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Monthly Archives: March 2016

POLITICS STUDENTS INTERVIEWED FOR BBC NEWS REPORT

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Yesterday, Gareth Gordon, a reporter for BBC Northern Ireland News, came to school to film a piece to go out across the BBC when the Assembly Election campaign begins in earnest on 4th April. Filming our MVI Politics students, along …

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N.I. BLOOD DONATION SERVICE VISIT TO SCHOOL

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On Friday 18th March, the NIBTS ‘Blood Mobile’ visited School.  500 patients in Northern Ireland need a blood transfusion each week and there is an ongoing need for new donors.  Belfast Royal Academy was pleased to support this voluntary activity. …

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NICCY YOUTH PANEL

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Six of our pupils – Molly O’Donnell (Form IV), Adam Jarman, Jack Golden, Mia Gianetto, Klara Ahman and Lucy Gaston (all Form V) – were recently selected to join the NICCY Youth Panel.  They attended a recruitment day where they were assessed on …

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CROSS COUNTRY & ATHLETICS SUCCESS

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Rioghnach Catney (Form LVI) has had a impressive end to the Cross Country season and start to the Athletics season.  Having qualified at the Ulster Cross Country Championships in February, she raced at the Irish Schools’ Cross Country Championships in Sligo in …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB

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Spring was in the air at the Young Einstein Club as we ended the term by making Grass Heads.  Thanks to the faithful Juniors, who managed to make it to our last experiment and a special mention to our wonderful …

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HARMONY NORTH

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Ellen Quinn, Cameron Gergett and Conor Foster were members of the ‘Harmony North’ choir which sang at the Irish Embassy in London on 24th February.  During the day they also enjoyed visits to Imperial College and the Royal College of …

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1ST XI BELFAST LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

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Our Girls’ Hockey teams have had a very good season, and it was crowned on the afternoon of Wednesday 16th March when the 1st XI came from a goal down to beat Methody 2-1 after extra time in the Final of the Belfast …

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M.U.N. AT GEORGE WATSON’S COLLEGE, EDINBURGH

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MUN is a role-play debating competition where the pupils (delegates) take on the position of their allocated country and argue the various resolutions in 6 committees, (mirroring the real UN) from their country’s point of view.  All committees are chaired …

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FORM 1 HOCKEY CUP SUCCESS

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Congratulations to the Form I girls, who won the Lindsey Waller Year 8 Hockey Cup.  The tournament, hosted by Carrick Grammar School, included Bloomfield, Carrick Grammar, Belfast High School and Ballyclare High School. Well done to all of the girls involved!

JUNIOR TRAD AT HOLY CROSS PRIMARY

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On Wednesday 16th March, the Junior Traditional Group were invited to play at the St. Patrick’s Day concert in Holy Cross Girls’ Primary.  Our students performed two sets on their own and one set with the girls from Holy Cross.  Everybody …

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