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Macosquin Primary School, Coleraine
Open Morning 17th December 10am-11am All prospective P.1 parents are very welcome. Come along to see our school in action, view our resources, listen to our school choir and orchestra and have a cup of tea and a mince pie! Alternatively please contact the school office to make an appointment to see round.
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The Arts



This Area of Learning comprises the subjects of Art and Design, Drama and Music. It provides rich opportunities for developing creativity, allowing children to express their ideas, feelings and interpretations of the world through pictures, sound, drama and dance.  At Macosquin we believe the arts are a fundamental part of the Curriculum.  Through experiencing the arts, children develop their creativity, self-esteem and confidence.  


As well as providing a creative and enriched Arts curriculum, we also provide a range of exciting after-school activities for children.  Staff provide a range of clubs including many that are arts based (choir, orchestra, stitch and sew, make and bake, speech and drama).  Many pupils also take part at local Festivals which encourages their interest in this creative area.  We believe the value of partnerships with Arts organisations demonstrate excellence and raise awareness of opportunities and expectations in The Arts.  The links benefit:

  • Curriculum development
  • Community links
  • Staff development
  • Children's creative achievements
  • The profile of The Arts 

We ensure effective partnerships cover a range of Art forms including those of other cultures, venues and activities.  Our partnerships offer a range of learning opportunities and we are always looking for new ones.  Children are able to experience these through:

  • Visiting artists and musicians
  • Tuition from experienced musicians 
  • Participating in local music festivals
  • Plays, theatre company visits and workshops
  • Community Art project with local schools 

The Arts News

7th May 2018
On Friday 4th May, Year 2 celebrated all of their achievements this year with their...
21st May 2017
On Friday 5th May, family and friends joined Year 2 for their Celebration of Achievement...
29th Mar 2017
Macosquin Primary School pupils have once again performed to a very high standard...