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Monthly Archives: March 2014

POLITICS SOCIETY ALUMNI DEBATE

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The Politics Society welcomed three alumni back to the Academy on Thursday 27th March.  Chris Bailie, Philip Brett and Ben Kelso were in the Politics class of 2010 and are all standing in the local council elections in May (for …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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BOYS’ HOCKEY The Boys’ Colts Hockey team completed their run in the Taylor Cup with a convincing 4-0 victory away to Nendrum College, Comber, on Thursday 27th March. Ryan Lightowler scored twice, with Jason Roe and Niall Armstrong getting the …

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BEST PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER IN N.I.

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Our congratulations go to Mr Timothy Wilson, who teaches P6 at our Preparatory Department, Ben Madigan, who has been chosen by readers of the Primary Times magazine for a Family Star Award as Best Primary School Teacher in Northern Ireland. …

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ADDRESSING THE GENDER BIAS IN STEM

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SEMTA – the sector skills council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies in Northern Ireland invited five of our pupils to a launch event concerning ‘Addressing the Gender Bias in STEM’ on Tuesday 25 March 2014 in the Long Gallery, …

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BELFAST SPEECH & DRAMA FESTIVAL

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Congratulations to James Moorehead (LVI), Amber Cole (III), Jing-Yi Sun (I) and Mairead Crinion (I) who took part in the Belfast Speech and Drama Festival at the Lyric Theatre last week. James placed 3rd in the Senior Prose Reading Competition, Amber …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL Jack Agnew (Form III) was selected for the NI Knights Senior team to play against Sheffield Steelers on Saturday 22nd March at the Aurora Centre, Bangor.  In a top of the table clash against a tough, well-organised team, …

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be* the change – MALAWI 2014

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In just under twelve weeks, our Malawi be* the change team will be leaving to travel 6000 miles to Mulanje Mission Station in Southern Malawi.  Last weekend the team travelled to Delamont Country Park for their team building residential weekend. …

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CHILDREN’S LAUREATES IN CONVERSATION

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Six Academy pupils and Miss McAtamney were delighted to have the opportunity to meet the award-winning author, Malorie Blackman, at Stormont on Friday 21st March. Malorie Blackman has written over fifty books and has been awarded numerous prizes for her …

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SPEECH AND DRAMA NEWS

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Congratulations to Jing-Yi Sun (Form I) who took part in the Junior Prepared Prose Reading competition at Belfast Speech and Drama Festival on Thursday 20th March.  She read an extract from ‘Ratburger’ by David Walliams and placed 2nd overall.