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FRIENDS OF THE ACADEMY – WINE TASTING EVENING

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Friends of the Academy (FOTA) have organised a Wine Tasting Evening, which will take place in school on Thursday 9th February 2017 starting at 7.30pm. Tickets are £15 or 2 for £25 including refreshments.

EARL CAIRNS & THE GREAT SEAL OF THE REALM

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Former pupil, Ruth Cornett, is a Director, and Heritage and Taxation Advisor, to Christie’s, the world famous art auction house.  She drew our attention to the Cultural Gift & Acceptance in Lieu Scheme of the Arts Council (England), and the connection …

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PRIOR SHIELD VICTORY!

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Congratulations to the 1st XI, who won the Prior Shield at Lisnagarvey on Wednesday 14th December against Friends’ School, Lisburn.  After a closely fought 0-0 battle in normal time, and with our boys defending at times like their lives depended on it, …

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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS – TUESDAY 20th DEC

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After Registration, pupils will remain with their Class Tutors in their Registration Room.  The Owl will be delivered during Periods 1 and 2 and no books need to be brought to School. There will be a Carol Service for Forms …

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FORM III SUBJECT MAPPING 4 CAREERS PROGRAMME

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On Wednesday 14th December eye4education came into School to deliver the Subject Mapping 4 Careers Programme.  This event is designed to raise pupils’ awareness of potential careers which are mapped to the subjects taught at GCSE level. Pupils participated in a …

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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS RECEPTION

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The Headmaster was delighted to welcome guests to a very festive-looking School Library for the Academy’s Christmas Reception on Saturday 17th December.  Musical accompaniment was provided by the talented sixth-former, Daniel Quigley, and special festive effects by Mr R Jamison.  Catering …

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SPONSORED WALK CHEQUE PRESENTATIONS

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This year’s Sponsored Walk, the 43rd, was held on the afternoon of Thursday 6th October.  The charities which are benefiting are: Friends of the Cancer Centre: Based at the heart of the Cancer Centre at Belfast City Hospital, the charity funds …

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DASS’S CAMBRIDGE SIDE OVERPOWER OXFORD IN VARSITY MATCH

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Former Belfast Royal Academy pupil Daniel Dass was the toast of Cambridge last night after leading the Light Blues to their first victory in the Varsity Match at Twickenham since 2009. Oxford arrived with a record six successive wins under …

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PRIOR SHIELD SEMI-FINAL SUCCESS!

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Congratulations to the Boys’ Hockey 1st XI who have made it to the Final of the Prior Shield.  Playing at the Antrim Forum on Thursday 8th November, they defeated Antrim Grammar 1:0, in a hard fought match.  The boys kept their …

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POETRY ALOUD 2016 – THE FINAL

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On Friday 2nd December, Conor Callaghan competed in the final of Poetry Aloud 2016 at the National Library of Ireland, Dublin. From over 1,600 entries across Ireland, Conor was among only 10 senior students selected to compete in the final …

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