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Monthly Archives: February 2016

STEMQUEST FINAL AT TITANIC BELFAST

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Ellen Campbell, Jack Carson, Katie Moore and Ollie Parkes represented the Academy at the final of STEMQUEST, a province-wide STEM competition.  The event was held at Titanic Belfast and was hosted by local BBC NI weatherman, Barra Best.  Although the …

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DISTRICT & ULSTER SCHOOLS’ CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Academy runners enjoyed success at the recent District and Ulster Schools’ Championships.  In the District Championships the Minor Girls’, Senior Girls’ and Senior Boys’ teams each finished in the runner-up position in their respective races, so qualifying for the Ulster …

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DELOITTE BRIGHTSTART SCHEME

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Deloitte Makes Conditional Offer of Higher Apprenticeships to 6 B.R.A. pupils. Mr Murphy congratulating Orlaith Duffy, Hannah Torrens, Johnny Mooney, Amber Maxwell, James Reid and Rachael Hughes who have been offered a Higher Apprenticeship with Deloitte, subject to A level …

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ETON CHORAL COURSE

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Congratulations to Patrick Donnelly (Form V) who has gained a place on the prestigious Eton Choral Course.  The Eton Choral Courses are week-long, residential summer courses for singers aged 16-20, which provide intensive, fun weeks of training in singing and choral …

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MOSSGROVE YOUTH MUSICAL FESTIVAL

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Elizabeth McCauley (Form IV) achieved first prize in the Mossgrove Musical Festival 2016 in the U15 Woodwind Solo category.  The adjudicator, Dr Jonathan Drennan from Ballyclare, had the very difficult job of trying to rank the more than 220 young …

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NATIONAL LIFESAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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During the half-term holidays, a 24-strong Academy Lifesaving team headed to London to compete in the 2016 UK Lifesaving Championships. The team had a fantastic competition this year, winning a total of 58 medals.  The Junior boys set 2 new National …

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