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Monthly Archives: October 2017

YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – MAKING HOVERCRAFTS

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Great fun was had at the Young Einstein Club this week as we made Hovercrafts using a CD, a cap from a sports water bottle and a balloon. We are not quite ready to cross The Channel with our design, …

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CAREERS PRESENTATION ON QUANTITY SURVEYING

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On Friday 13th October 2017 Noel Mathers, Claire Mulvenna and Paul Olding gave a presentation on the various roles of a surveyor to some of our Form IV pupils.  Each speaker gave details about the type of work they do …

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BEN MADIGAN – PART-TIME TEMPORARY PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT TEACHER

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BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY 3-17 Cliftonville Road, Belfast, BT14 6JL invites applications for the following post: PART-TIME TEMPORARY PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT TEACHER (end of November 2017 – 30th June 2018) Further details, including Job Description, Personnel Specification & Application Form may be downloaded …

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FULL-TIME TEMPORARY TEACHER OF ENGLISH

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BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY 3-17 Cliftonville Road, Belfast, BT14 6JL invites applications for the following post: FULL-TIME TEMPORARY TEACHER OF ENGLISH (from 11th December 2017 – 30th June 2018) Further details, including Job Description, Personnel Specification & Application Form may be downloaded …

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FROM THE ARCHIVES – CONOR CRUISE O’BRIEN

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The 3rd November 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Conor Cruise O’Brien, who, in 1939, was briefly a member of the Academy staff, in, what was then (as our archival photograph shows) a much smaller school. He later …

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VILLIERS PARK EDUCATIONAL TRUST

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Douglas Adams, Form MVI, participated in a course at Villiers Park from 25th-29th September.  The course was in Chemistry – Quantum Mechanics to Biocatalysts and he found the course both challenging and enjoyable.  The programme director commended his high levels of …

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MEDICAL CAREERS VISIT

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Dr H. Cooper, a past pupil, was in school on Tuesday 10th October to speak to pupils about the her role as an anaesthetist, her training and factors to consider when choosing medicine as a  career.  Her presentation also addressed duties …

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SHOW JUMPING

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The Show Jumping team competed at the Meadows Equestrian Centre (Lurgan) on Saturday 7th October.  The competition attracted over 500 entries from schools all over the Province.  The Open team consisted of: Rocco Quinn (Form IV) Jessica Davidson (Form IV) Olivia …

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NATIONAL POETRY DAY

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This year’s National Poetry Day was on 28th September.  A great opportunity to celebrate poetry within the school and to explore this years theme: ‘Freedom’.  Celebrating National Poetry Day, the school library hosted a whole school poetry competition.  The theme …

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

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The annual Habitat for Humanity schools’ programme has been taking place over the last month. Over forty applications for one of ten places on the CHANGE MAKERS team were whittled down to ten worthy Lower Sixth pupils: Lauren Hutchinson Clara …

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