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Monthly Archives: September 2017

THE GREAT B.R.A. BAKE OFF

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Congratulations and a big thank you to all the pupils who took part in this year’s The Great B.R.A. Bake Off. The judges were staggered by both the quality and quantity of entries and had to recruit more (very willing!!) teachers …

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OXBRIDGE UNIVERSITIES TALK

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Joshua Clements, a Student Ambassador from  St John’s College, Oxford came into school on Tuesday 26th September to inform and encourage a group of LVI pupils about the benefits of applying to Oxford or Cambridge University.  Joshua explained the application …

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DOMINO’S PIZZA TOUR

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As part of Domino’s Community Engagement, the Deputy Manager, Ciaran, from the Antrim Road branch invited a small group of MVI pupils to take part in the Domino’s Pizza Tour.  Pupils learned about Domino’s history including its founders, the original …

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PWC 2018 OPPORTUNITIES & EVENTS

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Representatives from PWC came into school on Tuesday 26th September to talk to LVI and MVI pupils about their current opportunities, such as the Headstart School Leaver programme which combines full-time employment, a competitive salary and a professional degree level …

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BRIGHTSTART SKILLS & INFO WORKSHOP

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Deloitte held a Brightstart Skills & Information Workshop in school on Thursday 14th September.  Deloitte representative, Gary Ormsby, provided information about the type of work the company is involved in, the benefits of being selected onto the Brightstart programme and a …

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UNIVERSITY OPEN DAY VISITS

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It is a busy time for our MVI form.  Decisions, decisions, decisions!! In order to help pupils make plans for their future, all our MVI pupils attended the University of Ulster Open Day on the 7th September and Queen’s University Open …

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NORTHERN IRELAND UNDER 17 FOOTBALL

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Congratulations to Maddy Harvey-Clifford, Form V, who has been selected to play for the Northern Ireland Under 17 Football Squad.  Maddy will travel to Portugal next week to play in the European Qualifiers.  

ULSTER U18 SCHOOLS’ RUGBY

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Congratulations to Tom Stewart, who has been selected in the Danske Bank Ulster U18 Schools’ Rugby squad for the Inter-Provincial series against Leinster and Munster. Ulster were narrowly defeated 10-9 by Munster on 28th August at Thomond Park, but beat …

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UK SCHOOL GAMES

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Congratulations to Harriet Dougan (Form LVI) who represented Northern Ireland in the UK School Games in Loughborough.  Harriet was 4th in the Pole Vault, recording 2.91m.