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Abbots Cross Primary School, Newtownabbey

What makes us unique?


Our school has the following unique features:

  • Nurture Unit 
  • 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
  • Assistants in almost all classrooms providing literacy, numeracy and dyslexia support
  • A wide range of school clubs, including sport, music, drama, 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
  • A sensory room for children on the Autistic spectrum or with other sensory issues
  • Professional wraparound care for all pupils 8am-6pm every day, including holidays (on Acorns site at present due to Covid-19 restrictions)