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Cookstown Primary School

'Educating today's children for tomorrow'




Swimming Gala

On Tuesday 4th February, the swimming team took part in a gala, comprising pupils from 21 different schools from the locality, at the leisure centre.

There were a variety of individual events (front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke), and also three fun relay races which were used to determine the overall winning school.


There were some fantastic individual performances and Zac Silutina gained second place overall in Back Crawl – a fabulous achievement considering the strong competition. Also Melisa Vasilache won a silver medal for being placed second overall in freestyle.

The girls’ also won a bronze medal for being placed third in the freestyle relay.


Well done to all the pupils who took part and also to Mrs Gillis for accompanying the team:


Zac Silutina           Jake Wilson            Calum Creighton  

Jack Patterson       Ella Black               Emilija Gribben

Freya Walker         Melisa Vasilache     Evelina Soldatenkova

Allysa McIvor         Peyton Young


Girls Hockey

Well done to all the girls from Year 6 and Year 7 who participated in a hockey tournament and represented CPS in the NI Regional heat held in Cookstown High School on Friday 14th February. Out of the five games they played on the day, the girls had two wins, two draws and one defeat. The girls played extremely well and showed excellent sportsmanship! Well done!

Boys Hockey - BDO NI Pearson Cup 2020

On Thursday 13th February, the hockey team took part in the local qualifier for the Pearson Cup comprising of boys from seven different schools in the locality.

Here are the results from the qualifiers:





Donaghey PS

Lost 2-0


Castledawson PS

Won 5 - 0

Finley Ross x 2

Charlie Costello

Brett Marshall

Caleb Caskey

Killyman PS

Won 1 - 0

Bobbi Robinson


Ballytrea PS

Won 3 – 0


Charlie Costello x 2

Callum Hewitt

Coagh PS

Won 5-0

Charlie Costello x 2

Lee Brisbane

Bobbi Robinson x 2


Drew 1 - 1

Finley Ross

Coagh PS (Semi Final)

Won 5-0

Charlie Costello x2

Lee Brisbane x2

Bobbi Robinson

Donaghey PS


Lost 3-0


The boys played some terrific hockey throughout with some fantastic individual performances. They came up against a very good Donaghey side in the final but as a finalist have now qualified for the Pearson Cup Finals Day on the 2nd April. Well Done boys!




Lee Brisbane

Jake Wilson

Matthew Hayman

Jack Johnston

Finley Ross

Charlie Costello

Bobbi Robinson

Caleb Caskey

Callum Hewitt

Brett Marshall


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Book Fair

Stay and Play

Newcomer families in Year 1 were invited to a stay and play on Thursday afternoon 24th October.  As you can see the children had a lot of fun playing with their parents.  A big thank you also to Leticia and Dilaria who helped with organising this afternoon.

Autumn Disco

On Wednesday 23rd October Cookstown Primary School had it's annual Autumn Disco. Check out some of the amazing costumes below!