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There will be a presentation and tour of the school for prospective parents at 11am on Wednesday 13th December. This is immediately after the playgroup nativity play. Children will be supervised by playgroup staff during the tour and presentation.

There will be an additional school tour and presentation for prospective parents at 2pm on Friday 15th ...December.

If neither of the above dates suit please contact the school to make an appointment to visit the school.

The Xmas hamper tickets will continue to be sold next week. Five of the hampers will be raffled off at the nativity performance 14th December at 1:30ish and five at the nativity on 15th December at 11:30ish.

We hope that P1-4 children will get a chance to visit Santa's Grotto next week during school. Funds raised will go to NI HOSPICE. Day to be confirmed.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your continued support.

Boys Football !

The Maine I.P.S. football team. Victorious in all their matches this season and top of the Antrim and Randalstown 7 a side league. Well done boys !

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Board of Governors AGM

As an integrated school, strong parental involvement is one of our founding principles. We will be having our AGM on November 21st at 7pm in the school and anyone with an interest in how the school is governed is welcome to come along to find out more and ask any questions you might have. You can find the annual report for the school here.

If you would be willing to get more involved with the governance of the school we would appreciate your help so please come along to the AGM and let us know. To learn more about the role of a governor in school visit http://maineips.com/governors or leave your contact details with the school office and our current Chair of Governors, Martin Woodward, will get in touch.

Welcome back

Welcome back to everyone!

We welcome our new P1's and hope they have a fantastic year ahead. 

We have a few changes to our staff this year, Mrs Quinn & Miss Cooper have taken new positions outside the school.  Mrs Brady has joined as a classroom assistant, we hope she will have a fantastic year working in Maine.  Mrs McBride is taking a carer break for a year but we are thrilled to welcome back Miss Whyte in the role of teacher in P2.  Miss Bradley has also joined us as a new teacher working in P1 and P5, we hope you have a great year and welcome to the team.

Please check our site every now and then to see what your kids are getting up to and the learning taking place. Facebook and twitter will also keep you updated.

Take care everyone and we hope the year ahead is a positive one for everyone.

Maine IPS