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Monthly Archives: November 2018

PSYCHOLOGY CAREERS TALK

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On the Wednesday 28th November, Valerie McKenna, a past pupil, came into school to give a talk about her work as a Clinical Psychologist.  At present she works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, managing the provision of psychology resources across 3 services …

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BIN IT! ROADSHOW

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On Wednesday 21st November, we were delighted to welcome the excellent Bin It! Roadshow to the Academy. Bin It! is an award-winning roadshow that tackles the anti-social issues surrounding discarded litter. We hope it will inspire pupils and staff alike …

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GOLF TEAM NEWS

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At a dry but very windy Kirkistown Golf Club, our Senior Golf team qualified for the semi-final of the Winter League competition, finishing joint top of their group of RBAI, Coleraine Grammar & Wallace. Tom McKibbin, Keaton Morrison, Rhys Goodall …

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SHOW JUMPING NEWS

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Over the past few months, the Show Jumping team has competed in the TRI Inter Schools’ Show Jumping League. See results below: Saturday 20th October – Open Team 3rd – Olivia Quinn, Rocco Quinn, Jessica Davidson Saturday 3rd November – …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – HOUSE TOWER-BUILDING COMPETITION

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There was great excitement at the Young Einstein Club this week as we held our Annual House Tower-Building Competition.  The challenge was to build the highest free-standing tower using only 10 sheets of A4 paper and 1 m of sellotape.  …

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ANGUS YOUTH CHALLENGE TEAM TALK ECONOMICS

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Recently our Angus Youth Challenge Team travelled to the Bank of Ireland Headquarters to meet with the Agricultural Business Manager, Mr Richard Primrose, to discuss the financial status and challenges facing the Northern Irish beef industry. After many questions and …

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ANTI-BULLYING WORKSHOPS

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During Anti-Bullying Week, Form I pupils took part in games sessions designed to teach them how to tackle bullying. The workshops were delivered by a group of Lower Sixth Form pupils taking part in the TAMHI program. The pupils involved …

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PROFESSOR JAMES STIRLING

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The School community is deeply saddened to hear news of the death on Friday 9th November of former pupil Professor James Stirling. Prior to his retirement in June 2018, Professor Stirling was the first ever Provost in Imperial College, London …

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CITY OF BELFAST YOUTH ORCHESTRA AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL

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Congratulations to Eva Hayward, Jonny Hayward, Maia Reilly-Stewart, Jason Melville, Anna Quinn, Ellen Quinn and Amber McCalmont who performed with the City of Belfast Youth Orchestra at the recent Music for Youth Proms in the Royal Albert Hall.

ENCOURAGING ENTERPRISE IN SCHOOLS

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To celebrate Enterprise Week, twenty-four of our Form III pupils were invited to participate in an ‘Encouraging Enterprise’ event, organised by Eye4Education, and held in Belfast City Hall on the Tuesday 13th November. Pupils were treated to two sessions, followed …

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