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Hazelwood Integrated Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Hazelwood Integrated Primary

and Nursery School

Contact Us

Please contact the school if you have any queries re the new admission precedure

The online application process for children wishing to enter Nursery or P1 in September 2019 has opened. 

Please go to the Education Authority website to apply.

Access the criteria for Hazelwood IPS  Nursery and P1. 

Please fill in a pupil information form (a criteria for applying to Hazelwood IPS).  This must be returned to school in person, by post or you may email it to

Benefit verification is required when a child's parent is in receipt of any of the following benefits:

Income Support, Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance, an award of Income Support which has been converted into an Employment and Support Allowance and the level of benefit remains the same, Universal Credit.  

Access the benefit verification form here.  This needs to be downloaded, filled in and taken to the social security office to be stamped.

Applications must be submitted by 31.1.2019

Documentation which supports your child's application is listed below and needs to be returned to your first choice provider by 8.2.2019.

  • pupil information form
  • child's birth certificate
  • stamped benefit verification form
  • verification letter confirming your child's eldest status


Please click here to access the digital guidance for preschool admissions for September 2019. Criteria for Nursery and P1 can be accessed here.

Here is a snapshot of Nursery play and learning.

We were delighted to be awarded the Excellence in Integration Award for the second time. The two assessors from NICIE were most impressed by all the groups they spoke of - Governors, staff and the student council. 

“Hazelwood Integrated Primary and Nursery School understands self-evaluation and continuous professional development are crucial. It understands that life in N. Ireland is not always easy and the Troubles haven’t truly gone away yet and that is why we still need good examples of how people can work together in an Integrated school community. “

Hazelwood Integrated Primary and Nursery School News

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Attendance Awards and Supercitizens

Special Attendance Awards

 Children who have a high attendance will be entered into a monthly draw for a cinema family pass. The draw will happen during super citizen assembly.  Attendance matters. 

Peace Fence 10 years old

Hazelwood Integrated Primary School's story of the Peace fence to keep the communities apart in a school which strives to bring them together.

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As part of the Happy Healthy Kids strand of the Getting Ready to Learn programme the Nursery invited their parents and grandparents on a walk to the woods. It was a tremendous morning for one and all. 

First Penance Class 2018

Hazelwood's Got Talent


Well done to all the boys and girls who took part.  You are all stars in Mrs Douglas's eyes.

See the photos here

Looking for some #MondayMotivation here is Hazelwood Integrated Primary School in the Belfast City Council area with an excellent entry for our Food Waste Challenge. Well done guys! #WasteHero

Latest Our School Calendar Events

Entrance exam results26Jan2019

Children will receive the results to their entrance exams.

Mr Sports P1- P3 children29Jan2019

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Multi sports - acmixture of football, dodgeball, basketball, unihoc, European handball, tag rugby, mini games and more!

Mr Sports P4 - P7 children29Jan2019

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Multi sports - acmixture of football, dodgeball, basketball, unihoc, European handball, tag rugby, mini games and more!

Transfer Meetings30Jan2019

Applications close for Nursery and P131Jan2019

The closing time and date for punctual applications will be 12.00 midnight on Thursday 31 January 2019.

Calendars page(s): Our School Calendar >>

New House Captains

Rowan-Justin and Melissa
Beech-Megan and Caolan
Ash-Rory and Cadhla
Oak- Amy and Charlie

Farewell Mrs Hegarty

Winning trophies at a disco dancing competition in Blackpool.  Well done!
Winning trophies at a disco dancing competition in Blackpool. Well done!

Peace Proms

Mrs Murtagh congratulates Lee McCaffery on his success in the world powerlifting championships in South Africa - what an achievement!


Contact Form

Your child should have recently brought home a form which is to help update the school's records. Please either return the form or fill it in ectronically here if it is more suitable.


Learn more about Throne Wood

A huge congratulations to the Nursery for their pyjama day.  They raised a staggering £750.00 for Children in Need.  Well done to all Pudsey will be very grateful.


We have been awarded a fourth Green Flag.

PSNI running a  ‘Get Safe Online’ cyber awareness campaign on internet safety

We are very proud of one of our pupils this week. He won lots of medals for Taekwondo.  Well done! . Congratulations to him!

Owen Smith, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is warmly greeted by Baronness May Blood, NICIE CEO Roisin Marshall and School Principal Patricia Murtagh as he visits Hazelwood Integrated Primary School to learn about the contribution integrated education is making to peace and reconciliation in NI, in the 20th anniversary year of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

Some super art work