School Magazine released

By Ballyclare High School on 24 September, 2021

Check out our annual magazine below;  

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VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITY WITH FACEBOOK: YEARS 8-14

By Ballyclare High School on 22 September, 2021

VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITY WITH FACEBOOK: YEARS 8-14 We wanted to make you aware of an incredible virtual work experience opportunity with Facebook, through the Digdata programme. From fashion to finance, sport to social media, travel to telecomms, data is used every day to make decisions. The skills required for a career in data are broad, so whether […]

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Girl’s hockey

By Ballyclare High School on 17 September, 2021

All hockey players involved in this weekend’s matches must complete a short registration form. It can be found at: Year 8 girls at Mossley HC on Saturday morning https://schools.oqlist.co.uk/register/choose-club Select ‘Ballyclare High School Hockey’ Enter the code 5829 Enter Information and select “BHS Hockey at Mossley”   ALL other BHS players https://schools.oqlist.co.uk/register/choose-club Select ‘Ballyclare High […]

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Former pupil

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          Congratulations on the success achieved by former pupil William Montgomery, who along with Paul Taylor from Ballyclare set up a Fintech company called Thought Machine in 2014. This company has propelled itself into the ranks of Britain’s most valuable fintechs. https://news.sky.com/story/banking-tech-provider-thoughtmachine-lands-unicorn-status-with-new-funding-12396642  

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Sporting success

By Ballyclare High School on 16 September, 2021

                  Congratulations to Rhyleigh Marks and Grace Montgomery who have been selected for the U17 NI football team to play in the UEFA U17 Qualifiers in Serbia where they will face Spain Serbia and Iceland for a chance to reach the finals. Good luck to the whole squad and management […]

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Pupil success

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  Congratulations to Oliver Gunning who has been selected to compete for Triathlon Ireland in Valencia, Spain from Wed 22nd-Sun 26th September. Oliver has been working hard at improving all his pbs and has his sights set on a Commonwealth Games place in Birmingham.

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Condolences Extended

By Ballyclare High School on 10 September, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former colleague Elaine Forsythe. Elaine was a valued member of the science department where she worked as a technician from 1995-2006. Ballyclare High staff and pupils extend their deepest sympathies to husband Kenny and family at this time.

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Bon Courage

By Ballyclare High School on 9 September, 2021

  Good luck to Alex Corr as he joins Rory Best in Monaghan tomorrow to take part in Rory’s fundraising walk for the Cancer Fund for Children. Alex is a member of the Youth Advisory Group for the Cancer Fund for Children and this event was planned to coincide with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in […]

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Pupil Success

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Zara Craig continues to amaze the art world with her talent, winning a prize this time for the Unique Art Awards. She chose the brief of ‘How The World Sees Me.’ and named her picture ‘A piece missing.’ Congratulations Zara!                               […]

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Buddies Appointed

By Ballyclare High School on 8 September, 2021

              Congratulations to our newly appointed Buddies, part of our sixth form pupil leadership team. Our Buddies work closely with form tutors to offer support and guide our Year 8 and 9 pupils throughout the year. They are invaluable.

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Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 7 September, 2021

    Congratulations to Robyn McCollam who not only came top of the year with an achievement of an outstanding 11A* grades at GCSE but has followed this up with an Irish Rowing title at the weekend. Robyn and her teammates at Cairndhu Rowing Club won the inaugural CJW4+ category at the Irish Championships, well […]

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Hockey Covid Registration Portal

By Ballyclare High School on 3 September, 2021

All hockey players involved in this weekend’s matches must complete a short registration form. It can be found at: https://schools.oqlist.co.uk/register/choose-club *Please complete for the school where you will be playing your match. – Juniors playing at Ballymena Academy use code 6410 – Seniors playing at Ballyclare High use code 5829

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Year 8 Parents – Important Information

By Ballyclare High School on 31 August, 2021

Please be advised that all Year 8 pupils should attend school on Friday in their full school uniform for this week only. When Year 8 pupils have games or PE they will come to school normally in their PE kit. Please note that Year 8 pupils are timetabled for PE either on a Tuesday or a Wednesday  (This will appear […]

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Year 8 First Day Gallery

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Welcome to all our new pupils starting Year 8 this week. BHS welcomes you and your parents into our school community, and we cannot wait to get started on our journey together.

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Ulster Hockey Success

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Congratulations to Head Girl Megan Cochrane who has been selected to represent Ulster Hockey at the UK School Games.

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Ulster Rugby Success

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Well done to our 8 players who have represented Ulster Rugby over the last 2 weekends v Connacht and Munster. Kyle Ferguson and Owen Warren along with recent leaver Angus Robson were selected for the U19s. Zachery Scarlett, Bryn McCallen, Tom McAllister, Luke McIlwrath, James Spence and newly appointed Head Boy, Peter Gillespie who were […]

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Just Graduated? – Send us your info

By Ballyclare High School on 26 August, 2021

  Congratulations to all our former pupils who have just graduated, well done. We would be delighted to know all the news about your University degree and plans for the future. Please let us know either though our school email account mmcguigan158@ballyclarehigh.ballyclare.ni.sch.uk or via a phone call to the school office 02893322244.

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Year 14 Parent Info – University Open Days

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Dear Year 14 parent, In a change to their usual arrangements, both local universities, UU and QUB are holding their open days for prospective undergraduates on Saturdays this year, rather than on school days. The Ulster University’s open day is on Saturday 4th September and is a virtual event – see email below- Queen’s University’s […]

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CORS Sept 2021

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Sporting Success

By Ballyclare High School on 25 August, 2021

      Congratulations to Ethan Clotworthy, Grace Cowden, Joy Duncan, Katie Ireland and Cally McWhirter who have been selected for their respective Ulster U16 Teams to play in the Interprovincial series. Their first steps on the representative ladder took place last weekend when they played v the UK Lions. Well done and good luck for […]

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Graduation information

By Ballyclare High School on 24 August, 2021

  Congratulations to all our former pupils who have just graduated, well done. We would be delighted to know all the news about your University degree and plans for the future.   Please let us know either through mmcguigan158@ballyclarehigh.ballyclare.ni.sch.uk or via a phone call to the school office 02893322244    

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Sporting Success

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  Congratulations to Rhyleigh Marks who was selected as Captain of the Northern Ireland U17 Women’s Football Team in their recent matches v Republic of Ireland.

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Sporting Success

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  Congratulations to Callum Baird who represented the Northern Ireland & Ulster U20 Athletics Team at the weekend competing against England Wales and GB at the Manchester International Event.  

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Theatre success

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  Congratulations to Tait Brennan who has been performing with the British Youth Musical Theatre UK. Following a successful audition of thousands of young people across the UK, Tait was cast in the all-female production ‘Our Girls Our Game’ and the show premiered in Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre last weekend. The show proved a terrific success and […]

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Congratulations to former pupil Reece Black who has recorded his first win as a professional golfer

By Ballyclare High School on 21 August, 2021

Congratulations to former pupil Reece Black who has recorded his first win as a professional golfer. Reece carded a final round one-over par 72 to claim a one-shot victory over Liam Grehan at the 2021 Irish PGA Assistants Championship at the Nuremore Hotel Golf and Country Club. The day belonged to Reece, with the 2017 East of […]

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