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Monthly Archives: May 2014

ARABIC LANGUAGE & CULTURE CONFERENCE

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On Tuesday 27th May, five Form I pupils from Belfast Royal Academy visited Stormont and attended a language conference to learn about the Arabic language and culture.  This initiative was organised by the British Council, who identified Arabic as a …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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TENNIS Ulster Schools’ Tennis League The Junior Boys’ team won their match against RBAI ‘B’ 4-2 on Wednesday 28th May, and will play Bangor Grammar on Thursday 29th May to see who wins the group. The Junior Boys’ Tennis team …

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MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE VISITORS

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The MFL Department has recently welcomed three student language teachers from France, Germany and Northern Ireland who have been spending time within the Modern Foreign Language Department looking at different teaching and learning methods and observing English, Business, Economics, German, …

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IRISH KARTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Michael Woods has been racing in the Irish Karting Championships, which is held over 8 rounds throughout Ireland.  Michael recently finished 3rd in the race in Meath, with the final rounds taking place between now and the end of September. …

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OPEN MORNING QUIZ WINNER

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During our Open Morning on Saturday 17th May, visitors had the opportunity to answer a series of quiz questions using clues found at different points around the school.  The Headmaster drew a winner from all of the correct entries.  Joseph …

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UK MATHS TRUST OLYMPIAD

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Before Easter Megan Carson (Form III) and Daniel Quigley (Form III) competed in the UK Maths Trust’s Intermediate Olympiad. The  top 500 students in each  school year from across the UK  are were invited to complete (based on their scores …

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FORM 2 DISTRICT ATHLETICS FINAL

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U14 District Final held at Belfast Boys’ Model on Thursday 22nd May GIRLS’ TEAM The Form 2 Girls’ team competed against Methody, Friends, Victoria, Hunterhouse and Girls’ Model Overall team place – 4th Amie Bradley – 1st 100m Harriett Dougan …

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BBC 500 WORDS COMPETITION

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Tom Spence’s “An App Story” has been chosen from over a hundred thousand entries from across the UK to make it into the final of the BBC 500 Words competition.  His story was then judged by a host of celebrity …

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS AQUATICS EVENT

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On Saturday 17th May, around 15 Academy pupils contributed to the running of a Special Olympics Development Aquatics Event, held at Bangor Aurora.  The event was to support athletes who will be attending the All-Ireland games in Limerick in June 2014.  As …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ ATHLETICS CHAMPS

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The Ulster Schools’ Athletics Championships took place at the Antrim Forum on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th May.  There were many outstanding performances, with many athletes recording personal bests. BOYS’ CLUB Special congratulations to those athletes who became Ulster Champions: …

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