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Monthly Archives: June 2016

ARABIC CULTURE PROJECT 2016

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Claudia Donati (Project Manager, Modern Languages and Arabic Culture Programme) and representatives from the British Council London, Methodist College and Interlingua NI visited Belfast Royal Academy to view the community relations, diversity and equality work which has been achieved through …

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THE ACADEMY RETAIN THE SCHOOLS’ CUP

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Belfast Royal Academy have retained the Ulster Bank Schools’ Cup after a tense three wicket win over RBAI on Friday 17th June at Muckamore C.C. The Academy won the trophy for the first time in our history last year and this successful retention …

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PREMIERE OF GANGSTA GRANNY

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On Friday 17th June, 27 pupils attended a world premiere of a stage adaptation of Gangsta Granny by David Walliams,  the UK’s best selling author for children at the Grand Opera House.  The hilarious and heartfelt story is one of …

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BRITISH THEATRE DANCE ASSOCIATION DANCE FESTIVAL

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Laura Browne (Form II) competed with distinction in the British Theatre Dance Association Festival last week.  She achieved 6 1sts, 3 2nds, 1 3rd and 2 5ths, as well as a shield for the highest mark in Lyrical Solo for 13-14 year …

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ULSTER HOCKEY U15s

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Congratulations to Harriet Dougan (goalscorer in first game) and Niamh McIvor who played for Ulster Hockey U15s against Scotland last weekend.

SUMMER SERENADE

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On Wednesday 15th June, pupils from Forms I-IV performed in the annual Summer Serenade.  It was a hugely enjoyable evening with plenty of musical variety provided by the Wind Band, Junior Choir, Junior Chamber Choir, Junior Strings, Junior Trad and the …

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ANNUAL ART & DESIGN EXHIBITION

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The annual Art & Design Exhibition will be taking place on Saturday 18th June at 9.30am – 11am in the Pollin Building. The exhibition showcases Junior, G.C.S.E., AS & A2 Level disciplines and crafts. There will also be a sale …

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LIFESAVING SUCCESS AT BLYTH SEA FESTIVAL

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Ollie Parkes and Lorcan Gourley on their way home from the GB Lifesaving Performance Squad training camp in Newcastle, England, where they also took part in the Blyth Sea Festival competition. It was the first time the boys have got …

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THE BIG DAY OF SCIENCE

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120 pupils from two primary schools – Whitehouse and Whiteabbey – attended the Big Day of Science on Wednesday 8th June.  They participated in activities in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and had a lot of fun along the way!  

IRISH SCHOOLS’ ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Irish Schools’ Athletics Championships took place in Tullamore on Saturday 4th June. In hot and sunny conditions, there were many excellent performances from Academy athletes.  Special congratulations must go to Stephen McCorry, who won the Senior Boys’ Hammer, and …

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