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“TAKEN” PERFORM eSAFETY CONCERT

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We were delighted to welcome Dublin boyband “Taken” to school yesterday.  The group performed for Forms I-IV before talking to the pupils about cyberbullying and social media safety, followed by an opportunity to meet the band and get a signed flyer. The …

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S.U. PIZZA EVENING

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The Annual Scripture Union Pizza Evening took place on Tuesday 26th April.  Sixty-five pupils attended the evening, which included games, singing, a short talk and the consumption of twenty-eight large pizzas.  The evening was a great success and the S.U. would …

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LIBRARY TRIP TO STORMONT

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On Wednesday 27th April, three of our pupils, along with pupils from twenty-five other schools in NI, were invited to meet  the UK Children’s Laureate, in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings. Chris Riddell is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ WATERPOLO

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The U16 Boys’ Waterpolo team have successfully defended their Ulster Schools’ Championship title for 3rd year in a row. The team played some thrilling and hard fought matches over the past weeks, beating RBAI twice and winning one and losing 1 match against …

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WATERPOLO RESULTS

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The U16 Boys’ Waterpolo team travelled to RBAI on Monday 18th April to begin their defence of the Brother Murphy Shield. They played against RBAI in the first match and ran out convincing 11-2 winners.  Next was the St. Malachy’s …

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SCRIPTURE UNION TEAM VISIT WARSAW

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Fifteen pupils from the Scripture Union travelled to Warsaw, Poland on Thursday 7th April for four days.  The trip was in conjunction with a Polish charity called the Christian Joy Foundation.  The team were involved in several activities over the weekend, as …

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ULSTER SUCCESS FOR ACADEMY DANCE TEAM

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Following on from their success at NICMIC, the B.R.A. Dance team entered the 2016 Ulster Fitness & Dance Championships.  The competition took place on Friday 15th April in the Spectrum Centre.  There were a record number of entries this year and the …

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50 YEAR REUNION

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On Friday 8th April, a 50 year Reunion of leavers from 1966 took place in School.  Including some staff from the 1960s, over 70 people were present, with many travelling from places outside Northern Ireland such as England, Scotland, Kenya and Singapore. …

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WATERPOLO TOUR TO SCOTLAND

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A selected boys’ and girls’ Waterpolo squad travelled to Scotland on a ‘mini tour’ last weekend to play matches against Edinburgh University, Stirling University and the Scottish National U17 team. The first match, against Edinburgh University 2nd team, was a …

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JUNIOR KARTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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A Junior Karting team of Oliver O’Kane, Jack Gillespie and Adam McCabe were victorious at the Ulster Schools’ Karting Championships on Wednesday 13th April at Need4Speed.

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