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OPERATION MOBILISATION VISITS SENIOR S.U.

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Working in every region of the world and on every ocean (via an ocean-going ship called Logos Hope), Operation Mobilisation seeks to demonstrate and proclaim the love of God. In every situation OM teams adapt to the local culture and …

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£5000 CHEQUE PRESENTED TO SAVE THE CHILDREN

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Last year’s Save The Children committee presented a cheque for £5000 to Georgie Johnston in Assembly last week.  Georgie spoke of how the government is matching any donation between October and December this year, enabling Save The Children to contribute …

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TUTOR GROUPS OF THE MONTH FOR OCTOBER

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The Tutor Groups of the Month for September, who collected the most merits, were:

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS ON INTERNET SAFETY

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Dear parent/guardian You may be aware from this morning’s news that the BBC NI Spotlight team has discovered pictures of NI school pupils on websites with adult material.  The material appears to have been ‘harvested’ from social networking sites and …

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EYE4EDUCATION INTERVIEW & ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

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Eye4Education came into school on 3rd and 4th November 2014 and to deliver their Interview and Assessment programme.  All of our LVI pupils were involved.  They participated in a four staged assessment centre incorporating an application form for a specific …

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SCHLUMBERGER GENDER DIVERSITY EVENT

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On Tuesday 4th November, a group of five girls, who are studying GCSE Technology and Design, were invited to a ‘Gender Diversity Event’ at Schlumberger. The event took place at their local Engineering plant in Monkstown, allowing the pupils to hear …

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FORM 1 & 2 GIRLS’ 5-A-SIDE TOURNAMENT

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Form 1 & 2 girls took part in a Belfast Area 5-a-side tournament just before half term. The Form 2 girls’ team won 2, drew 1 and lost 1 of their 4 matches.  The Form 1 girls won 1 and lost …

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CAREERS EVENTS HELD IN OCTOBER

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Two events were organised by the Careers Department in October: Environmental Heath Officer Mr Sean McIntyre, Lecturer from UUJ, came into school to discuss the work of an Environmental Health Officer.  He discussed the employment opportunities that exist in both …

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TINY LIFE VISIT SCHOOL ASSEMBLIES

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Tiny Life is the School Council’s Nominated Charity for 2014-15, and on Tuesday 14th October, Lesley-Ann Macaulay, Schools and Community Information Officer for Tiny Life, gave a presentation to Senior and Middle School Assemblies on the work of the charity.  Molly …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB

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It was time for some Physics at the Young Einstein Club this week.  We made our own version of the Balancing Bird toy and investigated how moving the position of the centre of gravity (using paper clips) enabled our parrots …

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