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Monthly Archives: December 2012

A FESTIVE BREAKTIME

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The Sixth Form Centre Committee invited staff to join them in the Sixth Form Centre on Wednesday 19th December for a festive breaktime. In order to support Holly McCoubrey and her fundraising for the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice, staff were …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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RUGBY RESULTS The 3rd XV played Strabane Academy 1st XV on Wednesday 19th December in the 3rd XV Cup.  B.R.A. won 27-0. The fixtures on Saturday 15th December were against the Royal School, Armagh. 1st XV won 10-8 2nd XV won 16-15 3rd …

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COMMUNITY SERVICE NEWS

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AWARD OF EXCELLENCE Lauren Bradley, Niamh Duffy, Leona Holmes, Paula Keenan and Alex Devine each received their Award of Excellence from Volunteer Now.  They completed 200 hours of volunteering in the local community. DRUMROSS CHRISTMAS PARTY A number of  pupils …

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IRISH SCHOOLS’ PAIRS BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

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On Saturday 15th December, 14 students represented the school in Dublin at the Irish Schools’ Pairs Championships. The following pairs placed in the top 10: 3rd Luke Taylor & Ryan Lightowler 4th Melissa Antonio & Beccy Rowan 5th Chris Turnbull …

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EUNICAS ‘STUDY ABROAD’ PRESENTATION

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On Tuesday 18th December, Sixth Form students attended a presentation by Guy Flouch from Eunicas on the opportunities available those who wish to study abroad through the medium of English.  The students heard about the many courses available – from …

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LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION

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Darren Nixon from Eye4Education came into school on Monday 17th December 2012 to run an event called Labour Market Information.  Pupils were given an insight into current labour market trends locally, nationally and globally.  Pupils completed a multi-intelligence test, as …

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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS

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END OF TERM ARRANGEMENTS –THURSDAY 20th DECEMBER 2012 After Registration, pupils should remain with their Class Tutors in their Registration Room. There will be no Form Assemblies. The Owl will be delivered during Periods 1 and 2 and no books …

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CHRISTMAS PRESENTS APPEAL

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This Christmas, Academy pupils have shown enormous generosity by donating over 200 presents to the Salvation Army/S.V.P. Christmas Appeal. Sarah Faulkner and Sarah McGrath spoke during Assembly at the end of November and appealed to the pupils of B.R.A. to …

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AIM HIGHER CAREERS PROGRAMME

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Darren Nixon from Eye4Education was in school on Friday 14th December to run a programme called ‘AIM Higher’ with some Form III pupils.  This was a specific career-mapping workshop with pupils engaging in mutli-intelligence testing, as well as specific profiling. …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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NETBALL Matches played on Thursday 13th December Intermediate A vs Lagan A: won 30- 11 Senior vs Lagan:  lost 26-20 Intermediate B vs Rathmore : lost 20-12 Congratulations to Courtney Duncan, Abbie Brown, Judithe Allen and Emer Gribbon on being …

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