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Monthly Archives: January 2017

ALC/NORTH BELFAST EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP CAREERS CONVENTION

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The North Belfast Education Partnership and the North Belfast Area Learning Partnership organised a Careers Convention at the Valley Leisure Centre on Wednesday 25th January 2017.  One hundred of our Form III and V pupils attended.  Over 30 exhibitors were …

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CREDIT UNION QUIZ

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Eight Form 1 students took part in the Newington Branch of the Credit Unions of Ireland Annual Quiz, held at Little Flower Girls’ School.  The teams performed superbly, but just missed out on qualifying for the Chapters Final, finishing in …

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HOCKEY RESULTS & UPCOMING FIXTURES

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Saturday 28/01/17 v Killicomaine JHS U14A won 4-0 U13A drew 1-1 U13B lost 1-0 Form 1  lost 1-0 & lost 2-1 Upcoming Fixtures Tuesday 31/01/17 – U14 Shield v Ballyclare HS – 2.30pm start at Roughfort Thursday 02/02/17 – 2nd …

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ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

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On Thursday 26th January, a team of KS3 and KS4 pupils from the Academy competed in the regional heat for the Royal Society of Chemistry ‘Top of the Bench’ competition. This competition is designed to encourage and reward high achievement …

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VISITE DE LA RADIO FRANCE & DU JOURNAL LE MONDE

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We welcomed Mr Antoine GINIOUX, a journalist from Radio France, and Mr Philippe BERNARD, UK and Ireland Correspondent from Le Monde, Paris, to hear our opinions about future relations between Northern Ireland, Westminster, Europe and France in light of the …

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HOCKEY RESULTS

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It was a sucessful afternoon for both the Girls’ and Boys’ 1st XI Hockey teams on Wednesday 25th January. The boys recorded an impressive 8-1 win over Lurgan in the Burney Cup, which puts them into the next round at home …

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INTER-HOUSE CROSS COUNTRY

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The Inter-House Cross Country Championship took place at Roughfort on Wednesday 25th January.  Congratulations, and the Cross Country Cup, go to Shaw House who ran out clear winners from Cairns, Pottinger and Currie, respectively.

CELTIC CROSS COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL

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Rioghnach Catney (LVI) represented Ulster U20 at the 2017 Celtic Cross Country International in Cardiff, hosted by Welsh Athletics, on Sunday 22nd January.  The event took place within the British Athletics Cardiff Cross Challenge in Blackweir Fields Bute Park in the centre of …

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SCHOOLS’ CUP 3RD ROUND VICTORY

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The 1st XV defeated Portadown College 41-8 in the 2nd round of the Schools’ Cup on Saturday 21st January.  They will face Regent House or Rainey at Roughfort in the the 3rd round on Saturday 4th February. The Belfast Newsletter printed …

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HOCKEY RESULTS

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Hockey Results v Carrick GS on Saturday 21st January 1st XI won 1-0 2A XI lost 1-0 2B XI won 1-0 U15 XI won 1-0 U14/U13/Form 1 matches cancelled due to frozen pitches