Mrs Cross

Year 3: Miss Casey

Year 4: Mr Jones

Year 5: Mr McNamee

Year 5: Mrs O'Neill

Year 6: Miss Devine

Year 7: Miss Tubridy

Year 7: Mrs Donaghy

SRC: Mrs Magill

Nursery: Mrs McIlvenny (Full time class)

               Miss Cullen (Part time classes)

Nursery Asistants: Mrs Gamble, Mrs McMurtry

Classroom/Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs Doyle

Ms Sharpe

Ms McCafferty

Mrs Simms, Ms Szolonik, Ms Moran

Mrs Chambers/Mrs Grant, Mrs Armstrong

Mrs Reid

Ms McLarnon

Miss McGregor, Mrs McKee

Mrs Macciocchi, Ms Bowers, Ms McAllister 

Secretary: Mrs Brown

Building Supervisor: Mr Devenney

Ancillary Staff:

Mrs Southam

Ms Gray

Mrs Doyle

Miss Southam


Board of Governors:




Mr Paul Doherty

Trustee Rep


Mrs Peri Mullan

Trustee Rep


Mrs Anne McDermott-Butler

Trustee Rep


Mr Stephen Crickard

Trustee Rep


Mrs Keira Simpson

EA Rep


Mr Billy Webb

EA Rep



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