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Monthly Archives: March 2021

POETRY IN MOTION – SEAMUS HEANEY AWARD FOR ACHIEVEMENT

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L6 student, Kathleen Malone, has won the Seamus Heaney Award for Achievement for her poem, ‘Daniel’s Piano.’ 🦉🙌 Kathleen submitted her work through the ‘Poetry in Motion’ initiative, joining several other B.R.A. students whose poetry was also selected for the …

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DISNEY QUIZZES

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We’ve gone absolutely quiz mad at the school library!  They’re proving a fabulous way of bringing pupils together virtually during lockdown lunchtimes. Four big Disney lockdown quizzes took place over the past fortnight, with lots of fabulous prizes up for …

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MEDALLION RUGBY RUNNING CHALLENGE

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Following on from our Senior team’s success in the Schools’ Running Challenge, we were delighted to learn that our Medallion squad performed well in their running challenge against other schools across Ireland, finishing 9th out of 16 teams. Congratulations to …

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PINK PAPER BAG PROJECT IN THE COMMUNITY

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Back in November we launched our Pink Paper Bag Project, which aims to make sanitary products accessible to pupils at the school. Now Fitzy’s Convenience Store on the Antrim Road is making period products available FREE to anyone in need. …

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B.R.A. ‘YES DAY’

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We have been inspired by the Netflix film ‘Yes Day’ and we are going to have our own version in May. Some lucky pupils and staff can present their proposals to Mrs Woods and she must say ‘Yes’!!! This may …

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‘LOCKDOWN SURVIVAL GUIDE’ VIDEO

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A huge well done to our students, Joseph, Veda, Timothy, Adrib and Daniel, on helping create this excellent Lockdown Survival Guide, in collaboration with Barnardo’s NI. The Survival Guide is a collection of various hobbies, ideas and activities that have …

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ULSTER SCHOOLS’ RUGBY RUNNING CHALLENGE

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Congratulations to our Senior Rugby team who recently won the Ulster Schools’ Running Challenge. Special mention to Michael Harvey, Ryan Simpson and Zach Burton, who made the 3K Dream Team for being fastest in their position. Our 25-man squad won …

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NORMAN CONQUEST MOTTE-AND-BAILEY CASTLE

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As part of the Norman Conquest study, Form 1 pupil, Cezar Spack decided to bring History to life and recreate his very own model motte-and-bailey castle. We think William the Conqueror himself would be very impressed with this design! Well …

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WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL AGAIN…

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B.R.A. staff are looking forward to welcoming all our pupils back to school …but in the meantime wanted to share this very important message 🦉🌈❤️ #BRAathome #hangonalittlelonger #telltheteenagers ‘Tell The Teenagers’ by Donna Ashworth We can’t wait to see you …

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NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIR OF NORTHERN IRELAND

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Congratulations to Sophie Wilson (Form 1) who successfully auditioned for and obtained a place in the Junior section of the National Youth Choir of Northern Ireland #BRAmusic