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A WARM WELCOME TO BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN

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We are delighted to have secured the services of Brian McLaughlin as Rugby Consultant and 1st XV coach. Brian was the former Head Coach of Ulster, coaching the side that reached the European Heineken Cup final in 2012. He was …

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BRITISH THEATRE DANCE FESTIVAL

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Laura Browne (Form I) achieved 2 x 1st, 5 x 2nd, 2 x 3rd and 2 x 4th places in 11 dances and was awarded a special adjudicator’s prize for ‘Most Promising Dancer’ at the British Theatre Dance Association Open …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ WATERPOLO CHAMPIONSHIP

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The U16 Boys’ Waterpolo team have won the Ulster Schools’ trophy and the U16 League following a nail-biting final match in which the boys won 10-3 against St. Malachy’s.  A great end to a fantastic season, which also saw the Academy become U19 champions …

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NORTHERN IRELAND BOOK AWARD FINALE

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Pupils from Junior Book Club travelled to Strathearn School on Tuesday 23rd June to attend the Finale of the NI Book Awards.  Pupils took part in an informal quiz and listened to the wonderful Dan Freedman, who took time to sign …

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SPONSORED WALK CHEQUE PRESENTATIONS

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The £7,709.19 raised from the annual Sponsored Walk was split between our three charities on Tuesday 23rd June: Hermione Reid presented a cheque to Suzanne O’Loughlin from Cancer Focus NI Rebecca Plackett presented her cheque to Miss Barnett for Saphara Michael Harvey …

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JUNIOR APPRENTICE

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On Friday 26th June, Form II pupils participated in the Junior Apprentice Programme delivered by eye4education. The aim of the programme was to introduce the pupils to enterprise and entrepreneurship (modelled on the Junior Apprentice series), engaging in specific skills development …

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SUMMER SERENADE

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The Music Department rounded off the school year with the Summer Serenade.  Pupils from Forms I-IV performed in a variety of ensembles, and after competitive auditions, 5 pupils performed a solo. Special mention must go to the Wind Band who …

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NATIONAL WOMEN INTO ENGINEERING DAY

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To celebrate National Women into Engineering Day on the 23 June, W5 held an event which was designed to showcase various females who have chosen a career in Engineering.  Pupils had the opportunity to attend a number of 10 minute …

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LATEST HOCKEY NEWS

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Congratulations to Harriet Dougan who represented Ulster U16s on Friday 19th – Sunday 21st June.  They played a series of three matches against Scotland at Jordanstown University.  Despite a difficult 5-2 defeat on Friday night (Harriet scored), the team rallied to a 1-1 draw …

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NATIONAL FINAL OF UK MATHS TRUST TEAM CHALLENGE

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Earlier this year the junior Maths Team  won their regional heat of the UK Maths Trust Team Challenge, beating teams from across Northern Ireland. This is a significant achievement and the third successive year that B.R.A. has triumphed in this …

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