175 Ballinlea Road
Co. Antrim
BT53 8PR


Bushvalley Primary School

"Our future depends on building upon the experiences of the past, learning from the present and preparing for the challenges of the future"

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Welcome to Bushvalley Primary School website, which has been designed to provide you with relevant information about our school.  Whether you are the parent of a child who already attends our school and you are here searching for a letter or details of an event, or a prospective parent looking at different schools for your child, we hope you will find everything you need.

Watch our school video to find out more about Bushvalley Primary School

Bushvalley School Prospectus 2021

Please click on the link to view our New School Prospectus for 2021/2022.  

Admissions for September 2022


  Click Here to view our Prospectus                            Click Here to view our School Flyer        

All admissions to Primary Schools in Northern Ireland have an online application process.

The applications open on Monday 10th January 2022 and closes on Friday 28th January 2022. 

For more information, watch this short video from the EA or follow the link below:


Please click on the following link to view our school letter for Parents/Guardians in regards to school admission for September 2022.  School Admissions Parent/Guardian Letter

Please also find attached the link for our school Admissions Policy for September 2022.

Bushvalley Primary School 

"Where the Pastoral Care is outstanding" (ETi Inspection Report)


Thursday 3rd February: Football Team 3rd Round Match at Ballycastle

Saturday 5th February: AQE Results

Monday 7th February-Friday 11th February: Parent Interviews.  Please note all children home at 2pm this week.

Monday 14th February-Friday 18th February: Half Term Holidays

Latest COVID -19 Information (update January 2022)

Updated guidance on actions for close contacts including ending isolation early for some people (06/01/22) – 



If you are a vistor wishing to visit Bushvalley Primary School.  Please make sure you read the information leaflet below before attending the school.


Procedures for Visitors Leaflet - 2021/2022                 PHA- Close Contact Information                               PHA - Which Covid-19 Test do I take?

Latest News

  • Well Done to the following children who were presented with the Headteacher Award on Tuesday 11th January 2022: P1: Logan P2: Noah P3: Oscar P4: Grace P5: Maddex P6: Eva P7: Hayley
  • Well Done to the following children who were presented with the Headteacher Award on Wednesday 1st December 2021 P1: Alicia  P2: Ivy  P3: Lily  P4: William  P5: Katelynn   P6: sophia P7: Chase
  • Please click on the link to view our November Newsletter
  • All new Prospective Pupils & Parents are welcome to our Open Evening on Wednesday 8th December from 4-5pm & 6pm-7pm. Please contact the school office to book your apppointment. We look forward to welcoming you to Bushvalley
  • Congratulations to the following children who were presented with the Headteacher Award on Tuesday 16th November 2021 P1: Mark, P2: Bella, P3: Harpur, P4: Jacob, P5: Arthur, P6: Jayden & P7: Rowan
  • Please click on the link to view the Board of Governors Annual Report for 2020/2021
  • Congratulations to the following children who got presented with the Headteacher Award on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 P1: Archie, P2: Beau, P3: Billy, P4: Noah, P5: Isla-Rose, P6: Tommy & P7: Mark
  • Click on the link to access our October Newsletter
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We have made a short video to let you see some of the changes at Bushvalley, which have been put in place to make sure everyone is safe. 

We will work together to combat COVID-19 at Bushvalley

Bushvalley Music Tuition 

Bushvalley Primary Schools offers a wide range of music tuition including; piano, guitar, drums, brass instruments and wind instruments.  If you are interested in your child learning an instrument please speak to Mrs Irwin.

Ben making great progress on the drums. Private Tuition is available.