St Michael's Primary School, 514 Ravenhill Road, Belfast, County Down, BT6 0BW

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Gregory Watson (was Watson)

Year Left School: 1979

Went to st Pats at knock, married with four great kids

General Memories: Kinahalla youth hostel trip P6, white park bay trip P7! Joseph's technicolor dream coat school play in P7! Miss Kelly slipping in the class and nearly ending up in the waste paper bin! Loved this school have really happy and fond memories! Remember sitting below a huge tree in the grassy area listening to sister Vincent tell us how she lost her fingers!

Memories of Teachers: P4 Mr Farnham, P5 Sister Vincent, P6 Mr convery think he was 7' tall and Mr Dunphy, P7 miss Kelly strict but very good she made us work and I got top marks in the qualification! Mr Vennys red track suit and black Adidas trainers, reminded me of the six million dollar man lol I remember Mary peters coming to school to show off her medals

Memories of School Trips and Events: Kinahala, white park bay and the weekly trips to the ormeau baths and the terrible changing cubicles pool side! Singing for he's a jolly good fellow to the bus driver if he took the long way back to school after the baths

Memories of School Clubs and Sports: Sports day on the grounds behind Nazareth lodge winning small gold and silver star like medals


James Gillespie

Years at school: 1971 to 1976

Gone to work in England went to university studied BSc/Hons in Building Surveying but the recession has seen me out of work but hope to get back in again. Didn't marry no kids.

General Memories: Everyone went to Grammar school after, Sister Vincent english teacher, forget the maths teacher, I was a member of the school football team. Mary Peters visiting the school after her Olympic medal win.

Memories of Teachers: Sister Vincent

Memories of School Clubs and Sports: Football team. Oh I was the prince's assistant in the play, Sleeping Beauty I think!