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CITY OF BELFAST YOUTH ORCHESTRA AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL

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Congratulations to Eva Hayward, Jonny Hayward, Maia Reilly-Stewart, Jason Melville, Anna Quinn, Ellen Quinn and Amber McCalmont who performed with the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra at the recent Music for Youth Proms in the Royal Albert Hall.

ENCOURAGING ENTERPRISE IN SCHOOLS

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To celebrate Enterprise Week, twenty-four of our Form III pupils were invited to participate in an ‘Encouraging Enterprise’ event, organised by Eye4Education, and held in Belfast City Hall on the Tuesday 13th November. Pupils were treated to two sessions, followed …

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INTERNATIONAL KIDS’ LIT QUIZ

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This year, an intrepid team of readers travelled across Belfast to compete in the Northern Ireland heat of the International competition that tests pupils’ knowledge of children’s literature.  Questions were tricky from the off, with rounds on ‘enchantments’, ‘spies’ and …

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MULTI MINI INTERVIEW EVENT

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Fifteen of our students took part in a Multi Mini Interview Simulation event in school on Thursday 7th November.  Our aspiring doctors and dentists were put to the test at eight interview stations designed to test key skills and qualities …

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INTO FILM FESTIVAL 2018

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Ten pupils from the Academy’s Film Club attended a screening of ‘Wonder’ at Odyssey Cinemas on Thursday 8th November as part of the Into Film Festival 2018.  Running from 7th to 23rd November, the festival is the world’s largest free …

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PRIZE DAY 2018

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Belfast Royal Academy’s Prize Day 2018 was held on Friday 26th October in the beautiful surrounds of The Assembly Buildings, Belfast.  Guest speaker this year was former pupil Ruth Cornett. Congratulations to all the prize winners and a big thank …

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SKILLS NI CAREERS EVENT

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On Wednesday 7th November, 46 of our Form V pupils went to the Skills Northern Ireland event at the Titanic Exhibition Centre. Interactive and inspiring, this event was aimed at 14-19 year olds to help them decide on how to achieve …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – PERCHING PARROTS

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We had great fun at the Young Einstein Club this week learning about how you can control the position of the Centre of Gravity, and therefore the point at which an object will balance. No actual parrots were harmed during …

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FORM I & II SHARED EDUCATION WEEK

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A Shared Classroom event took place on Thursday 11th October in school during Shared Education Week. The Form I joint classroom was from 9am-11am, and was comprised of a human treasure hunt and group-work designing a shared badge.   The …

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RECENT ALUMNI ENRICHMENT SEMINARS

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Two distinguished former pupils returned to the Academy to lead alumni enrichment seminars. In September, Chief Inspector Alistair Burns of PSNI, who had recently been briefed by the FBI at their headquarters at Quantico, described his work in combating cybercrime. …

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