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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – HOUSE TOWER-BUILDING COMPETITION

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There was great excitement at the Young Einstein Club this week as we held our Annual House Tower-Building Competition.  The challenge was to build the highest free-standing tower using only 10 sheets of A4 paper and 1 m of sellotape.  …

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ANGUS YOUTH CHALLENGE TEAM TALK ECONOMICS

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Recently our Angus Youth Challenge Team travelled to the Bank of Ireland Headquarters to meet with the Agricultural Business Manager, Mr Richard Primrose, to discuss the financial status and challenges facing the Northern Irish beef industry. After many questions and …

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ANTI-BULLYING WORKSHOPS

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During Anti-Bullying Week, Form I pupils took part in games sessions designed to teach them how to tackle bullying. The workshops were delivered by a group of Lower Sixth Form pupils taking part in the TAMHI program. The pupils involved …

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PROFESSOR JAMES STIRLING

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The School community is deeply saddened to hear news of the death on Friday 9th November of former pupil Professor James Stirling. Prior to his retirement in June 2018, Professor Stirling was the first ever Provost in Imperial College, London …

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CITY OF BELFAST YOUTH ORCHESTRA AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL

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Congratulations to Eva Hayward, Jonny Hayward, Maia Reilly-Stewart, Jason Melville, Anna Quinn, Ellen Quinn and Amber McCalmont who performed with the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra at the recent Music for Youth Proms in the Royal Albert Hall.

ENCOURAGING ENTERPRISE IN SCHOOLS

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To celebrate Enterprise Week, twenty-four of our Form III pupils were invited to participate in an ‘Encouraging Enterprise’ event, organised by Eye4Education, and held in Belfast City Hall on the Tuesday 13th November. Pupils were treated to two sessions, followed …

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INTERNATIONAL KIDS’ LIT QUIZ

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This year, an intrepid team of readers travelled across Belfast to compete in the Northern Ireland heat of the International competition that tests pupils’ knowledge of children’s literature.  Questions were tricky from the off, with rounds on ‘enchantments’, ‘spies’ and …

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MULTI MINI INTERVIEW EVENT

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Fifteen of our students took part in a Multi Mini Interview Simulation event in school on Thursday 7th November.  Our aspiring doctors and dentists were put to the test at eight interview stations designed to test key skills and qualities …

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INTO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

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Ten pupils from the Academy’s Film Club attended a screening of ‘Wonder’ at Odyssey Cinemas on Thursday 8th November as part of the Into Film Festival 2018.  Running from 7th to 23rd November, the festival is the world’s largest free …

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PRIZE DAY 2018

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Belfast Royal Academy’s Prize Day 2018 was held on Friday 26th October in the beautiful surrounds of The Assembly Buildings, Belfast.  Guest speaker this year was former pupil Ruth Cornett. Congratulations to all the prize winners and a big thank …

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