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Monthly Archives: October 2019

TRI INTER SCHOOLS’ SHOW JUMPING LEAGUE

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On Saturday 19th November, the Show Jumping team took part in the 3rd leg of the TRI Inter Schools’ Show Jumping League.   The girls put in an excellent performance to finish in 4th place. Team consisted of: Erin McCrea (Form …

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READ ON!

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Read On! 1H glued to their books… This week Forms I & II are participating in Read On. This is an initiative created by Cancer Fund for Children that encourages pupils to read whilst helping to support local children and …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – HOVERCRAFTS

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Hovercrafts at the Young Einstein Club We had great fun at the Young Einstein Club on Wednesday 23rd October making model Hovercrafts.  We are not quite ready to cross the Channel yet, but a bench in BP5 is a definite …

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JOB ASSIST AUTUMN JOB FAIR EVENT

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Job Assist Centre Greater Shankill and Department for Communities held an Autumn Job Fair Event at Spectrum Centre on Friday 18th October. Over 22 employers, including Belfast City Council and support services with live job vacancies, attended the event. Over 150 …

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ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY – TAWASHI SPONGE MAKING WORKSHOP

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Mrs McAdam, from the CA Countryside Custodians, gave a workshop on making Tawashi dishwasher scrubs, which are more hygienic and environmentally friendly than plastic sponges! For more information on how to make your own, go to: https://www.permacrafters.com/how-to-make-your-own-eco-friendly-dish-sponge-the-tawashi-scrubber/

MULTI MINI INTERVIEW SIMULATION CAREERS EVENT

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Eighteen of our pupils took part in a Multi Mini Interview Simulation Event in school on Monday 21st October. Our aspiring doctors, dentists and vets were put to the test at eight interview stations, designed to assess key skills and …

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PRIZE DAY & END OF TERM INFORMATION

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This year’s Prize Distribution will be held on Friday 25th October at 2.30 p.m. in the Spires Centre. Parents of Prize-winners, of Senior Prefects and of members of the Chamber Choir and Orchestra will require cards for admission to the Spires …

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BOYS’ HOCKEY – PRIOR SHIELD

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This year’s Prior Shield campaign got underway on Wednesday 16th October with a convincing 3-1 win over MCB. After we went ahead 1-0 in the 1st quarter, Methody pulled level shortly after. In the 3rd quarter the lead was regained …

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SCHOLASTIC BOOKS FAIRS

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The recent Scholastic Book Fairs have been a great success, resulting in over £500 in free books for the school library. This boosts our Junior Fiction area, and enables more choice for our pupils to supplement the Accelerated Reader programme …

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POETRY ALOUD SUCCESS

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On Monday 14th October, Ethan Carter, Kathleen Malone, Julia Miszuk and Veda Muruga Perumal competed in the regional rounds of Poetry Aloud 2019 at the Linen Hall Library, Belfast. Poetry Aloud is an annual poetry speaking competition open to all …

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