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UCAS CONVENTION

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On the Wednesday 8th March, 197 LVI pupils attended the UCAS Convention at the Eikon Centre, Lisburn.  This convention plays a vital part in helping pupils decide about what and where to study within higher education.  Over 200 universities, colleges, …

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TACKLING AWARENESS OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES (TAMHI)

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In February over six hundred Key Stage 3 pupils from Belfast Royal Academy and St. Malachy’s have participated in the ‘Mental Health Games’. Senior pupils from both schools have been working closely with TAMHI (Tackling Awareness of Mental Health Issues) …

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U14 SCHOOLS’ SHIELD SUCCESS

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Congratulations to the U14 Hockey team, who defeated Royal School Dungannon 3-0 in the Final of the Schools’ Shield on Tuesday 7th March.

G.B. LIFESAVING TEAM

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Congratulations to Lui Hurson and Sinead Gourley, who have been selected for the G.B. Lifesaving team, and will be competing in the European Championships in Belgium in July 2017.  The pair hope to go on to secure selection for the World Championships, which is …

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SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

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The school library hosted a Scholastic Book Fair to help celebrate World Book Day 2017.  This fun-filled book sale and literacy event was geared to excite pupils about reading and learning.  The fair offered books for all ages including the …

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FORM I SHARED EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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Form I pupils from St. Malachy’s and Belfast Royal Academy participating in the Shared Education Programme at St. Malachy’s College, Belfast on Wednesday 8th March.  Pupils were creating links between the two schools and designing their own shared school badge.  

THE BIG, BUMPER B.R.A. BOOK QUIZ

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The literary knowledge of Junior Book Club members was put to the test during World Book Day, which is this year celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Book Club gathered in the school library, for the Big, Bumper B.R.A. Book Quiz to …

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ALL-IRELAND LINGUISTICS OLYMPIAD

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Three Academy students who took part in the All-Ireland Linguistics Olympiad were placed in the top 100 in the whole of Ireland for their linguistic and problem-solving skills. Lower Sixth students, Jasmine Ross, Daniel Quigley and Conor Foster took part …

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JUNIOR SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

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Tom McKibben, Form III, has won Junior Sportsperson of the Year at the Newtownabbey and Antrim Sport Awards. The award was presented by Denise Watson and the following was recognised: Junior Honda Champion Ulster U14 Champion Winner of : Rory …

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S.U. WEEKEND

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Forty pupils attended the Senior Scripture Union weekend in Kilkeel.  They had a fun-filled and thought-provoking time, including a ‘photo challenge’ around the town.  The guest speaker for the weekend was Bill Foye.

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