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"

Welcome Message

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 Poster                    Click Here to view our Prospectus                            Click Here to view our Open Night Flyer                           Click Here to view the children's invitation

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)


Anti-Bullying Week: Week Commencing 15th November

Monday 15th November: Odd Socks Day for Anti-Bullying Week        

Friday 19th November: Children in Need - Non-school uniform    

Saturday 20th November: AQE Paper 1

Saturday 27th November: AQE Paper 2

Saturday 4th December: AQE Paper 3

Wednesday 24th November: Literacy & Numeracy Parent Workshop

Wednesday 8th December: Christmas Trip to Riverside to see Cinderella P1-P7 - further details to follow

Wednesday 8th December: School Open Evening 4pm-5pm & 6pm-7pm.  Please contact the school to book your appointment.

Please see our Extra Curricular section for Nov-Dec 2021 Activities and our Arts Programme for 2021/2022

Breakfast Club and Bush Buddies Booking Form Link


Latest News

  • 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
  • Extra Curricular Activities Nov-Dec 21 Mon: P1 & P2 Multi-Skills Mon: P5 & P6 Hockey Mon: P3 & P4 Lego Club Tues: P6 & P7 Football Wed: P5-P7 Lego Club Thurs: P1 & P2 Lego Club Thurs: P4-P7 Music/Orchestra Club
  • Congratulations to the following pupils who received the Headteacher Award on Tuesday 12th October 2021 - P1: Emily P2: Rachel P3: Andrew P4: Mabelle P5:Thompson P6: Cameron P7: Emily
  • Please Click on the link to view the Book Fair Catalogue
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Parent Information - Flowchart of what to do if your child is identified as a close contact 

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.