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Monthly Archives: March 2020

BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY – SCHOOLS’ CUP WINNERS 2020!

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🦉🏑BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY – SCHOOLS’ CUP WINNERS 2020! 🏆 B.R.A. 4 – 2 F.S.L. WHAT A PERFORMANCE. WHAT A RESULT! Despite a tremendous fight back and immense late pressure from Friends’ School, Lisburn in the 4th quarter, the girls held on …

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TRUE COLOURS ART EXHIBITION

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Congratulations to Sinead Cheung, from last year’s Form V, who had her GCSE work selected by CCEA for display in the Ulster Museum for the True Colours Exhibition. True Colours is a selection of the best art work from last …

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UK MATHS TRUST’S TEAM CHALLENGE

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On Friday 6th March, the Junior Maths team (Harrison Kirk Form III, Oliver Pearce Form III, Sofia Rea-Lavery Form II and Jamie Wilson Form II) competed in the regional final of the UK Maths Trust’s Team Challenge. They performed very …

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READ ON 2020 CHEQUE PRESENTATION

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This year, once again, Form I and II pupils participated in NI Cancer Fund for Children’s sponsored reading event: “Read On”. Time in English lessons between the 21-25th October 2019 was committed to reading as many pages/novels as possible, in …

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NICMAC DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Big congratulations to our talented dancers, who took part and were enormously successful at Friday’s Nicmac – Northern Ireland Creative Movement & Aerobic Championships 2020. Well done everyone!! 🥇1st place · Junior Pairs – Maya Anderson and Ruby Bickerstaff · Intermediate …

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YOUNG EINSTEIN CLUB – DANCING POPCORN

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We had great fun at the Young Einstein Club this week making popcorn dance! We mixed baking soda (sodium hydrogen carbonate) and vinegar (ethanoic acid) to form bubbles of carbon dioxide. The bubbles attached themselves to the popcorn kernels and …

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LVI INTERVIEW & ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

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Eye4Education came into school on Thursday 5th March to deliver their Interview and Assessment Programme. All of our LVI pupils participated in a three-stage assessment centre, incorporating an application form for a specific post, an aptitude test and an individual …

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KICKBOXING IRISH OPEN

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We were thrilled to hear that Etta Choi (Form III) won 2 Gold medals at last weekend’s WAKO Irish Open (World Association of Kickboxing Organisations) World Cup event, held in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Etta recorded victories in the Points …

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NORTHERN IRELAND A-LEVEL FRENCH DEBATES 2020

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Congratulations to our A-Level French students for winning their debate, against the legalisation of soft drugs, at QUB today. Our team, comprising of Layla Creaney, Varia Peters and Alex Pina Semedo, presented convincing arguments in French, and fought off stiff …

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OBITUARY: MR GEORGE MCCONNELL

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The school flag was flown at half-mast on Tuesday 3rd March in honour of the memory of former member of staff Mr George McConnell, who died recently. Mr McConnell was Head of Economics and a Senior Teacher, and introduced the …

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