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SCHOOLS’ SHOW JUMPING

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Congratulations to Erin McCrea on her great performance on the way to winning the Individual event at the Schools’ Show Jumping competition at Gransha Equestrian Centre on Saturday 12th January. Well done Erin!  

MATHS TEAM SUCCESS

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Many congratulations to the Senior Maths team of Jack Green (M6), Cormac McGowan (M6), Joshua Thompson (L6) & Zak Thabeth (L6) who recently competed in and won Queen’s University’s annual Maths competition. The event involves very challenging problem-solving over more …

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VISIT FROM POET PAUL MADDERN

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Paul Maddern, a poet and contributor to the new CCEA GCSE Poetry Anthology, gave a lecture to Form 5 students on Thursday 10th January. Paul explored concepts of ‘Identity,’ one of the key themes of CCEA’s new poetry collection. He …

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SKI TRIP TO EHRWALD, AUSTRIA

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One hundred and seven pupils and staff travelled to Ehrwald, Austria over the New Year period for this year’s annual Ski Trip. Weather conditions were perfect for gliding effortlessly (!) down the slopes, and everyone made lots of new, unforgettable …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – SOAP BOAT RACES

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This week at the Young Einstein Club we were learning about how detergent weakens the surface tension of water by separating water molecules.  This is the principle that is used to clean dishes – the detergent breaks the attraction of …

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SUBJECT MAPPING4CAREERS PROGRAMME

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On Monday 7th January, eye4education came into School to deliver the Subject Mapping4Careers Programme.  This event is designed to raise pupils’ awareness of potential careers which are mapped to the subjects taught at GCSE level. All Form III pupils participated …

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CONGRATULATIONS TO JACQUELINE WEIR, M.B.E.

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We are delighted to learn that one of the school’s Governors and former Warden, Mrs Jacqueline Weir, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Jacqueline has been a Governor in Belfast Royal Academy for 22 years …

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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS RECEPTION

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It was great to see and chat to former pupils & staff, governors and friends of the Academy, who braved the inclement weather to attend Saturday’s annual Christmas Reception in the School library. Sixth Former, Emma Calderwood, delighted all those …

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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS – FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER 2018

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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS FRIDAY 21st DECEMBER 2018 After Registration, pupils should remain with their Class Tutors in their Registration Room. There will be no Form / Year Assemblies. No books need to be brought to School. Class Tutors of Forms …

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THE INNOVATION FACTORY

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As part of Enterprise week, 30 Academy pupils visited the Innovation Factory, Belfast on Thursday 15th November. The Innovation Factory is part of the Belfast City Council’s ambition to develop and support social regeneration within the local Belfast area, whilst …

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