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Monthly Archives: February 2019

“BEAUTY & THE BEAST” AT THE THEATRE AT THE MILL

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We were delighted to learn that Form II pupils Hannah O’Kane and Eva Perry-Obana recently performed with Belfast Theatre Ballet in a production of “Beauty & the Beast” at Theatre at the Mill. Both girls put in many hours of …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS ‘ CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Ulster Schools’ Cross Country Championships took place on Wednesday 14th February at The City of Belfast Playing Fields, Mallusk. Congratulations to Ciaran Dixon, Form V, who finished 11th overall in the Intermediate Boys’ event – a result which qualifies him …

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STE(A)M CAROUSEL EVENT

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On Wednesday 13th February, Eye4Education, came into school to deliver a STE(A)M Carousel event. Companies seeking employees qualified in STE(A)M subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, (Arts) and Mathematics) are reporting difficulty due to the low uptake of those courses by pupils in …

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‘READ ON’ CHEQUE PRESENTATION

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In October 2018, pupils in Forms I and II participated in the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children’s sponsored event – Read On.  We were delighted to present the charity with a cheque for an amazing £2100 in Assembly on …

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GIBSON CUP SEMI FINAL SUCCESS

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Congratulations to the 2B XI who beat Strathearn on penalty runs in the Semi Final of the Gibson Cup. An outstanding achievement from the team and we can’t wait for the finals! There were also excellent wins for: 1sts won …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ CUP FOURTH ROUND

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Commiserations to the 1st XV who were defeated 17-12 by Ballymena Academy in Round 4 of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup on Saturday 9th February. The Academy will now face Dalriada at Roughfort in the Quarter Final of the …

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CAREERS CONVENTION

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The Academy’s Careers Department organised a Careers Convention on the evening of Thursday 7th February.  The event proved to be hugely successful and popular with parents and pupils alike. We are grateful to many of Northern Ireland’s top employers, together …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ BRIDGE TEAMS TOURNAMENT

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The Academy yesterday won all the sections at the Ulster Schools’ Teams Bridge Tournament, held in the School’s Library.  Our congratulations go to: Ulster Schools’ Teams Champions Lucy O’Kane, Xander Todd, Conor Gallagher, Minseog Kim Intermediate winners Rachel Gamble, Layona …

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EUROPEAN MOCK COUNCIL

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Aoife Bennett, Edward Ferrin and Olivia Quinn, LVI, represented Belfast Royal Academy as delegates of Bulgaria at the Mock Council of the European Union in Belfast City Hall on Thursday 7th February.  Aoife represented Bulgaria in the Chamber Council for …

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NETBALL RESULTS

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Congratulations to the Inter Premier Netball team who won 25-11 against Loreto in the quarter final of the NI Bowl. And commiserations to the Junior Premier team (pictured) who lost 21-15 in a tight game against Sacred Heart, Newry.