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MULTI MINI INTERVIEW SIMULATION EVENT

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Twelve of our pupils took part in a Multi Mini Interview Simulation Event in school on Friday 10 November. Our aspiring doctors, dentists and vets were put to the test at seven interview stations designed to assess key skills and …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – CHEMICAL COCKTAILS

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There were strange goings on at the Young Einstein Club this week as red wine was mysteriously changed into water, raspberry milkshake and milk.  Was it a kind of magic? Has the Young Einstein Club hired a Potions Master?…… No, …

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SOCIAL WORK PRESENTATION

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On Tuesday 7th November, Mrs Lynne Brown, Course Director for the BSc Social Work degree programme based at Belfast Met, and Mr Richard Cranston came into school to deliver an information session to LVI and MVI pupils who are considering …

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NURSING PRESENTATION

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On the Tuesday 7th November, Orla Mathews came into school to speak to the nursing group about a nurse’s role, different nursing specialties, recent trends in hospitals, and the dreaded interview. She used really innovative ice breakers to get the group to …

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CREATIVE & MEDIA ARTS FAIR

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A number of pupils who study Art & Design and Moving Image Art attended a Higher Education Careers Fair for Creative & Media Arts on Tuesday 24th October at Belfast Metropolitan College. Some of the exhibitors: Bath Spa University National College of …

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PRIZE DAY 2017

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Belfast Royal Academy’s Prize Day 2017 was held on Friday 29th October in the beautiful surrounds of The Assembly Buildings, Belfast.  Guest speaker this year was former pupil Chris Johnston. Congratulations to all the prize winners and a big thank …

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CONNECTING CLASSROOMS

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Several teachers from Collège Dora Maar, Saint-Denis, visited the Academy this week. As part of our International School Award we plan, in March, to welcome 45 French students aged 12-13 from the Collège to Northern Ireland as part of an …

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SCHOOL & PUPIL COUNCIL TEAM-BUILDING

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Members of the Pupil Council visited Girdwood Community Hub for a drumming workshop on Friday 20th October. This team-building workshop, conducted by Joe Loughlin of ‘The Gathering Drum’, was enjoyed thoroughly by the pupils. The room was not just filled …

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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL VISIT

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As part of our International School status, we are always very interested in welcoming and hosting teaching staff from other countries. Last week we welcomed Dirk Niemeyer to the Academy. He comes from the Rhine-Ruhr region of Germany and was …

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SAVE THE CHILDREN VOLUNTEERS’ DAY

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Press Eye - Save the Children Awards - Hilton Templepatrick - 18th October 2017 Photograph by Declan Roughan Rita Rodden Cup - Belfast Royal Academy Peter Corry with BRA

Last year’s Save The Children committee attended the charity’s annual Volunteer Day on 18th October at the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick.  Singer and entertainer Peter Corry presented the Academy with the Rita Rodden Cup for excellent fundraising.  We have won this …

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