YEAR 12 SCHOOL LEAVERS CAREERS

By Ballyclare High School on 28 June, 2019

YEAR 12 SCHOOL LEAVERS The Essential Design Group is looking for school leavers with good computer skills, some experience of autocad and a willingness to work hard and on their own initiative to start work during the summer. Training will be provided leading to the prospect of earning £30,000. If interested, please contact Oliver Higgins […]

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University Roadshow arrives at our doors again

By Ballyclare High School on 21 June, 2019

This event is proving to be both popular and informative for our Sixth Former’s who gain valuable information into the process of applying to University and what is on offer to them.      

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Ballyclare High School to host the University Roadshow – 20th June 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 23 May, 2019

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Careers Information – Year 10 & Year 12

By Ballyclare High School on 13 February, 2019

Please find below links to the PowerPoint presentations at the recent Year 10 Parents Information Evening; YEAR 10 PARENTS INFORMATION EVENING TALK FOR PARENTS INFO EVENING year 12 in 2019

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Year 13 Parent Induction Evening Powerpoint

By Ballyclare High School on 18 September, 2018

Please find below the Year 13 Parent Induction Evening Careers Powerpoint. year 13 parents induction evening talk

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Careers Roadshow visits Ballyclare High School

By Ballyclare High School on 21 June, 2018

Pupils and parents attended a very informative evening regarding the processes of UCAS, student finance and studying abroad.    

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Careers News

By Ballyclare High School on 2 March, 2018

The GCSE and A level subject choice process has been the focus of the careers department in recent weeks. All Year 10 and 12 pupils have had careers lessons, talks from careers staff and careers advisers and individual career guidance interviews. There have been evening information events for parents and pupils, providing guidance on subject […]

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Career opportunities in IT

By Ballyclare High School on 12 February, 2018

Information Technology (IT)…. IT allows business, industry and universities to develop innovative solutions every day to fulfil the world’s business and social needs. IT professionals specialise in using computer and telecommunications technology to store, transmit and translate various types of information including audio, visual, textual and numerical. With the recent explosion in Applications Development, the […]

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MOCK RESULTS DAY 2018 GALLERY

By Ballyclare High School on 6 February, 2018

Our annual Mock Results Day took place for Year 12 pupils in Ballyclare High School on Tuesday 30th January 2018.   Pupils now have a better awareness of what to expect when they collect their GCSE results in August. Some described the experience as “scary”, while others thought it was very useful. Mrs Kennedy, Head […]

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Careers Events this February

By Ballyclare High School on 1 February, 2018

  Ballyclare High will be holding three careers events this February:   1. Thursday 8th Feb : 7.00-8.15pm in the gym: Year 12 A level subject choice information evening. Advice from the school careers department and from the Ulster University. For pupils and parents. No need for pupils to wear school uniform.       2. Monday […]

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Wednesday 24th January 2018 – Careers Convention

By Ballyclare High School on 5 January, 2018

Dear Parent/Guardian of Year 10/12/13 pupil, Wednesday 24th January 2018 sees our 9th annual Careers Convention in conjunction with Ballyclare Secondary School. This year Ballyclare High School is hosting this event. This unique evening is open to all of our Year 10, Year 12 and Year 13 pupils, together with their parents. The intended programme […]

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Ballyclare Learning Community Careers Convention 2018

By Ballyclare High School on 4 December, 2017

 Ballyclare High School will be hosting this event on 24th January 2018 from 6-9pm. There will be over 50 exhibition stands from universities, companies, organisations, employers and colleges of further and higher education and more than 30 talks from individuals and organisations about careers, courses, apprenticeships, higher level apprenticeships etc  The event is for parents […]

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Bar Mock Trial 2017

By Ballyclare High School on 27 November, 2017

Our Bar Mock Trial team were victorious in all three cases on Saturday, 25 November. The Bar Mock Trial competition is held annually in the Laganside Courts, Belfast and is presided over on the day by the current members of our judicial system. The team have been working since September on preparing to defend or […]

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Engineering Evening for Parents’

By Ballyclare High School on 7 November, 2017

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Sir John Daniel Award news

By Ballyclare High School on 25 October, 2017

Congratulations to former pupil Clare Kidston, our current Behavioural Support Assistant who, at her recent graduation ceremony, received not only a First Class Honours BSc Psychology degree from the Open University, but also the Sir John Daniel Prize for outstanding academic achievement. Clare achieved the highest average rank score (91.2%) of this year’s graduates across […]

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Philip House visits Ballyclare High School

By Ballyclare High School on 9 October, 2017

Today our 6th formers were given careers advice by ex pupil Philip House who is now a recipient of the Financial Times Lawyer of the Year Award and the youngest Judge ever to be appointed in the UK.

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PwC’s Head Start School Leaver Programme Success

By Ballyclare High School on 5 September, 2017

Congratulations to Roy Beggs who has been selected to join PwC’s Head Start School Leaver Programme. The 2018 process opens 1st September with information found at www.pwc.uk/careers/schools.html

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GCSE Results 2017

By Ballyclare High School on 29 August, 2017

GCSE Results 2017 Once again GSCE students at Ballyclare High have performed exceptionally well. Top grades are up on last year with  50% of all entries registering A*/A grades and 80 % registering A*/B in all subjects. We are delighted not only with the sustained levels of attainment at the top end but with the 100% […]

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Former Pupil Success – Thomas Warnock

By Ballyclare High School on 18 August, 2017

Congratulations to Thomas Warnock, former pupil of the Ballyclare High School. Thomas was awarded KPMG Prize for the Best Graduate in BSc Economics, and the McKane Medal for the Best Final honours student in Economics, at the recent Prize-giving Ceremony in Queen’s Management School. The attached photograph show Thomas with Mr John Poole from KPMG

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Careers Roadshow

By Ballyclare High School on 30 June, 2017

AS pupils were treated to a fantastic careers roadshow which answered and posed many questions for them. Parents and pupils were keen to glean information about University costs and options available.      

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Student Exchange Programme

By Ballyclare High School on 23 June, 2017

Congratulations to Ben McCormick who has been selected to spend three weeks in Gilbert Arizona as part of Antrim and Newtownabbey Council project. Ben is already in Arizona and through living with a host family will experience life Gilbert style. A fellow exchange student will travel back with Ben to in turn experience life in Ballyclare. This project […]

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Careers University Roadshow

By Ballyclare High School on 7 June, 2017

A University Roadshow will be held on Wednesday 21st June at 7.00pm in the sports hall for parents and pupils. This will take the form of an information evening for parents and pupils on the Higher Education application process and student finance. A number of universities will be in attendance including Dundee, Stirling, Edinburgh Napier, […]

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Year 14 Career Opportunity

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Year 14 Career Opportunity Thales, Belfast is offering 3 Higher Level Apprenticeships for those who achieve BBB or better in A level this year. Software engineer : need 2 from Maths, Physics, SSD or Technology A level. Trials and Environmental  Trainee – 2 from Maths, Physics, SSD or Technology A level. Customer Support  trainee – […]

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Careers Information

By Ballyclare High School on 28 April, 2017

A Pre-UCAS day has been organised for all year 13 pupils on Tuesday 20th June from 9.00am until 12 noon to introduce them to key aspects of the Higher Education application process. The event will consist of 3 workshops covering the UCAS personal statement, the UCAS online application form and an overview of the UCAS […]

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