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Monthly Archives: September 2013

FRANCIS MCCRORY ART PRESENTATION

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On Thursday 26th September, Form MVI and LVI Art and Design pupils attended an inspiring presentation by Francis McCrory. Francis McCrory is one of Ireland’s most exciting young artists.  He is a former pupil of Belfast Royal Academy and a …

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NATIONAL POETRY DAY COMPETITION

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The School Library hosted a poetry competition in the build-up to National Poetry Day on Thursday 3rd October 2013.  All poems were based on water, which is the theme of this year’s National Poetry Day.  Over 70 pupils entered the …

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ASPECTS IRISH LITERATURE FESTIVAL

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On Friday 27th September, thirteen pupils from the Junior Book Club enjoyed a talk and book signing by Eoin Colfer, author of the million-selling Artemis Fowl series, at Bangor Castle Walled Garden.  Academy pupils Eva Hayward and Lui Hurson were …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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Netball Congratulations to Abbie Brown, Emer Gribbon, Lauren McCullough and Kellie McLean who have been selected for the U19 Podium Netball Squad. Rugby On Saturday 21st September, the 2nd XV and Medallion XV played matches against Lurgan College, while the …

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READING GROUP’S LITERARY LUNCHTIME

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Sixteen members of the Reading Group and Ms Graham attended the Literary Lunchtime Event at the Ulster Hall on Wednesday 25th September to hear Jo Baker reading from and talking about her new novel, “Longbourn”.  “Longbourn” provides a completely fresh …

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THE GREAT B.R.A. BAKE OFF – HEAT 3

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Stunning Bake Off Entries Take The Biscuit Heat 3 of the Great B.R.A. Bake Off saw the toughest part of the competition so far, with many students participating in the penultimate round of ‘Biscuits and Cookies.’ Judges Mrs Morrison and …

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EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES

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Dr. Janice Carruthers, Head of the School of Modern Languages and Professor of French at Queen’s University of Belfast, talked to Form V and LVI pupils on Tuesday 24th September about the importance of language learning and having a language …

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BRITISH EXPLORING SOCIETY EXPEDITION

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During the summer, Georgia Sloan (Form LVl) was selected to be part of a British Exploring Society arctic expedition.  She spent an amazing five weeks with the team, based in Finnmark, Norway.  During her time on the expedition, Georgia had …

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