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Monthly Archives: January 2020

100 DAY CHALLENGE

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Starting on Saturday 1st February, all teaching and non-teaching staff will be encouraged to take part in a 100 Day Challenge. The premise of this initiative is that all staff are encouraged to partake in 30 minutes of exercise each …

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1851 TRUST MARITIME ROADSHOW

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The Technology & Design Department took a group Form 3 girls to the 1851 Trust Maritime Roadshow STEM event at the Belfast Harbour Office on Tuesday 21st January. They enjoyed seminars from STEM ambassadors from across the UK, a Growth Mindset …

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FILM CLUB: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER

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Film Club students were treated to a trip to the Moviehouse at Cityside to watch ‘Starwars: The Rise of Skywalker’ on the morning of its release in late December. The Club greatly enjoyed watching the surviving members of the Resistance …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – WINDMILL FUN

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  We had great fun at the Young Einstein Club this week, making and testing our own windmills. Maybe we have inspired some Renewable Energy Engineers of the future, we will have to wait and see!

‘TOP OF THE BENCH’ CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

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Congratulations to our team of KS3 & KS4 Chemistry students (Joseph Golden, Oscar Hill, EJ Nazareth & Nada Hawela), who finished in a terrific 2nd place in the ‘Top of the Bench’ competition yesterday in the David Keir Building at …

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F.O.T.A. FASHION SHOW

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Belfast Royal Academy Friends of the Academy (FOTA) is delighted to announce the ‘B.R.A. Fashion Show’, which will be held in School on Friday 7th February 2020, 7pm. The event will be showcasing local talent and businesses, and is kindly being …

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TABU EXCHANGE PROGRAMME

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Congratulations to Elise Swain, who has won a place on the TABU (Towards A Better Understanding) 10 day exchange visit to Chicago in April. After completing an application form, writing a personal statement and meeting all the selection criteria, Elise, …

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N.I. U17 NETBALL SQUAD

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Congratulations to Nada Hawela, Siobhan Baine and Catelyn Burns who have been selected for the Northern Ireland Netball U17 long squad. The girls are training in preparation for the European Championships to be held at the end of February.

COCA-COLA FACTORY VISIT

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On Tuesday 9th January, some MVI pupils visited the Coca-Cola Factory in Lisburn.  They got a tour of the factory, whilst learning about the history of the Coca-Cola brand and how important product diversification has been to its continued success.  …

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CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY

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Members of staff showed their support for our annual Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 19th December in aid of Save The Children. A special shoutout to Dr Springer who never fails to impress us with his elaborate costumes!