Congratulations to Former Pupil

By Ballyclare High School on 23 November, 2020

  Congratulations to former pupil Jill Gallard CMG who has just been appointed as the British Ambassador to Germany. Jill joined the Diplomatic Service in 1991 and has a history of service in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and received the Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George for her […]

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Odd Sock Fun

By Ballyclare High School on 17 November, 2020

The corridors of school were a little brighter today with pupils and staff resplendent in all sorts of odd socks and luminous tights. Well done everyone and all attempts brought smiles to our faces. Class competitions were held and the eventual winner across the school was Ella Houston Year 9 her Christmas and mask decorations […]

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Anti – Bullying week is 16th-20th November

By Ballyclare High School on 13 November, 2020

  As part of Anti-Bullying Week 2020, NIABF is excited to be bringing Odd Socks Day to Northern Ireland. Odd Socks Day is an opportunity to encourage people to express themselves and celebrate their individuality and what makes us all unique. On Monday 16th November we hope that all pupils and staff will come to school […]

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Former pupil success

By Ballyclare High School on 12 November, 2020

Congratulations to former pupil Stuart Douglas who is celebrating 25 years with Specsavers. He opened his first store in the Bloomfield Shopping Centre with a colleague David Maguire and followed this with by opening a store in Newtownabbey. Together they won a UK National Training Award, receiving this in Downing Street and an Optician’s Eye […]

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Ballyclare High Remembrance Day

By Ballyclare High School on 11 November, 2020

Dr. M. Rainey lays three school wreaths at the War Memorial in Ballyclare.

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Remembrance Day at Ballyclare High School

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Congratulations

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Congratulations to a member of staff, Laura Conlon an Art and MIA  teacher whose creative film ‘ The Presence of Absence’ was selected by the BBC as one of their Two Minute Masterpiece films programmes. Ms Conlon got to create her film with the support of BBC production and now can be found via the link attached below on the BBC iplayer. […]

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LIDL Competitions for Schools

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If you shop in Lidl you can enter Ballyclare High into the draw to win sports equipment – we would appreciate your support!

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Help raise funds for Ballyclare High School with Easyfundraising this Christmas

By Ballyclare High School on 10 November, 2020

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Ballyclare High School with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S […]

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Art Competition Prize Winner

By Ballyclare High School on 5 November, 2020

  Congratulations to pupil Zara Craig who has won a top prize in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition for her work entitled ‘Sarah’s Reflection’. No stranger to the Competition, Zara won a Special Merit Awards previously, last year and in 2011 respectively.

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Condolences extended

By Ballyclare High School on 23 October, 2020

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of a former Head of Geography Mrs Mary MacKay, a faithful and dedicated member of staff who believed in her subject and the power of education for all.  Mrs MacKay passed away peacefully and we extend our deepest sympathies to her children Neil and Katherine and […]

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Condolences extended

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of a former member of Ballyclare High School’s Board of Governors, Mr Gerard James Nutt. A loyal governor, he and wife Rosemary were great supporters of school events. Mr Nutt passed away peacefully at home and we extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Rosemary, sons […]

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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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Science Success

By Ballyclare High School on 16 October, 2020

Congratulations to our science department and in particular Mrs Young on securing funding from Smallpeice trust’s #IAMSET programme. The Smallpeice trust is an educational charity that has been around since the 1960’s but has just launched into Northern Ireland this year.  They work with young people to encourage personal development in STEM and engineering and […]

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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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Sporting Success

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Congratulations to Rachel Black (U16) Rachel Cox (U16)and Megan Cochrane (U18) who have been selected to represent Ulster Hockey at U16 and U18 level in the up and coming Interprovincial series.

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Former Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 9 October, 2020

  Congratulations to former pupil Chris Busby on his appointment as referee to his first PRO14 for the match between Dragons and Zebre at Rodney Parade in Newport on Friday evening (October 9). He has already officiated at International level and was awarded referee of the Year by the Ulster Branch 2018.  Well done Chris and […]

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School Routine Update

By Ballyclare High School on 6 October, 2020

Updated 6-10-20 The school experience for all pupils and staff is, inevitably, very different as a result of the necessary constraints imposed by the current circumstances. The presentation below is a brief summary of some of the changes which have been made to keep pupils and staff as safe as possible.

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Coronavirus Update

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Updated 6-10-20 The school experience for all pupils and staff is, inevitably, very different as a result of the necessary constraints imposed by the current circumstances. The presentation below is a brief summary of some of the changes which have been made to keep pupils and staff as safe as possible.

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Former Pupils’ Success

By Ballyclare High School on 25 September, 2020

Congratulations to Kealan Mitchell and Adam Clarke. Winners of the of the BDO Micéal Murphy Award at Queens university.  

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BHS Geography stands out from the crowd

By Ballyclare High School on 22 September, 2020

  Ballyclare High School Geography Department are celebrating having just been awarded the Secondary Geography Quality Mark in September 2020 by the Geographical Association. This is the fifth time Ballyclare High School have received this accolade. The Secondary Geography Quality Mark is a prestigious award which recognises and promotes quality and progress in geography leadership, […]

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Prize Giving Awards Ceremony 29th September

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  Ballyclare High are delighted to share that history-making Mandy Hickson is to be guest speaker at their very ‘different’ Prize Giving Awards ceremony. Mandy made her first acquaintance with senior staff from the school during a business networking conference in Belfast last year and much of what she espoused then with effusive enthusiasm, resonated […]

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2020 School Magazine released

By Ballyclare High School on 19 September, 2020

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2020 School Magazine

By Ballyclare High School on 18 September, 2020

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Pupil Leadership

By Ballyclare High School on 15 September, 2020

  Congratulations to Ballyclare High Senior Pupil Leadership Team who have been awarded with their Prefects badges. We wish them every success as they undertake their roles this year led by Amy McGookin Head Girl and Harry Beckington Head Boy.  

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