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Monthly Archives: January 2021

ALUMNI NEWS

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Congratulations to Tom Stewart on signing a full-time contract with Ulster Rugby. At 20 years old, Tom has already had a stellar schools’ rugby career, which saw the ex-B.R.A. hooker crowned Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Player of the Year in …

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LVI POLITICS STUDENTS’ SUPREME COURT ONLINE TOUR

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Our LVI Politics students were fortunate to meet Lord Stephens yesterday during their online tour of the Supreme Court as part of learning about the judiciary for AS2. It was great to speak to him and hear a little about …

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ACCELERATED READER QUIZZES

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Our pupils have been reading and taking Accelerated Reader quizzes at home. Over 288 quizzes passed, on a wide range of books. 16,396,381 words read in 3 weeks. Fantastic reading!!! Keep checking the Library Google Classroom for reading updates and …

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G.C.S.E. DRAMA LIVE LESSON WITH THE LYRIC THEATRE

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Thanks to the Lyric Theatre Creative Arts Department for facilitating a live lesson with Miss Tinman’s Form IV GCSE Drama class this afternoon. The workshop focused on warm-ups, physical storytelling and devising techniques. Well done to students who stepped outside …

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ONLINE LEARNING AT B.R.A.

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ONLINE LEARNING AT B.R.A. This morning’s remote lessons saw Mr Budden introducing his LVI Physics students to the topic of lenses, while Mr Harte enthralled his Form 2K Geography class on the benefits of solar power. Mr McAleer’s Form 2 …

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PINCH POT MONSTERS

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Each Wednesday and Thursday lunchtime during this lockdown period, Laura the Art Technician has been providing vulnerable students and the children of keyworkers who are still in school, with fun art activities. Currently the pupils are finishing some amazing-looking clay …

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QUB MATHS COMPETITION

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On the last day of Term 1, the Belfast Royal Academy Senior Mathematics team of Jude Moorhead, John Gibson, Ronan Poots and Ben Golden finished 2nd in the annual QUB Maths Competition for Schools. Another highly impressive performance!

5* FOOD HYGIENE RATING

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We are delighted to announce that our Compass Group Catering team have been awarded a rating of 5 (Very Good – the top mark available) in the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Our congratulations and thanks go to Michael Hastings (Compass …

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