St Nicholas' Primary School

Useful Information


Our School Day

Primary 1-3

Monday - Friday (9.00 am - 2.00 pm)

*P3 return to a 3pm finish after Easter

Primary 4-7

Monday - Thursday (9.00 am - 3.00 pm)

*FRIDAY FINISH FOR ALL PUPILS AT 2PM (from September 2018 onwards)*

Break- 10.30am – 10.45am

Lunch- 12.05 pm – 1.00 pm (P1 - P4 pupils)

             12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (P5 - P7 pupils)

PE Days - Tuesday & Thursday


After School Clubs

Run from 2 pm - 4 pm, except Fridays, when they finish at 3 pm.

Breakfast Club - Every morning from 8:15 am - 8:55 am.


Whole School Assembly -  Friday Afternoon

Parental Assemblies - 1 pm on Friday Afternoons

School Uniform


Pictured above, is a version of our school uniform.

Our uniform can be purchased from Pricewise, Downpatrick.

Pupils enrolled in St. Nicholas’s Primary School are required to wear the school uniform.

The school uniform consists of:

  • White crested polo shirt
  • Royal blue crested school jumper/crested cardigan
  • Black shoes or plimsoles
  • Grey trousers/skirt

PE uniform should be worn on Tuesdays and  Thursdays (PE days):

  • navy track-suit bottoms
  • white polo shirts and school jumper.

An optional crested school bag and outdoor coat and homework case is also be available to purchase.