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NEW CAPTAIN FOR BOYS’ HOCKEY CLUB

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Congratulation to Jason Roe (Form MVI) who has been elected by the 1st XI Hockey team as Club Captain for the 2016/17 season.  The boys look forward to the season ahead under his leadership.

FORM 1 TEAM-BUILDING DAY

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On Friday 16th September 2016 leading education consultancy eye4education came to school to deliver a full day of From 1 team-building activities. The company has a long established relationship with the School, providing a number of programmes in all key …

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

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On Tuesday 27th September, ten Lower Sixth pupils were joined by our partner school De La Salle College in the Academy Library for the first of the Habitat ‘Change Makers’ programme workshops. The group were led by Habitat volunteers and …

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SPANISH EXCHANGE TO ASTURIAS

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The ninth exchange between Academy students and pupils from the town of Pola del Siero is proving to be very successful with Academy pupils making the news via a local Spanish business app. Pola de Siero  is a town in …

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BOYS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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Saturday 24th September The Boys’ Hockey Club had a block fixture against RBAI on Saturday 24th September at Roughfort.  The 1st XI beat Inst 2XI 4-0, with two goals apiece for Zarar Khan (MVI) and Ethan Thompson (Form V).  This …

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PwC SCHOOL LEAVER & FLYING START PROGRAMMES

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PwC Back to Schools Tour came into school on Tuesday 27th September to give an interactive presentation, designed to inform pupils about their School Leaver Programme. Pupils earn a competitive salary while studying towards a professional qualification designed by employers   There …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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Results of the games versus Strathearn: 1st XI won 3-1 2A XI lost 2-0 2B XI lost 1-0 U15 XI drew 0-0 U13A XI lost 2-1 U13B XI won 2-0 U14A/B to be played on 4th October

THE GREAT B.R.A. BAKE-OFF

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Over 60 pupils entered the The Great B.R.A. Bake Off this year. The judges were staggered by both the quality and quantity of entries and had to recruit more teachers to help them with their decision. Cupcakes, 3-D cakes (bursting …

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RUGBY – IAN GRAHAM CUP

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The 1st XV won the Ian Graham Cup at Grosvenor on Saturday 3rd September.  They defeated Banbridge Academy and Wesley College in group stage, and then defeated Grosvenor Grammar in final.  

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S “CATS”

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Congratulations to Laura Browne and Aoife O’Hagan, who successfully auditioned and were cast in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, directed by Peter Corry.  They performed two shows at the SSE Arena, Belfast on 6th August.  Laura played Mister Mistoffelees …

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