U15 NCU Cricket Team

By Ballyclare High School on 29 July, 2021

  Congratulations to Finn Lutton who played for the U15 NCU Cricket Team on Monday 5th July and who will play in the remaining Inter Pro series matches against Munster (Wednesday) and Leinster (Friday). The Irish U15 Team will be announced in the following week.

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Condolences Extended

By Ballyclare High School on 15 July, 2021

It is with sadness we announce the passing of former colleague Sally Grant. A truly dedicated and extraordinary mathematics teacher who started her career in Ballyclare High in the 1950s. Mrs Grant always went the extra mile for her students displaying patience and compassion working tirelessly with them to attain in their maths exams. She […]

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Brann House Win Starbooks Prize

By Ballyclare High School on 25 June, 2021

  Congratulations to Brann, who just pipped Russell in the Starbooks’ Reading Competition. Hundreds of books were read this year by pupils in Years 8-10. Aikin and Dixon tied in third place.

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Farewell

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  We said farewell today to Maths teacher Mrs Judith Rodgers who is leaving us at the end of a career break. Judith was a key member of staff not only in the Maths department but of Careers and SU. We wish you every success in pastures new.

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Retirement Presentation

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  We wished farewell today to Lyn Heaton, a member of staff for over 20 years. Lyn worked diligently in our office to make sure the finance and attendance was exact. We will sorely miss you, yes because of your efficiency but also because of the fun you brought to our daily lives. Enjoy your […]

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MindKind Gratitude

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  Huge thank you to our classroom assistants who have been a tower of strength in all sorts of roles over the last year. You are fantastic!  

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MindKind Week

By Ballyclare High School on 24 June, 2021

  MindKind week finishes with letters of gratitude to our caretaking and cleaning staff from our pupils. All our ancillary staff deserve a huge thank you for all the extra work they undertook to keep us all safe. Thank you!

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Kids Summer Fitcamp

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School Success

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  Congratulations to our Eco Club who have won the Green Flag award on behalf of our school. The Eco Club have been working very hard to win this award since the return to school. Our school staff and pupils care deeply about environmental issues and have a strong desire to actively protect our planet. There […]

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Pupils support Charity

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  Well done to our KS3 readers who have raised £4000 for the NI Cancer Fund for Children through their annual Read-On. In what has been a challenging year, we are so proud of their efforts and grateful for the generous support shown by family and friends for this very worthy cause.

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Mindkind Week

By Ballyclare High School on 23 June, 2021

The English Department led the way with some rhythmic poetry and poetry gift boxes. Followed by the science department where students learnt the techniques behind finger breathing. Kindness took the form of a very welcome ice cream in this weather.  Taking notice saw our pupils and Principal volunteer to complete a litter pick around our community.

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Pupils hold Mock G7 Summit

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  Pupils appointed as delegates to represent each of the nation’s members of the G7 community held a summit which centred on the preservation of the world’s oceans. Discussions took into consideration key problems affecting both plant and animal species survival and highlighted the economic implications affecting each of the nations. The key issues addressed […]

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MindKind Week

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Day 2 incorporated making origami birds to represent peace and victory which has been put together in a fantastic display in the front hall of school. Year 11 were Being Active too.

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Pupil Success

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Congratulations to three Year 13 pupils who have successfully completed the Ulster University Schools’ Academy course. Lauren McBurney has been awarded the Gold Pin whilst Lauren Welsh and Annabel Wilkinson have been awarded the Silver Pin.  

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Football Success

By Ballyclare High School on 21 June, 2021

  Congratulations to Grace Montgomery who has been selected to train with the NI Women’s U17 Football team. We wish her every success as the girls continue to train over the summer.

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Football Success

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    Congratulations to Rhyleigh Marks who has been training with the NI Women’s U19 Football team in preparation for the Euro Championship in Hungary.  

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Football Success

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  Congratulations to Lauren Welsh who has been training with the NI Women’s U19 Football Squad in preparation for Euros in Hungary.  

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MindKind Week at Ballyclare High School

By Ballyclare High School on 14 June, 2021

Ballyclare High is having a MindKind Week from Monday 21st – Friday 25th June. This will include a variety of events based around the Five Steps to Wellbeing theme. These themes are: Connect, Keep Learning, Take Notice, Give and Get Active. Activities will include giving back to their local community through a litter pick in […]

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BHS v Wallace HS in U15 Ulster Schools Cup

By Ballyclare High School on 11 June, 2021

Bowling first, BHS U15s kept the Wallace HS scoring down with frequent wicket taking balls, Jacob Scarlet produced 3 wickets for 13 runs in his 4 overs but bowler of the match saw U14 player, Luke Wilson take 4 wickets in 5 balls for no runs, which included a hat trick! Wallace reduced to 50 runs all out. […]

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1stXI v RBAI 2nds U19 Ulster Schools’ Cup

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  BHS lost by 48 runs chasing 116 runs. BHS bowling resulted in 16 wides and 2 no balls – RBAI securing 116 runs total for 6wickets. Congratulation to Adam Kerr as BHS Man of Match with his 4 wickets, 3 in 1 over and 11 not out runs of 17 balls. The RBAI batting […]

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Good Luck!

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Good luck to the players and staff of the Ulster U16 Girls’ Hockey Team who are playing Scotland in a test series this weekend and in particular to Rachel Black and Rachel Cox.

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Duke of Edinburgh Award News

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We are immensely proud of our Duke of Edinburgh Scheme here in school and the fact that we have the largest number of pupils undertaking this award in NI.  We are even more proud that even in the current climate and the difficulties of the last year the pupils completing this award still managed to […]

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Pupil Success

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Congratulations to Joshua Kerr who has won a place on PwC’s Head Start Leaver Programme. Josh will undertake full time paid employment alongside studying for a professional qualification and a career at PwC. We wish our 1stXI Hockey Captain every success for the future.

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Former pupil highlights the issue of stammering

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Lydia Campbell’s news report for the BBC has drawn attention to the issue of stammering and how she and others have overcome issues through the medium of sport and confidence gained here. She and Kelly Brown, former Scottish Rugby Captain have crafted an informative and interesting piece of reporting.  

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Ballyclare High pupils involved with U12 NCU Inter Pro team

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Cricket: Ballyclare HS Year8 players who played for an U12 NCU Inter Pro team in a warm up game against a RBAI select.  From left; Jack Morrow, Jack Smith and Austin Adair.

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