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ROLE-PLAYING ADVENTURE COMES TO LIFE IN DUBLIN

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Olivia Spring in MVI was one of 250 Derek Landy fans who took to the streets of Dublin in a role-playing adventure to mark the end of the best-selling series: Skulduggery Pleasant. Olivia was commissioned by Harper Collins to write …

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PUPILS ATTEND ‘EURVOICE’ YOUTH INITIATIVE

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On Thursday 16 October 2014, twelve students from Form III and LVI joined other students from across Belfast and voluntary organisations for EurVoice, an initiative of the European Youth Parliament and European Commission, to give young people a chance to …

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INTER-SCHOOLS’ SHOW JUMPING LEAGUE

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On Saturday 11th October the B.R.A. Show Jumping team travelled to Meadows Equestrian Centre in Lurgan to compete in the 2nd leg of the Inter-Schools’ Show jumping League, sponsored by TRI Equestrian from Kildare.  The Open Team Competition stood at …

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CCEA SUCCESS!

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Congratulations to Kellie McLean, who was Joint 2nd in Northern Ireland in GCSE French,  and to Taylor McCombe who was  placed 3rd in the province in GCSE PE. This is the second year in a row that an Academy pupil …

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NEWS FROM THE POOL

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Swimming – Ulster Schools’ Minor Championships The Academy had a great start to the school swimming season on Saturday 11th October, with a 20 medal haul at the Ulster Schools’ Minor Swimming Championships. The Junior Girls of Scarlett Armstrong, Monica Del …

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“THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT RELIGION IS IRRELEVANT IN THE MODERN WORLD”

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The Senior Debating Society’s latest debate took place at lunchtime on Tuesday 14th October. The motion tabled was, “This House believes that religion is irrelevant in the modern world.” The motion was debated and defeated by a narrow margin.

JUNIOR BOOK CLUB VISIT TO LYRIC THEATRE

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Junior Book Club members see the award-winning ‘Sky Hawk’ at Lyric Theatre Twelve pupils from the Junior Book Club, accompanied by Miss McAtamney and Mrs Townsend, attended a musical adaptation of ‘Sky Hawk’ by Gill Lewis on Thursday 16th October, …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB NEWS

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This week at the Young Einstein Club our experiment involved writing secret messages with invisible ink and then revealing what was written.  We may not be able to join the Secret Service yet, but we did learn a little Chemistry …

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THE GREAT B.R.A. BAKE OFF – THE FINAL

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Whilst TV viewers all around the country watched BBC2’s highly popular finale of the Great British Bake Off, Belfast Royal Academy students gave the would-be celebrity bakers a run for their money in their own special version of the competition. …

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WHITE INK’S DREAM HOUSE PROJECT

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Over one hundred pupils from Form I and Form II designed their ideal house as part of White Ink’s ‘Dream House’ project for Culture Night 2014. These images were displayed as part of White Ink’s public gallery in the heart of Cathedral …

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