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Woods Primary School, Magherafelt
3 for 2 at the Book Fair! The book fair is back in school this week. It opens on Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 2pm and 3pm. It will also be open on Monday 21 May and Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 2pm & 3Pm. School will benefit from 60% commission from book sales.  We plan to purchase more Accelerated reading books to update our library. We hope to see you there! If you cannot attend after school sessions then you may send money into School with your child to make a purchase if you wish.  Thank you for your support!
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Health Promotion

We are a Healthy School

At Woods Primary School we care about the health and well-being of all of our children.  We believe that a healthy balanced diet produces healthy and alert children.  Healthy eating is encouraged at our school through a ‘Healthy Break Initiative’ for the whole school, healthy menus in the school canteen and special theme days throughout the year. 

School meals are cooked on site and the kitchen has achieved a Level 5 Food Hygiene Rating.  We encourage the parents of children bringing a packed lunch to provide healthy items in their child’s lunch box. 

Each year we have a special health promotion week when topic work focuses of health and a balanced diet.  Members of the local community are invited to share in the teaching of healthy messages.  We enjoy visits from the Action Cancer Roadshow, the Dairy Council, the school nurse, sports coaches and parents who work in the medical field. 

In school we promote drinking water and do not permit the drinking of fizzy drinks at any time.  We enjoy parental support in implementing this policy in full.

News

13th Apr 2018
Our P6 and P7 classes have recently had the opportunity to learn about the importance...
 
 
 
8th Dec 2017
Two P7 teams took part in a hockey funday on Tuesday 5 December in Meadowbank Sports...
 
 
 
27th Oct 2017
The whole school have had a fun and active dance day.  Thanks very much to all...
 
 
 
 

Healthier Lunchbox Leaflet