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Monthly Archives: February 2018

ULSTER CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Congratulations to Rioghnach Catney who finished 4th in the Ulster Cross Country Championships in February.  Rioghnach will now represent the Academy at the All-Ireland finals to be held in Waterford in March.  The Senior Girls’ team went on to finish …

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BALLYMENA MUSIC FESTIVAL

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A number of pupils competed in Ballymena Music Festival last week.  It was a very enjoyable week with the following pupils being placed: String Orchestra:  Senior Strings – 2nd Duet for Strings 15-16 year:  Anna Quinn & Eva Hayward – …

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LVI UCAS CONVENTION

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On Wednesday 28th February, 201 LVI pupils attended the UCAS Convention at the Eikon Centre, Lisburn.  This convention plays a vital part in helping pupils decide about what and where to study within higher education. Over 200 universities, colleges and …

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READON CHEQUE PRESENTATION

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Belfast Royal Academy has been participating in the NI Cancer Fund for Children’s sponsored reading event – Read On, for over a decade now.  Once again, pupils from Forms One and Two took on the challenge and, with the support …

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LATEST HOCKEY NEWS & RESULTS

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IRELAND U16 SQUAD SELECTION Congratulations to Niamh McIvor who, it has just been announced, has been selected in the Ireland U16 Hockey squad. This is the 2nd year running that Niamh has been selected for the Ireland squad. ULSTER SHIELD …

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‘TOP OF THE BENCH’ CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

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On Thursday 25th January, a team of KS3 and KS4 pupils 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 and give pupils an …

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BIOLOGY PAST PUPIL VISIT

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Rebecca Delaney (nee Cromie), a past pupil who left the Academy in 2012, visited us Friday 26th January to speak with our Sixth Form pupils about carrying out medical research, both locally and abroad. Determined to make a career in medical …

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LATEST SHOWJUMPING RESULTS

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MEC Inter-Schools’ Show Jumping League The eagerly awaited final of the Meadows Equestrian Centre’s TRI Inter-Schools’ Show Jumping League took place on Saturday 3rd February in rather wet conditions. The pressure of the final certainly took its toll with some …

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ABP ANGUS YOUTH CHALLENGE

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Congratulations to our ABP Angus Youth Challenge team who have made it through two stages of the competition and have now been selected for the final, which will be held on the 9th March at CAFRE, Cookstown. The team travelled to …

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CAREERS EVENTS

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Careers Department, with several events taking place to provide essential careers information and lifeskills advise to many of our students: LIFESKILLS Barclays Lifeskills came into school on Monday 29th January and …

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