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Monthly Archives: February 2015

WORK EXPERIENCE AT SLR CONSULTING

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Form VI pupil Rebekah Boyd recently took part in the Academy’s work experience programme when she worked alongside SLR Consulting’s Belfast team.   The company had this to say about Rebekah’s week: SLR’s Belfast office was delighted to assist local college, Belfast …

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ULSTER YOUTH ORCHESTRA PLACES AWARDED

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Congratulations to Ellen Quinn (Form IV) and Hannah Edgar (Form V) who have both gained a place in the Ulster Youth Orchestra.  The Orchestra brings together the best young musicians in the country and exists to enable them to achieve …

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POLITICS SOCIETY CINEMA TRIP TO ‘SELMA’

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This week the Politics Society had a cinema trip to watch Academy Award-nominated ‘Selma’, directed by Ava DuVernay and starring David Oyelowo. The film is based on the demonstrations led by Martin Luther King Jr. between two towns in Alabama …

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MVI HISTORY TOUR OF DUBLIN

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On Tuesday 10th February, our Middle Sixth History students travelled by train to Dublin for a walking tour of the city, which stopped at various locations relevant to the A2 course. Dr. John Gibney, an historian working on the Decade of Centuries …

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STEM CAROUSEL EVENT

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Ted Jenson from Eye4Education came into school on Wednesday 11th February to run a STEM carousel.   All Form III pupils visited 6 stations where they learned about the nature of each business organisation and the careers that are available. Each …

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GIRLS’ TAG RUGBY

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The Form V Girls’ Tag Rugby team played against Methodist College’s LVI team at Pirrie Park on Wednesday 11th February in a friendly match in preparation for the Schools’ Cup.  The final result was 6-5 to MCB.  The girls played …

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NETBALL TEAM VICTORIOUS IN LEAGUE FINALS

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Belfast League Finals Minor B Congratulations to the Minor B team who won against Grosvenor B in the Belfast Area League Finals. The team won against Girls’ Model (10-0), Hazelwood (21-0) and Aquinas (11-8) and drew with Bloomfield (11-11) to …

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CATCH CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME

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On Tuesday 10th February, fifteen Form III pupils attended the third session of the CATCH (Challenging Attitudes, Changing Horizons) Project organised by Co-operation Ireland.  After a very informative and thoroughly enjoyable tour of Crumlin Road Gaol, the group visited the Hammer Youth …

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NETBALL RESULTS & FIXTURES

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Congratulations to: Minor B team who won against Grosvenor (12-4) in the Belfast Area League Finals. Junior B team who reached the Belfast Area League Finals, losing against Domincan (12-6). Junior A Netball squad who won against Dromore (11-8) in …

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