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OBITUARY: MR GEORGE MCCONNELL

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The school flag was flown at half-mast on Tuesday 3rd March in honour of the memory of former member of staff Mr George McConnell, who died recently. Mr McConnell was Head of Economics and a Senior Teacher, and introduced the …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB: ROCKETS

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We had great fun this week at the Young Einstein Club making and testing our own paper rockets. We are not quite ready to launch into orbit, but we may have some budding Aeronautical Engineers of the future ??

SENIOR S.U. WEEKEND

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Fifty-four pupils and six staff enjoyed a fantastic Senior SU Weekend in Portadown on 7th, 8th & 9th February. Thanks to our speaker, Andrew Thompson, who spoke on the Book of Revelations.

BALLYMENA MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Congratulations to the Senior Strings, who were placed 1st in the String Orchestra Class with their performance of ‘Lady Gaga Fugue’, against St Malachy’s College and Ballymena Academy. And a huge well done to the following pupils who were placed …

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ARMY OFFICER RECRUITMENT TEAM PRESENTATION

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Sixty-two of our Form IV-MVI pupils attended a presentation by the Army Officer Recruitment Team on Tuesday 3rd March, which covered options for Officers in the following career fields: Healthcare (Med, Dental, Veterinary) IT & Communications Logistics Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical …

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WORLD BOOK DAY

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Thanks to all pupils who came along and supported the Scholastic Book Fair as part of World Book Day celebrations, Thursday 5th March. The fair raised over £400 in much appreciated free books for the school library. Pupils were able …

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BRIDGE SUCCESS

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Well done to our Bridge teams on their excellent recent results: In the Irish Schools’ Pairs, Joshua Boyd and Xander Todd finished 2nd. In the Irish Under 19 Teams’ Tournament, the BRA team of Xander Todd, Joshua Boyd, EJ Atienza …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY RESULTS

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U14s v Sullivan Upper drew 0-0, but lost 3-0 on pen runs (quarter-final of Shield) Matches vs Strathearn U13C won 4-1 U12A won 2-0 U12B won 1-0 1stXI drew 2-2 2As won 2-0 3/4s drew 1-1

NETBALL SENIOR SHIELD SEMI-FINAL

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Congratulations to the ?Senior Netball? team who won (21-15) against Glenlola in the semi-final of the Senior Shield! ?

EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAMME

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Belfast Royal Academy has had the pleasure of working with Liz Mullan from the Shankill Job Assist Centre. She has been delivering a Employability Programme to some of our LVI and MVI pupils. Liz has given each pupil one to …

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