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Abbots Cross Primary School, Newtownabbey

What makes us unique?


Our school has the following points of difference that separate us from many other schools:

  • Fully qualified school-based health and wellbeing counsellor
  • Indoor Fit and Fun soft play area and ball pool
  • Parents’ room especially equipped for parent meetings and activities
  • Individualised Transfer tutoring support
  • Dedicated Learning Support teacher and assistants providing literacy, numeracy and dyslexia support
  • A wide range of school clubs, including sport, music, art, gardening, homework help and breakfast club.
  • Programmes to support pupils with dyslexia, dyscalculia or with English as a second language
  • A fully equipped ICT suite where every pupil has individual access to a workstation or iPad
  • A high standard of school grounds and facilities including a woodland area, rainbow garden and Eco greenhouse, outdoor classroom, friendship and quiet area
  • Two well equipped outdoor climbing and balance play areas with safety surfaces
  • We are currently developing a sensory area for children on the Autistic spectrum or other sensory issues