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APPOINTMENT OF NEW PRINCIPAL

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Hilary Woods as Principal of Belfast Royal Academy.  Mrs Woods will take up this position in the next academic year, following the retirement of Mr Moore Dickson. Mrs Woods brings a …

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UNIVERSITY ROADSHOW

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On Thursday 6th April 2017 the University Roadshow visited school to speak to all LVI pupils. They gave a short presentation on the UCAS and CAO systems. They covered topics such as the cost of fees to study in England, …

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LESSONS FROM AUSCHWITZ

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Two Sixth Form students, Laura Fleck (MVI) and Jacob Brady (LVI) recently took part in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons From Auschwitz programme. Since 1999, over 30,000 students have taken part in this programme, which is based on the premise …

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IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES

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Please note these upcoming dates for Belfast Royal Academy: Friday 7th April The Colours Ceremonies will take place during the course of the morning and the Spring Term will end at 12 noon. There will be buses to Yorkgate, but …

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POLITICS STUDENTS VISIT STORMONT

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Lower Sixth Politics students enjoyed two morning visits to Parliament Buildings, Stormont as part of their AS Level course on Monday and Tuesday. The visit covered key aspects of the AS1 course and provided opportunities to meet with committee clerks …

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LORD LIEUTENANT’S CADET FOR BELFAST

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Academy student, Chloe McCrory has been honoured at a formal ceremony at Hillsborough Castle, appointed to the role of Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for the County Borough of Belfast. The Cadet Sergeant is one of just nine teenagers across …

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SUCCESS AT ALL-IRELAND LINGUISTICS OLYMPIAD FINAL

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On Friday 24th March, three Academy students attended the final of the All-Ireland Linguistics Olympiad in Dublin, in order to see if any of them would be eligible to represent Ireland in the International Linguistics Olympiad which will be held …

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LEAVERS XI VS 1ST XI

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On Wednesday 29th March, a MVI Leavers team played against next year’s 1st XI in an end-of-season celebratory ‘grudge match’ at Roughfort.  The Leavers team were beaten 2-0 by next year’s 1sts in what was an enjoyable and entertaining game.

ENGLISH LIT VISIT TO SEAMUS HEANEY’S HOMEPLACE

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LVI English Literature students experienced an enjoyable and enlightening visit to HomePlace Arts Centre in Bellaghy to celebrate the life and work of Seamus Heaney on Tuesday 28th March.

BELFAST U17 HOCKEY

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Congratulations to Harriet Dougan, Trinity Geddis and Naomi McGuckin on representing Belfast U17 today on Thursday 30th March.

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