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STEM CAREERS EVENING

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STEM Careers Evening – 22nd January 2015 This very successful event proved very popular with parents and pupils. The School is grateful to many of Northern Ireland’s top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) employers, together with representatives from our …

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CCEA TRUE COLOURS EXHIBITION

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Catherine Nelson (MVI) was invited to attend a reception and a private viewing of the CCEA True Colours exhibition January 2015 at the Ulster Museum. The exhibition of work displays some of Northern Ireland’s most talented young artists and designers. …

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TOP OF THE BENCH CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

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On the 22nd January, a team of two Form III pupils, one Form IV pupil and one Form V pupil competed in the Northern Ireland local section heat of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Top of the Bench’ competition at …

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BUSINESS STUDIES TOUR OF IKEA

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On Monday 19th January 2015, Mr Nigel McGarry kindly offered to show a small group of A Level Business Studies pupils around IKEA. His tour and presentation about Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility tied in very well with the subject …

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PHYSICS STUDENTS’ CINEMA TRIP

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The Physics Department organised for several MVI students to attend a screening of ‘The Theory of Everything’ at the Odeon Cinema, Victoria Square on Tuesday 20th January 2015. The movie is a biographical drama on the life of Stephen Hawking.  Hawking …

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OPEN NIGHTS’ COMPETITION WINNER

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The winner of this year’s Open Nights’ History Department competition was Jamie Young, from Greenisland Primary School. Jamie is pictured receiving his prizes from the Headmaster.  The competition was run as part of the School’s open nights and participants had …

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SENIOR DEBATING SOCIETY

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During lunchtime on Tuesday 20th January, the Senior Debating Society debated the motion, “This House believes that Ched Evans should be allowed to return to professional football.”  Speakers were Kuda Kanaka, Jack Golden, Claire Njanina and Conor Callaghan.  Despite the …

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MORE SWIMMING SUCCESS FOR CONOR

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Conor Ferguson continued his fine run of results this season by delivering some remarkable performances during December.  Golds were won and records tumbled – a truly memorable way to finish off the year. First up was the Ulster Open where Conor …

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UTV – “THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING ARABIC”

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UTV  business report on the future benefits of learning Arabic at B.R.A. “There is a growing demand for major world languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese and Russian … Education systems and institutions need to diversify their offerings.” This …

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INVESTNI ARABIC LANGUAGE EVENT

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This week B.R.A., in conjunction with InvestNI, organised an Arabic language event for students studying the language. InvestNI hosted the conference on business opportunities for Northern Ireland with countries in the Middle East in its headquarters in Bedford Square. As …

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