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Monthly Archives: October 2018

TAEKWON-DO

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Congratulations to Gabrielle Hannaway who was part of Team NI, winners of the Professor Chang Ung Cup International Open Championship for Taekwon-Do in Wishaw, Scotland on Saturday 22nd October.

ULSTER SCHOOLS’ GOLF SCRATCH CHAMPIONSHIPS

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On Thursday 11th October, the B.R.A. Senior Golf team of Rhys Goodall, Keaton Morrison, Tom McKibbin and Noah Bickerstaff recorded a stunning victory in the Ulster Schools’ Scratch Championship at Castlerock Golf Club. This was the 2nd consecutive year we …

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BOOK FAIR

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Thank you to everyone who supported the recent Book Fair. We have received over £360 in free books for the school library. Here is a sample of the books that will be available on the shelves in the next few …

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NATIONAL POETRY DAY

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On Thursday 4th October, the Academy celebrated National Poetry Day 2018.  All pupils were invited to submit a poem on the ‘change’, which was this years theme.  Pupils responded enthusiastically to the poetry competition and worked exceptionally hard on their …

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‘INTO FILM’ CLUB VISIT CINEMAGIC

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The 29th Cinemagic Film and Television Festival for Young People has returned to Belfast for October and November 2018, jam-packed with over 200 events and creative opportunities to inspire and motivate young people.  The Academy ‘Into Film’ club and Miss …

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INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD

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We were delighted to be presented with the International School Award at a ceremony hosted by the British Council at Titanic Belfast recently. Mrs Deirdre Cain was in attendance to accept the Award on behalf of the School from Derek …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

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We had good numbers at the Young Einstein Club this week investigating the optical illusions created by persistence of vision. We made Victorian style thaumatropes and flicker books, and great fun was had by all!    

ATHLETICS NI RISING STARS

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Congratulations to the following Form I girls, who have been selected onto the Athletics NI Rising Stars squad: Anouk Bosket Caitlin Shaw Ella Kilpatrick Eva Finnegan Rising Stars, Athletics NI’s Talent Identification Programme aims to identify young athletes who may …

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NBALC SCHOOLS’ ART EXHIBITION

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Artwork from Academy pupils can currently be found on display at the 2018 North Belfast Area Learning Community Schools’ Art Exhibition, held at the 174 Trust, Duncairn Avenue, along with work from the other NBALC schools. Artwork from Lucy Gaston …

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EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS VISIT

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As an International School, we were delighted this week to welcome two representatives of European media outlets. Philippe Bernard, UK & Ireland correspondent for Le Monde and Melle Garschagen, UK & Ireland correspondent for NRChandelsblad (Dutch) came to meet our …

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