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‘YES DAY’ RAISES £1600

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Over £1600 was raised for Marie Curie – Northern Ireland and Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice as a result of ‘Yes Day’. Well done and sincere thanks to all pupils and staff who raised money for these two very worthwhile causes. …

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IAIN HENDERSON SELECTED FOR THE LIONS

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Congratulations to former Academy and Ben Madigan Prep pupil, Iain Henderson, on his selection for the British & Irish Lions squad to tour South Africa. This will be Iain’s second tour, having been previously selected for the 2017 Series in …

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JUNIOR & AFTER-SCHOOL ART CLUBS

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April was a Monster Month in Junior Art Club, with the team greatly enjoying drawing mimics, making monster bookmarks, sewing felt pocket monsters, creating tissue paper pompom monsters and learning to draw Godzilla! Tremendous! Our ever popular After-school Art Club …

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LIBRARY EASTER LOCKDOWN QUIZ WINNERS

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Pupils revel in some chocolatey success! It was a time for celebrations for Sarah Teague and Maya Campbell when they were announced winners of the Academy Library Easter Lockdown Quiz. Many fingers had been very busy submitting answers to clues, …

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TOM MCKIBBIN TURNS PROFESSIONAL

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Our very best wishes go to former Academy and Ben Madigan pupil, Tom McKibbin, who has announced he is turning professional, and will make his debut on the European Tour at the Tenerife Open. Good luck in the pro ranks, …

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FUNDRAISING FOR AWARENI

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Eight of our Middle Sixth pupils, as part of a larger youth group, have been fundraising for Aware NI, the Depression Charity for Northern Ireland. Their goal has been to run 1000 miles by 15th April, 250 miles collectively a …

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‘TOP OF THE BENCH’ CHEMISTRY COMPETITION

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On the 23rd March, a team of two Form 3 students, one Form 4 student and one Form 5 student represented Northern Ireland in the ‘Top of the Bench’ national final.  The team consisted of Jessica Lane, Katie McCarney, Daisie …

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BRITISH PHYSICS OLYMPIAD SENIOR CHALLENGE

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Seven Academy students (Ben Golden, Adrib Ahmed, Veda Muruga Perumal, Sabriel Gergett, Jack Gillespie, Alex Scott & Harriett McAllister) participated in the British Physics Olympiad Senior Challenge at the start of March. The BPhO is to encourage the study of …

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ALUMNI NEWS – JANICE CARRUTHERS & PAUL SEAWRIGHT

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We were delighted to learn that two distinguished BRA alumni, Professor Janice Carruthers and Professor Paul Seawright, have recently recorded some notable achievements in their fields. Professor Carruthers has been elected as a Member of The Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s …

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TIMES SHIFTING

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Very well done to MVI student Elise Swain, who has had two lockdown-written pieces published in Times Shifting, a publication born from a creative writing project for young writers, under the umbrella of the Young Walter Scott Prize. #BRAenglit

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