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Abbots Cross Primary School, Newtownabbey


Welcome to Abbots Cross Primary School and thank you for taking the time to get to know us.  With an enrolment of around 320 students in a 14-class structure, Abbots Cross Primary School is in a position to provide a high level of resources while at the same time pupils are known on a more personal level.

The happy, family-friendly nature of our school community is underpinned by an excellent pastoral programme. Staff members are trained to support children of all abilities: those children with special gifts and talents, those on the Autistic spectrum and those with specific learning needs such as dyslexia and dyspraxia. Our pupils are further supported by a fully qualified school counsellor and by participation in Hopeful Minds and Helping Hands programmes.

Pupils at Abbots Cross Primary School achieve outstanding results. In the academic year 2018-2019 98% of our P7 pupils achieved their predicted level in Numeracy while 91% achieved their predicted level in Literacy.

Principal's Blog

18th Mar 2021
What a strange year we are having! Most importantly, we are delighted that all our...
9th Jan 2021
Welcome back to school whether you are learning online or in class. First of all,...
24th Nov 2020
Good News! Good News! In these days, when so much of the news on television and social...

Latest News

11th May 2021
Abbots Cross PS Summer Camp 2021 Sign up now open!!   2nd - 6th August and 9th...
25th Apr 2021
Mrs Eddie’s P1 class had great fun learning and playing outdoors this week....
13th Apr 2021
While we were enjoying the Easter break, our caretaker Mr Dundas was hard at work...

Virtual Tour

"A Virtual Tour of Abbots Cross Primary School." Please enjoy another fantastic video, celebrating the children in our school. This video will give you an in depth virtual tour of our school.


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