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Monthly Archives: November 2020

UPDATE FROM THE ‘MO BROS’

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Move over Take That. Get lost East17. Westlife and Boyzone – who are ya? Northern Ireland’s latest manband ‘The Mo Bros’ are threatening to release their debut album. The reviews are in, and just like their mos, they’re red hot! …

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THE PINK PAPER BAG PROJECT

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It was great to see Mrs Hughes and some of our pupils being interviewed on BBC Newsline last night about The Pink Paper Bag Project – an initiative to provide sanitary products to all those who need them in school. …

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ANNUAL TOY APPEAL

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The annual B.R.A. Toy Appeal ends on Tuesday 1st December – with the toys being delivered to local charities on Wednesday 2nd December. Over the years we have been overwhelmed by the kindness of the B.R.A. community. If you are …

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MOVEMBER

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This year’s B.R.A. Mo Bros are just over the halfway mark in their quest to master the mo, and will continue to mo like a pro for the remainder of the month. If you can, please consider sponsoring the Big …

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INKTOBER

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These are just a few of the photos our Inktober 2020 journey in October, which saw many of our wonderful staff and students take part in the 4th running of the Inktober Art Challenge. For the month-long challenge we gathered …

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LITERARY QUIZZES IN AID OF OUR NHS

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The School Library has been hosting its BIG BUMPER BOOK QUIZZES weekly since the return to school, with Junior pupils meeting during lunchtime to take part. The librarian devises questions on a wide range of topics and the pupils compete …

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TREASURE ISLAND SET DESIGNS

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After watching Treasure Island in preparation for their upcoming practical and Christmas exam, Form 3 Drama classes were tasked with creating a set design for a scene from the play. Their imagination and creativity was very impressive!

1ST XI HOCKEY SHIRT SPONSORSHIP

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1st XI Hockey Captain, Megan Warke (right), and Vice Captain, Niamh McIvor, today launched the team’s new white shirts, kindly sponsored by Fleet Financial of Mallusk. Thank you to Fleet Financial for their continued support during these times!

FORM 1 PRESENTATIONS

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On Tuesday 13th October, 1P presented their innovations as part of the Form One Dragons’ Den work, inspired by Roald Dahl’s grandfather in Boy. Investment came in the form of chocolate coinage. Ms McBeth was particularly impressed with the work …

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ALUMNI NEWS – PRESIDENT OF ULSTER HOCKEY

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We were delighted to learn that former pupil Rosie Rea has been appointed President of Ulster Hockey. Congratulations, Rosie, and good luck for your term! Beginning her hockey career at Belfast Royal Academy, where she was forced into goals after …

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