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Monthly Archives: January 2012

COMMONWEALTH GAMES & ULSTER JUDO

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Just before Christmas, James Reid (Form III) won the Gold medal at the Ulster Schools’ Judo Championship in the Under 18 category.  He also won Bronze in the Senior category, which is open to all ages.  James then went on to …

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MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD

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Tom Hanna (L6) and Ridwan Farouki (M6) took part in Round 1 of the British Mathematical Olympiad. This was a 3.5 hour examination consisting of six questions ‘of a very challenging nature’ and the paper requires ‘stamina as well as …

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NETBALL NEWS

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The finals of the Belfast Schools’ Netball Leagues will be played on Friday 3rd February in Lisburn Racquets. B.R.A. Junior team has qualified (undefeated) for the Junior A League Final and will play Rathmore Grammar School. B.R.A. Senior team has …

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FRIENDS OF THE ACADEMY SUPPER DANCE

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FRIENDS OF THE ACADEMY SUPPER DANCE Dunadry Hotel Saturday 28th January 2012 at 7.30 Tickets £25 available through committee members or the School office. The main aims of FOTA are to foster relationships between parents and the School, and to …

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WATER POLO NEWS

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IRISH U16 CHAMPIONSHIP RUNNERS-UP Over the weekend of 21st & 22nd January, the girls’ U16 Water Polo team took part in the Irish U16 Water Polo Championship.  The girls put in some excellent displays to make it to the final …

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WEEKEND’S SPORTS RESULTS

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RUGBY The 2nd XV defeated Antrim Grammar 54-5 in the first round of the 2nd XV Cup.  The Junior fixtures were against Grosvenor Grammar School.  The results were, as follows:  Medallion A won 50-5 U14 A XV won 22-19 U13A …

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OPEN NIGHTS’ COMPETITION WINNER

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During the School’s recent Open Nights, the History Department ran a competition for visitors to try and identify various First World War artefacts from the battlefield and trenches of the Somme. The competition was won by Dylan McGrotty from Mossgrove …

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VOLUNTEERING IN FRANCE

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Volunteering at the Cité St. Pierre  The intention was to travel to France and spend time during the summer practicing my French, but I never expected to gain what I did from it; new friends, an incredible experience and memories …

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SHOWJUMPING FINAL RESULTS

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Open Team - M.E.C Champions 2012

On Saturday 14th January 2012 the Showjumping team competed in the final round of the M.E.C Schools’ Showjumping Championships.  This league-based competition has taken place once a month since October. The Novice team finished second on the day and moved …

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