Saint Peter the Apostle High School


Week Beginning Monday 18th December 2017

There will be mass in the Oratory at 8. 35 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning.


Monday 18th December 2017

·        School day ends at 3.50pm

·        S1/S2 Christmas Disco – PE Department – Tickets Free (all welcome)

·        S2 Saint Margaret’s Hospice Bus (Evening)

·        S1 Library Club – Mrs Chambers - 1.00 – 1.20pm. (Competitions & Craft Activities)

·        S1/S2 Basketball Club – Mr Butler – 4.00pm – 5.00pm (PE Department)

·        School day ends at 3.50pm


Tuesday 19th December 2017

·        School day ends at 3.50pm

·        Christmas Concert @ 7.00 p.m. (Assembly Hall)

·        S1 Pantomime Trip – RE Department

·        S1 Saint Margaret’s Hospice Bus (Evening)

·        Lunchtime Library – S2 – School Library

·        Self-Evaluation Group Meeting @ 1.40 p.m. (Conference Room)

·        STEM Club – Mr Cunningham –Physics Department (Room E213) – 12.35 – 1.20pm


Wednesday 20th December 2017

·        School day ends at 3.00pm

·        S3 Pantomime Trip – Mr Sangster

·        Christmas Carol Singing at Sainsbury’s – Music Department

·        Lunchtime Library – S3 – School Library

·        Badminton Club – S1/S2 – Ms Currie – PE Department 3.00pm – 4.00pm

·        S1-S3 Football Training (Girls) – Mr Heggie – 3.00pm – 4.00pm

·        S3/S4 Basketball Club – Mr Allan – 4.00pm – 5.00pm (PE Department)

·        Duke of Edinburgh – Mr Young / Doctor Ryan – 3.00pm – 4.00pm (Room F203)


Thursday 21st December 2017

·        School day ends at 2.30pm

·        Lunchtime Library – S4 – School Library

·        S1 Science Club – Doctor Ryan / Miss Rushworth/ Mr McKinstry

Room (E209) 12.35 – 13.20

·        Netball Clubs

S1                    3.00pm – 4.00pm

S2/S3              3.30pm – 4.30pm

S4-S6              4.00pm – 5.30pm


Friday 22nd December 2017

·        School closed for Christmas Holiday



Focus of the Week

Christ is Born                                              


SPTA Preparing the Way for Christmas

  • All pupils will be given gift tags with the SHANARRI indicators on them. Pupils will be asked to commit to one way that they can contribute to the wellbeing of other people in our school, local and wider community during Advent.  These will be displayed on large paper Christmas trees on the bottom corridor.
  • The Chaplaincy team are preparing Advent assemblies for every assembly in Advent starting on Monday 4th These will be based on our Advent project and the 4 themes of Advent.
  • SSVP – our SSVP group will collect items from every class which will be made into gift hampers and given to the homeless that our Soup Kitchen Group work with.


  • Christmas Tree Project with Radnor Park Parish Church - Thurs 31st Nov & Fri 1St Dec
  • Caritas visit to Hillview Nursing Home – Date TBC
  • St Stephen’s Caritas group will work with St Stephen’s Pope Francis Award group to prepare and host an Advent service for St Stephen’s Parish.

Called to Love – 13th December at 3.15 pm– Natalie Finnegan from the Archdiocese RE department will deliver training to 20 generalist RE staff on our sex and relationships programme.


13th, 14th& 15th December – S1 NET Retreats in St Eunan’s Church Hall


St Margaret’s Hospice Christmas Bus

Monday 4th December – S3

Tuesday 5th December – S4

Monday 11th December – S6

Tuesday 12th December – Caritas

Wednesday 13th December – S5

Monday 18th December – S2

Tuesday 19th December – S1

Christmas Service - Thursday 21st December


Event                                                                 Organiser                                               Date & Time                                    

S1/2 Disco                                                        PE Department                                          18th December 2017 @ 7.00 - 9.00pm

S1 Pantomime Trip                                          RE Department                                          19th December 2017

Christmas Concert                                           Music Department                                      19th December 2017 @ 7pm

S1 St Margaret's Hospice Bus                         Craig Gibson/ Chris Rainey                       19th December 2017

S3 Pantomime Trip                                          John Sangster                                             20th December 2017

Christmas Carol Singing - Sainsbury's            Music Dept                                                 20th December 2017

Christmas Advent Service                               RE Dept                                                     21st December 2017

Close for Christmas Break                                 WDC                                                       21st December 2017 @ 2.30pm

School Re-opens                                                WCD                                                        8th January 2018 @ 8.50am