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Orchard County Primary School, Armagh


Confidence in a school comes from knowing what is going on within. It also comes from knowing that the governors and the staff have the children’s best interests at heart.    Orchard County is a hive of activity and this website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing regular updated information for both parents and pupils.    We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website and that you find the information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school directly (details on the contact us page) with any queries you may have.    Thank you for visiting. 

Latest News

23rd Feb 2024
Our topic is Minibeasts this term. We created a folding surprise butterfly drawing....
23rd Feb 2024
P3/4 have been reading a variety of shape poems and discussing why words are written...
23rd Feb 2024
This term we will be learning about weight in our numeracy lessons. Today we used...
Staff- Walking on Sunshine
18th May 2020

House Points

February 24


Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Tuesday, 27th February 2024
Ulster Scots Club (2.50pm - 3.45pm)
Wednesday, 28th February 2024
Afterschool Activities (Sportscity)
Friday, 1st March 2024
P5/6 Swimming
Friday Clubs (2.00pm - 2.50pm)
Monday, 4th March 2024
Afterschool Activities (Sportscity)
Tuesday, 5th March 2024
Ulster Scots Club (2.50pm - 3.45pm)
Wednesday, 6th March 2024
World Book Day Activities (Dress Up & Spoons)
Afterschool Activities (Sportscity)
Thursday, 7th March 2024
Friday, 8th March 2024
P5/6 Swimming
Friday Clubs (2.00pm - 2.50pm)
Monday, 11th March 2024
Afterschool Activities (Sportscity)

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Nursery and P1 Admissions

If you wish to apply for a Nursery or P1 place for September 2024 at Orchard County PS, please click on the link EA Admissions to go to the EA website to obtain information about the admission process.

EA publishes admissions criteria on the EA website from 12th December.

The EA online portal opens for applications on Tuesday 9th January at 12 noon and closes on Friday 26th January 2024 at 12 noon.

Please also register your interest below by clicking on the prospective Nursery or P1 places and complete the form.
If you need any assistance with your application, please contact the school office or the Education Authority. Please pass this message on in the community. Thank you.

Have a look at the our video below to see what goes on at Orchard County PS and Nursery Unit.  You are also very welcome to visit school during our Open Day Monday 12th December 3.15 - 4.15 pm.



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