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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR A LEVEL STUDENTS!

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Sixth Form pupils and staff at Belfast Royal Academy were today celebrating another set of excellent A Level results. Pupils and their parents are now able to celebrate individual achievements after months of hard work and to confirm their university …

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INTER-PROVINCIAL ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The following pupils were selected to represent Ulster in the Irish Schools’ U17 Inter-provincial Championships.  It was held in Santry on Saturday 24th June. Harriet Dougan (Form V) was 2nd in Pole Vault (3.10m) Monica Del Castillo (Form III) was 6th in Pole …

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BEATING RETREAT CEREMONY

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Former pupil Noel Lamb hosted a Beating Retreat ceremony at his home, Finnebrogue House, in aid of Hope for Youth (NI) and The Soldiers’ Charity. Beating Retreat, or Beating to Quarters, has its origins in the early years of organised …

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NI OPEN INVITATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL

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Laura Brown (Form III) achieved 4 x 1sts; 4 x 2nds; 2 x 3rds and 2 x 4ths at the NI Open Invitational Dance Festival last week, and won a cup for the highest mark in Classical Ballet Trio. Laura …

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NEW HOUSE FLAGS UNVEILED

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The new House flags were unveiled at Sports Day on Tuesday 19th June.  They were presented to the Headmaster by Caroline Dillon and Nikki Johns from the Old Girls’ Association. The OGA generously funded the design and production of these …

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SUMMER SERENADE

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On Friday 16th June, pupils from Form I-IV presented their annual Summer Serenade. The soloists on the evening were Eleanor Black (clarinet) and Eleanor Green (voice) from Form I; Martha-Rose Rooney (voice) and Niamh McIlroy (cello) from Form II and …

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IRISH SCHOOLS’ ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Irish Schools’ Athletics Championships Results Saturday 3rd June Tullamore Junior Girls Relay – 4th Monica Del Castillo – 5th Pole Vault (2.40m) Leah Dorman – 6th Pole Vault (2.15m) Intermediate Harriet Dougan – 2nd Pole Vault (3.10m)     Callum Davidson – 3rd …

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ULSTER RUGBY LEGEND VISITS BEN MADIGAN RUGBY TOURNAMENT

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Prep 6 at Ben Madigan took part in a round-robin Tag Rugby ‘Blitz’ tournament at the Castle Grounds on Wednesday 17th May. There were over a hundred rugby players, both boys and girls, at the grounds, playing a mixture of …

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KICKBOXING

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Congratulations to Form V pupils Anna Sullivan (right) and Lorna Maginnes (left), who recently won Gold and Silver and two Silvers respectively at the Northern Ireland Kickboxing Qualifiers for Semi Contact and Light Contact.  Both girls are members of the Ballysillan Freestyle Kickboxing …

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ULSTER MINOR SCHOOLS’ SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Junior Swim team headed to Ballymena for the annual Ulster Minor Schools’ Swimming Championships over the weekend.  The team won a total of 34 medals, with Siobhan Baine, Giulia Allen and Jericho Balgos winning 4 medals each, and Lucy McKnight, …

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