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Monthly Archives: June 2013

G.B. WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL

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Jack Agnew (Form II) represented Great Britain in the Under 18 Wheelchair Basketball team at the Paralympic Youth Festival in Utrecht, Netherlands in June.  He was the youngest player in the squad and also the only representative from Northern Ireland.

FORM II TRIP TO PARIS & DISNEYLAND

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On Thursday 20th June, 45 Form II pupils and 5 members of staff set off to Paris for a week packed full of sightseeing, shopping and, of course, Disneyland. The group visited the Palace of Versailles, Notre Dame, the Eiffel …

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UKMT JUNIOR MATHS TEAM CHALLENGE

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On Monday 17th June, the School’s Junior Maths team represented Northern Ireland at the National Final of the UKMT Junior Maths Team Challenge in London.  The team consisted of Daniel Quigley (Form II), Lui Hurson (Form II), Andrew Milligan (Form …

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TENNIS SCHOOLS’ CUP FINAL

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The Girls’ Senior Tennis team (Amy Mellor, Anna Hutchinson, Faye Kidd, Elisabeth Sinclair) played in the Schools’ Cup Final last Friday, held at Cavehill Tennis Club. The Final was against a very strong Victoria College team, which featured several Ulster players, …

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USA EXCHANGE TEACHERS’ VISIT

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On Friday 21st June, three exchange teachers from the United States, who had been teaching in Leicester, London and Dunfermline, visited the Academy.  They attended Sports Day, met with pupils and teachers and shared their experiences of teaching in the …

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LATEST CRICKET NEWS & RESULTS

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Tuesday 25th June Two Academy pupils, Jordan Carlisle (MVI) and Andrew Forbes (V), will represent the Ulster Schools’ XI in their annual two day fixture against the Southern Schools’ XI at Rathmines in Dublin on the 26th and 27th of June.  Jordan …

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FORM IV GEOGRAPHY FIELD TRIP

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On Thursday 20th June, Form IV Geography pupils collected data for their controlled assessment task in the centre of Belfast: “The subject was Migration in Belfast and we asked members of the public some questions about this to gain an …

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SEAVIEW ENTERPRISES’ CAREERS DAY

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Form IV pupils attended a ‘Careers Day’ at the Lansdowne Court Hotel in Belfast on 24 June 2013.  Pupils spoke to representatives from many different organisations, such as Belfast City Council, Glengormley Ambulance Service, NI Fire and Rescue Service, Health …

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ANNUAL ART & DESIGN EXHIBITION

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Belfast Royal Academy cordially invite you to view their Annual Art & Design Exhibition in the Pollin Building at 10.00am-12.30pm on Saturday 22nd June 2013. Tea & coffee will also be on sale, and all proceeds are in aid of …

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MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING DAY

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Seven Form I pupils attended a mathematical problem-solving day on Friday 21st June in Cavehill Primary School.  The event was very interactive and involved collaborating with teams of P6 and P7 pupils on a range of activities designed to test …

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