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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR A LEVEL STUDENTS!

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Sixth Form pupils, parents and staff at Belfast Royal Academy were today celebrating another set of excellent A Level results. Pupils and their parents are now able to celebrate individual achievements after months of hard work and to confirm their …

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THE ACADEMY & THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FIRST AIRCRAFT CARRIER

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Aircraft came of age as weapons of war between 1914 and 1918. At sea they were initially launched from catapults on the decks of warships, then ditched when their mission was accomplished. Later, it was decided to experiment with the …

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BELFAST HARBOUR MINECRAFT ENGINEERING CHALLENGE

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Six Form III Technology pupils represented the school at the final of the ‘Belfast Harbour Minecraft Education Sustainable & Renewable Engineering Challenge’ on Wednesday 28 June.  STEM Aware had provided two Minecraft sessions in school for forty Form III pupils …

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NI BOOK AWARD FINALE

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A beautiful sunny morning provided the backdrop of the NI Book Award finale at Campbell College on Tuesday 26th June.  The hall was filled with pupils from schools across Northern Ireland and the sense of excitement was palpable, not least …

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ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION

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The staff preview of the annual Art Exhibition took place on Thursday 21st June during a charity fundraising tea break. The event saw £135 raised Save the Children, not including the sale of students’ artwork, which has seen total sales …

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VISIT FROM QATAR FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL

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On Monday 25th June, the Art Department had a field visit from three members of the QFI (Qatar Foundation International), Connor Seidenschwarz, Rana Abdul-Aziz and Denise Dobson. They viewed videos of the pupils’ oral and written work, as well as …

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INTERVIEW & ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

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Eye4Education came into school on Friday 15th June to deliver their Interview & Assessment Programme.  All of our LVI pupils were involved.  They participated in a 3-stage assessment centre, incorporating an application form for a specific post, an aptitude test …

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IRISH INTER-PROVINCIAL ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Congratulations to the following girls who represented Ulster in the Irish Inter-Provincial Championships on Saturday 23rd June in Santry, Dublin. Abbie O’Neill – 5th Pole Vault (2.5m) Leah Doran – 6th Pole Vault (2.5m) Monica Del Castillo – 9th Pole …

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SHOWJUMPING – ULSTER SCHOOLS’ DERBY

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On Thursday 21st June, three pupils competed in the 6th annual Ulster Schools’ Derby, held at Gransha Equestrian Centre.  Erin McCrea, Form I, had an excellent clear round and came second in the Newcomers Class.   The Open team, consisting …

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UKMT TEAM NATIONAL FINALS

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This year’s Junior Maths team, consisted of Riya Raghuram (Form II), Kaitlyn Toal (Form II), Ben Golden (Form III) and Donal McGrath (Form III), won the Regional Final of the UK Maths Trust’s Team Competition in March. This meant they were asked to represent Northern …

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