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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

Friday, 1st March 2024
Nursery Jo Jingles
Monday, 4th March 2024
Transfer Test Meeting Year 6 parents/ guardians (5:00)
Thursday, 7th March 2024
World Book Day (Celebrating books all week!!)
Friday, 15th March 2024
St Patrick’s Day Concert and Ceilí
Friday, 22nd March 2024
Year 5/6 Assembly (9:15am)

Latest News

29th Feb 2024
Our P7s have begun this year's Business Beginnings Challenge! We have been learning...
29th Feb 2024
We have been getting very practical and active with our latest topics in P7RF as...
28th Feb 2024
We had the opportunity to participate in a live art lesson with local artist Sinead...
26th Feb 2024
Our Nursery children had a fantastic time celebrating Pancake Tuesday. we talked...
26th Feb 2024
The Nursery boys and girls had great fun ‘tasting the rainbow’....