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Monthly Archives: January 2019

GCSE HOME ECONOMICS PRACTICALS

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The GCSE Home Economics practical exams took place last week, and all the students involved did very well.  They had to cook a minimum of 3 dishes with accompaniments. The topic for the practical was ‘dishes to reduce iron deficiency …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – SECRET MESSAGES IN INVISIBLE INK

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Things were very ‘top secret’ at the Young Einstein Club this week, as we learnt to write and develop messages in invisible ink.  Of course, we can’t tell you how it’s done because that is classified information.   All we can …

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DANSKE BANK ULSTER SCHOOLS’ CUP

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Congratulations to the 1st XV on their 17-3 victory over Belfast High School at Roughfort on Saturday 26th January. There were also wins for the U14A & U13A XVs against Ballyclare High School, 53-0 & 42-3 respectively. Thanks to thefrontrowunion.com …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ SWIMMING JUNIOR & INTERMEDIATE CUPS

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Well done to all our swimmers who took part in the Ulster Schools’ Swimming Junior & Intermediate Cup gala, held at Larne Leisure Centre on Saturday 26th January. Special congratulations go to the Intermediate Girls’ team, who won the USSA Intermediate …

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AS LEVEL FRENCH DAY AT QUB

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Academy AS French students were invited to participate in an AS Level French Day at Queen’s University of Belfast recently. They were involved in many activities, lectures and seminars about the importance of studying French at university. Students also had …

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KARTING CLUB

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Belfast Royal Academy’s Karting Club relaunched for 2019 this week with a trip to Need For Speed, Doagh. Both existing members, along with a number of new members took part in time-trials in preparation for the upcoming British Schools’ Karting …

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ALUMNI ENRICHMENT PROGRAMME

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Former pupils Rebecca Burns and Alan Campbell returned to the Academy on Wednesday 23rd January. Rebecca is a student of Psychology, who has also worked as both a student counsellor and as a volunteer with the Samaritans; Alan graduated last …

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ITALIAN TEACHER VISITS

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We welcome Daniela Ambrogi, an English teacher from Italy, to Belfast Royal Academy for a period of one week. She is currently teaching at the Liceo d’Arte Chierici in Reggio Emilia and is here to take part in an ‘E-Mobility …

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CRICKET SCHOOLS’ CUP DRAW

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Our very own Mr Harte was present at the recent draw for next season’s Ulster Bank Schools’ Cup. We received a bye into the second round and will be away to either Bangor Grammar School or Carrickfergus Grammar School. The …

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SCHOOLS’ SHOW JUMPING

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Congratulations to Erin McCrea on her great performance on the way to winning the Individual event at the Schools’ Show Jumping competition at Gransha Equestrian Centre on Saturday 12th January. Well done Erin!