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THE 39 STEPS

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Congratulations to the cast and crew of the Academy’s latest school production, Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of the John Buchan classic The 39 Steps, which wowed audiences over three consecutive nights last week. Set in the 1930’s, The 39 Steps tells …

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NI NETBALL TRIAL SUCCESS

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Congratulations to the following girls who have been successful in their recent netball trials. U13 Future Internationals Academy Tara Dalzell Sofia Ramalho-McCourt Fiona Murray Sasha Logan U15 Future Internationals Academy Ellie Murray Megan Warke Leah Doran Erin McMahon Nada Hawela …

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INTO FILM CINEMA CLUB

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Lights…Camera…Action… On Thursday the first meeting of the INTO Film sponsored cinema review club took place. Over forty pupils enjoyed the screening of “The Muppet’s Christmas Carol”. These pupils will be tasked with watching a variety of films each week …

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ARABIC LANGUAGE CLUB

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Over 30 students have embarked on learning Arabic as a modern language. The language is one of the top five languages the British Council believes will be important for sustained business links and development with Middle Eastern countries in a …

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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.  The challenge was to build the highest free-standing tower using 30 straws and 1m of tape.  It is not as easy as it sounds, as the pupils soon found …

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ULSTER GRAMMAR SCHOOLS’ SWIMMING GALA

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The Academy Swim Team took part in the Ulster Grammar Schools’ Swimming Gala on Saturday 18th November, held in Ballymena Leisure Centre, and came away with an impressive haul of 43 medals. This follows the Senior Boys’ Waterpolo win against …

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MATRIX NI – WOMEN IN STEM

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On Thursday 9th November 2017, Jasmine Ross and I attended a STEM workshop by MATRIX NI at Titanic Belfast.  The topic being discussed was “Women in STEM”.  We attended this event with other secondary school girls, CEO’s and professionals within …

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N.I. KIDS’ LIT QUIZ 2017

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A team consisting of Oliver Scott (Form II), Theo Hayward (Form II), Summer Moreland (Form II) and Kaitlyn Toal (Form II) competed in the annual regional heat of the Kids’ Lit Quiz against 29 other teams from schools across Northern …

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SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

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Our Autumn Scholastic Book Fair, and recent prize ceremony, raised an amazing £467.00 in free books for the school library.  This will enable the library to buy multiple copies of books from the Northern Ireland Book Award 2018 shortlist.  The …

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NI FOOTBALL CUP RESULT

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The Academy’s Football team beat Banbridge Academy in penalty kicks, to make it through to the last 16 of the NI Cup.  The game finished 2-2 after extra-time, with Ben Greenlees and Jack Grattan on target for the Academy.

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