Year 10 Careers

By Ballyclare High School on 11 February, 2021

This week saw our Year 10 Careers event and subject choices beginning. Information was posted on GCR and opportunities to sign up for consultation have been offered. Year 10 tutors and careers staff have been guiding pupils through this process and we thank you our parents too for your support. ‘What do you want to […]

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Careers News – RAF

By Ballyclare High School on 21 October, 2020

  Please find attached details of 4 fantastic virtual “Access all Areas” events provided by the Royal Air Force throughout October and November. These events can be accessed by any student/teacher/guardian that has an interest in a potential career in the Royal Air Force. The platform is limitless, so they are open to everyone across […]

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Message for all Year 12 Parents

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2020

The School’s Careers Adviser, Mary Coleman, will begin individual careers interviews via email with Year 12 pupils starting next week. These are designed to help pupils with post-16 options and career plans. Usually face-to-face, they will be conducted via email this year. All Year 12 pupils have been offered a career guidance interview, but to […]

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UCAS Update

By Ballyclare High School on 20 August, 2020

UCAS UPDATE: 18TH AUGUST 2020 Following recent announcements, we are working closely with awarding bodies to receive students’ revised grades and are aiming to share these with universities and colleges by this Friday, 21 August. It’s important to note that we will only be sharing students revised grades with universities and colleges that are higher than […]

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Year 14 Pre-UCAS Event – Monday 24th August

By Ballyclare High School on 18 August, 2020

Year 14 Pre-UCAS Event Monday 24th August, 2020. All of Year 14 are required : 11.20-1.00. Early applicants: 1.40-2.40pm (i.e. medicine, dentistry, veterinary, Oxford and Cambridge)

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Careers Service – Results Campaign

By Ballyclare High School on 12 August, 2020

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NI companies launch ‘Your Child, Their Future’ virtual event

By Ballyclare High School on 5 August, 2020

This is a series of virtual events starting on 11th AUGUST where NI company owners who are also parents give careers advice to other parents.   Click on link below: https://syncni.com/article/4563/ni-companies-launch-your-child-their-future-virtual-event?utm_source=Sync+NI+Newsletter+-+weekly&utm_campaign=287700bb61-Sync_NI_Weekly_Newsletter_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_df7b0c6f8b-287700bb61-469750077

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Skills to Succeed for Parents and Carers

By Ballyclare High School on 4 June, 2020

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Skills to Succeed for Students

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Careers: Army Officer Scholarship Scheme

By Ballyclare High School on 22 April, 2020

Army Officer Scholarship Schemes are now available, apply by 30th April using the link details below. https://www.prospects.ac.uk/employer-profiles/british-army-1610/jobs/army-officer-scholarship-scheme-2682509?utm_medium=email_alert&utm_content=19790&utm_campaign=newAlerts&utm_source=alert

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Sad news

By Ballyclare High School on 20 March, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and senior teacher Dr Austin Millar. Dr Millar was an integral part of all that Ballyclare High School has achieved and exemplified over the last 25 years. A kind and compassionate character who was devoted to his pupils and colleagues alike; […]

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Deloitte Career Shapers

By Ballyclare High School on 14 February, 2020

Are you in Year 11, 12 or 13? If so then this is a fantastic opportunity for you. Deloitte career shapers lets students “Get a taste of life as a Deloitte Apprentice” are offering a 2 or 3 day work experience programme in Belfast.  If you are interested, access the link – https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/careers/articles/early-careers-work-experience.html or type […]

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Careers Convention

By Ballyclare High School on 4 February, 2020

Ballyclare Learning Community Careers Convention again proved to be a successful event. This year the event was hosted here in Ballyclare High School. The school was full of pupils from both schools and from Year 10,12 and above who visited the large number of stalls across a huge range of areas and 40 different career talks on offer. […]

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BBC visit

By Ballyclare High School on 30 January, 2020

  Wonderful to  have former pupil Lydia Campbell back in school today in her role as a BBC assistant programme producer. This is a change of career for Lydia who qualified as a teacher but her love of sport pulled her towards reporting and the world of media. Lydia is now based on the mainland but was […]

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Past Pupil success

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  Congratulations to former pupil Clara McConnell who has just been conferred as a Member of the Accounting Technicians Ireland and received her Diploma for Accounting Technicians. Clara moved straight from A levels into a higher apprenticeship position to complete accountancy qualifications. She is now undertaking her Chartered Accountancy qualification and highly recommends training on […]

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Careers Convention 2020

By Ballyclare High School on 28 January, 2020

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Mock Results Day

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A great opportunity for pupils to get an idea of what the ‘real’ results day in August will feel like when they open those envelopes. As pupils look at the options open to them with their mock results today it will hopefully focus their minds on the ultimate goal of reaching their full potential.  

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Year 13 students interested in a career in Computing

By Ballyclare High School on 19 December, 2019

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS) at Queen’s University, Belfast are delighted to announce that we will once again be hosting our Experience Computing and Experience Electronics & Electrical Engineering Days at QUB.  The EEECS Experience days are open to Year 13 students who may be considering a career and therefore […]

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Former pupil’s success

By Ballyclare High School on 26 November, 2019

  Congratulations to former pupil Lezley-Anne Hanna  (nee Wallace) – former pupil  who has been made a Professor of Pharmacy at QUB. Lezley- Anne teaches across the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) programme and contributes to postgraduate courses. She has won five university educational accolades, is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a […]

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Bar Mock Trial

By Ballyclare High School on 25 November, 2019

Congratulations to the Bar Mock Trial team for attaining joint-second in the competition at the Royal Courts of Justice on Saturday.  Last year’s winning team, Banbridge Academy were also second in the competition. The Ballyclare High School team once more benefitted from the excellent advice and mentorship of barrister Lee Brown, a past pupil and […]

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Great Opportunities at PwC

By Ballyclare High School on 11 November, 2019

Opportunities for Year 13 and 14 at PwC   PwC currently have a Spring 2020 School Leaver role available for those who have already achieved their A-levels or equivalent. This role is for those who would like to join us as a trainee accountant in our Operate: Compliance Operations team in Belfast this March 2020. […]

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Queens University Tech Degree Opportunity

By Ballyclare High School on 25 October, 2019

Queen’s University Tech Degree Apprenticeship Info Evening on Monday 11th November from 6pm – 8pm at the QUB Computer Science Building (18 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RT). This event is open to students, parents and teachers who want to find out more about our Queen’s Uni Tech Degree Apprenticeship programme. Our Technology Degree Apprenticeship is […]

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All Graduates

By Ballyclare High School on 9 September, 2019

We would love to know if you have finished your courses, please email this information to mmcguigan158@gmail.com. At the minute GDPR is preventing your Universities passing this information to us. Thank you.

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Year 14 Careers with PwC

By Ballyclare High School on 6 September, 2019

Year 14 Careers Great career opportunities available with PwC please click below to find out more https://issuu.com/thinkfinch/docs/pwc_schools_newsletter__autumn_2019  

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Family Open Days

By Ballyclare High School on 2 September, 2019

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