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Monthly Archives: March 2017

IRISH SCHOOLS’ WATERPOLO CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Congratulations to the U19 Girls’ Waterpolo team on winning the Irish Senior Schools’ Waterpolo Championships, held in the National Aquatic Centre, Dublin on Wednesday 22nd March.

1997 SCHOOLS’ CUP WINNERS REUNION

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On St Patrick’s Day 1997 the 1st XV won the Schools’ Cup outright, the first time an Academy team had achieved this distinction.  As one of a number of events to mark the occasion, members of the team, led by captain …

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SPRING CONCERT

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On Wednesday 15th March, the Music Department hosted the annual Spring Concert in the Ulster Hall, Belfast.  This was an absolute extravaganza of music and showcasing of B.R.A.’s finest musical talent.  From the opening bars of the Orchestra’s rendition of …

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HOCKEY RESULTS

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Matches v Larne 09/03/17 U14A won 3-0 U14B won 7-0 U13A won 2-0 Matches v Carrick 10/03/17 U13A won 1-0 Form 1 won 1-0 Well done to Sophia Del Castillo (Form IV), Megan Warke (Form III) and Niamh McIvor (Form …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY SUCCESS

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Hot on the heels of their league-clinching (for the first time in the School’s history) result at Larne Grammar in the South Antrim League last week, the 1st XI travelled to England to play as a guest of former pupil …

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MODEL UNITED NATIONS

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Seven Academy students travelled to Edinburgh at the weekend to take part in the Model United Nations Conference at George Watson’s College.  They were representing Iran and sat in a variety of committees, including political, health, environment and human rights.  …

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IRISH SCHOOLS’ CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Irish Schools’ Cross Country Championships took place at Mallusk on Saturday 11th March.  The Academy had 2 athletes competing – Aoife Corry (Junior Girls) and Rioghnach Catney (Senior Girls).  Both ran very well – Aoife finished in 27th position and Rioghnach completed her …

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NICMAC 2017

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On Friday 10th March, the Belfast Royal Academy Dance team competed in NICMAC 2017.  Four teams participated: Junior Fitness, Junior Dance, Intermediate Dance and Intermediate Hip Hop Pair. The NICMAC adjudicators explained that this year was one of the highest …

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY INSPIRE CONFERENCE

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Seven LVI girls visited the Titanic Belfast, which celebrated its fourth Inspire Conference marking International Women’s Day on Tuesday 7 March. IWD encourages effective action for advancing and recognising women. Inspire 2017 had the theme, Step Up.  Speakers, with backgrounds …

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BRITISH SCHOOLS’ KARTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Three B.R.A. Karting teams competing at the semi-final of the British Schools’ Karting Championships at Eddie Irvine’s racing circuit in Bangor on Wednesday 8th March.  The A & B teams finished 2nd and 3rd and qualified for the finals, which are …

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