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Holy Cross Boys PS, Belfast
Year 8 post-primary applications Year 8 post-primary applications: The online EA Post-Primary Application portal opened at 12 noon on Wednesday 1st February 2023 and will close at 4pm on Thursday 23rd February 2023 for Year 8 post-primary applications. [Open Link]
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As the Principal of Holy Cross Boys’ PS I extend a very warm welcome to our new and creative website. Our site aims to give you a flavour of the pastoral, academic, musical and sporting success that the pupils in our school can experience. We wish every child in our care to have special and happy reflective memories of their time with us.

We want all our children to develop a love of learning that remains with them for life. We also want them to develop the values and skills they will need to succeed in and contribute to, the diverse world in which they live. As a Catholic school we aim to educate children to the highest standards and develop their relationship with Jesus Christ, reflected in the spirit and interactions within the school.

Holy Cross Boys’ has an outstanding reputation for academic success, music, sports, languages and Philosophy. We aim to recognise and nurture the talents in all, so that the children may reach their full potential.

It is our partnership with parents which allows us to continue to improve and maintain our high standards of learning and behaviour. The whole community takes pride in our school’s focus on rights for children which help us promote equality, tolerance and respect for all.

There is a well-established breakfast club and after school clubs, which support families with childcare from 8am until 4pm.  We are building an excellent and inclusive school community where children are proud of their achievements and excel in their learning.

Thank you for taking the time to navigate our website.

Is mise le meas,

Kevin Mc Arevey



Latest News

1st Feb 2023
Thank you to all the grandparents who came out in the rain to visit their grandsons...
3rd Feb 2023
Well done to the following boys who were selected to go to Solitude today for a coaching...
3rd Feb 2023
Congratulations to these pupils who collected the H.C.B Mathematician, Philosopher,...
3rd Feb 2023
We are delighted to say that our Accelerated Reader word count has jumped by nearly...

School Prospectus

Countdown to Christmas 2022 Part 1
KS2 Singing Practice in the hall today
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Christmas dinners in HCB today
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Open Day Video


Young Plato (2021) Official Festival Trailer


Latest Photographs


Upcoming Events...

Monday, 6th February 2023
Year 5 talk with Fire Brigade at 11am in School hall.
Tuesday, 7th February 2023
Trainer Tuesday (Pupils can wear their trainers on Tuesdays for 50p )
Friday, 10th February 2023
Parent/Teacher Interviews
Mid-term break for pupils
Monday, 13th February 2023
Mid-term break for pupils
Tuesday, 14th February 2023
Trainer Tuesday (Pupils can wear their trainers on Tuesdays for 50p )
Mid-term break for pupils
Wednesday, 15th February 2023
Mid-term break for pupils
Thursday, 16th February 2023
Mid-term break for pupils
Friday, 17th February 2023
Mid-term break for pupils