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Monthly Archives: May 2018

4 NEW MOO-EMBERS OF THE ACADEMOO-Y FAMOO-ILY

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Our ABP Angus Youth Challenge team travelled to the Balmoral Show on Friday 18th May to collect their unusual competition prize – five Aberdeen Angus-cross calves. The five students were among 16 pupils from across Northern Ireland who have been …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Ulster Schools’ Athletics Championships Results Antrim Forum Friday 18th & Saturday 19th May The Irish Championships will be held in Tullamore on Saturday 2nd June Our Inter Girls’ team placed 1st overall. The Girls’ teams combined placed 2nd overall. 6 girls have qualified …

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DISTRICT ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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District Athletics Results Antrim Forum Tuesday 8th May Girls – Mini 6th Team Overall 2nd Relay (59.1) Qualifies for Ulster Championships 5th Long Jump – Rachel Baird (3.7) Boys – Mini 3rd Relay Q 4th 800m – Josh Manson 5th …

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THERE BUT NOT THERE

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“There But Not There” is the name of the 2018 Armistice project for the charity Remembered. The initiative is sponsored, among many others, by Sebastian Faulks, author of ‘Birdsong’, the hugely popular novel about World War One. The exhibition consists …

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JUNIOR PUPILS GET ‘INTO FILM’ AT ODYSSEY CINEMA!

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On Wednesday 2nd May, 32 Academy pupils visited the Odyssey Cinema to attend a special screening for three schools of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’.  The Academy is delighted to have been one of the schools selected to attend the screening.  Each …

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PwC NATIONAL SCHOOLS’ EMPLOYABILITY CHALLENGE

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Rachel Holden (LVI) took part in the PwC National Schools Employability Challenge with RateMyApprenticeship.  The challenge aimed to support the development of talented students helping to equip them with the skills needed for future jobs or study.  Over 7000 pupils …

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B.R.A. CAREERS BREAKFAST

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On the 19th April, a B.R.A. Careers Breakfast (Supported by the Old Boys’ and Old Girls’ Associations) was held in the Jackson Suite at 8am.  Nine of our past pupils volunteered to speak to 35 of our LVI pupils about …

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BIENVENUE EN IRLANDE DU NORD / WILKOMMEN IN NORD IRLAND

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We would like to welcome Rémy Bellavia and Katharina Wahl to the Academy through our ongoing partnerships with the Teacher Training Departments at Université de Toulon, France and Universität Des Saarlandes, Germany.  They will be here supporting AS/A2/GCSE pupils during …

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FORM I POETRY VISIT

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Form I pupils enjoyed a great afternoon on Wednesday 18th April with the brilliant poet and performer, Paul Cookson. Paul, a former teacher, has been a poet for over twenty-five years, written and edited over sixty collections and sold over …

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SENIOR SCRIPTURE UNION WEEKEND

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Forty-four pupils attended the Senior Scripture Union Weekend from Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd April in Seaview House, Kilkeel. A special thanks must go to Alan Hanna and Phil Hartin from coming along to speak and share from God’s word.  The photos …

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