Mrs Pat Moffitt remembered

By Ballyclare High School on 23 August, 2019

The staff and pupils extend their deepest sympathies to the extended family of Mrs Pat Moffitt who was laid to rest this week. Mrs Moffitt was a gifted linguist who taught both French and German at Ballyclare High School from 1957-1996. She was also a junior hockey coach, and involved in amateur dramatics. Her kind […]

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GCSE Results August 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 22 August, 2019

Once again GCSE students at Ballyclare High have done exceptionally well. This year all pupils have been examined in new courses and grade boundaries have been recalibrated across the province with the award of fewer top grades. Despite that, pupils have maintained the consistently high standards. 57 pupils secured all A*/A (9-7) grades, 28 had […]

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A Level Results

By Ballyclare High School on 15 August, 2019

Pupils and staff at Ballyclare High are once again celebrating outstanding A level results this morning. For the third year in a row scores across all key indicators have risen. 99.9% of pupils secured pass grades in three or more A level subjects with 82% of them recording three or more A*-C grades. A*/A grades […]

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Best wishes to 6th form on results day!

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Arrangements reminder. Results will be available from 9am. Year 13 interviews from 9-12. Careers advice 9-12 and 1-3pm Exam mark requests 10-12 and 1-3pm.

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Football

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Congratulations to Jack Patterson Year 10 who has been selected to represent Northern Ireland U15s this week. The team will play in Wales v their hosts, Malta and Cyprus. Good luck to Jack and the team from Ballyclare High.

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History News

By Ballyclare High School on 14 August, 2019

Dr Conway is in Jerusalem studying at Yad Vashem, the State Holocaust Museum of Israel. He had the opportunity to meet Dr Efraim Zuroff. Chief Nazi-Hunter of the Simon Wisenthal Centre.

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Mr Tommy Young. Ballyclare High School 1972-2006

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The school community extends our deepest sympathies to Sandra and Stephen and the wider family circle on the passing of our esteemed colleague Tommy Young. His influence in Ballyclare High spans over many decades as a sportsman, a teacher, a coach, a mentor, a positive influence and a friend; his legacy is ever present. Tommy […]

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Let’s Get Ready to Read

By Ballyclare High School on 28 June, 2019

  Let’s Get Ready to Read! Check out these reading recommendations from the English Department and a number of our pupils: The Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness, The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, The Fault In Our Stars by Jon Green, Murder Most Unladylike Series by Robin Stevens, The “Power of Five” series by […]

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McKinney ICT Microgrant Award

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Jonny Nelson of the Spanish department in Ballyclare High School has been announced as the fifth winner of the McKinney Microgrant Award. This scheme is designed to encourage and promote innovative use of ICT at grassroots classroom level that will have a positive impact on the pupils’ learning. Mr Nelson applied to use the microgrant […]

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YEAR 12 SCHOOL LEAVERS CAREERS

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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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North Coast Cricket Tour: U13s undefeated.

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  Ballyclare High School under 13s 170 for 6 wickets, Jacob Scarlett 50 not out, Harry Creighton 31. Limavady 78 all out, Kalyan’s Bhrama 3 wickets for 19. Ballyclare High School won by 93 runs.  

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh

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  Our Duke of Edinburgh pupils have had an interesting time during their recent expedition. Well done on completing!  

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Ballyclare High School Summer Newsletter 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 26 June, 2019

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Cricket: U14s Win in an exciting final.

By Ballyclare High School on 25 June, 2019

   Ulster Schools’ U14s Plate semi-final. Lisneal College, Derry 78 for 8, N Simpson 20, G Leckey 2 wickets for 9 runs. Ballyclare High School U14s 81 for 6, F Lutton 41 not out, S Kincaid 2 wickets for 7 runs. Ballyclare High School WIN by 2 wickets.  Final v RBAI,  date to be confirmed.  […]

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Ulster Schools’ Athletics Team

By Ballyclare High School on 24 June, 2019

Congratulations to Kelsey Smyth, Issy McGrugan, Katie McCullough and Kathryn Coombs on their performances at the Inter-provincial Championships. All scored valuable points for Ulster, Issy and Katie placing 4th in the 200m and javelin respectfully. Kathryn finishing 7th and 9th in discus and shot and Kelsey 9th in hammer.  The icing on the cake was […]

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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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8 players involved in Ulster representative rugby this summer

By Ballyclare High School on 20 June, 2019

  Representative Rugby Best wishes, enjoy and good luck to 8 pupils this summer who will be involved in an Ulster Rugby Age Grade programme ranging from U16-U19 level. U16 James Spence and Zachary Scarlett U17 Angus Robson, Owen Warren and Robert Reid U18 Adam Barron U19 Jack Gamble and Mark Jackson   U16 and […]

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Electric Ireland Super Schools Festival Report

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  Electric Ireland Super Schools Festival On Wednesday the 12th June the girls’ football teams from Years 8-11 travelled to Mallusk playing fields to take part in the Northern Ireland’s super schools festival. There was over 120 teams entered into the competition, each trying to become cup winners. Our year 10 & 11 team started […]

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Summer report release on SIMS Parent App

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The summer reports will be released on SIMS Parent App in the first week of July. Check the ‘Reports’ icon on the app home screen to access this information. It is possible to print these reports directly from the app.

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Senior Pupil Leadership Team

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Congratulations to our newly appointed prefects and we wish them every success for the year ahead. Our Head Boy and Girl are Ross Blackbourne and Leah Wilson who will be ably supported by Deputies: Molly Dougan, Ellen Farquhar, Katie Stewart, Mark Jackson and Timothy Moore. This team will be supported by the Senior Prefect group of […]

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Cardiac Risk in Young

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  Ballyclare High continues to support the work of CRY and the attempts to have access to a screening programme for heart conditions for our pupils and children . Read more……. Latest medical review does NOT recommend population screening for sudden cardiac death in the young. The National Screening Committee consultation document FAILS to demonstrate […]

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Former pupil’s success

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Congratulations to Rebekah Wilson who has just completed her degree at Stranmillis College. In addition, she received the following awards: the ATL Award for Research Excellence; Effenberg-Wilkinson Cup (top Erasmus student); GTCNI Star Award and the Susan Curry Award (top religious studies student). What a superb list of achievements, well done Rebekah.

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Junior Concert

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More wonderful performances from our junior musicians entertaining parents and friends at what is becoming an established event in school. The programme was varied and included everything from classical pieces, to musicals and to current chart busters.      

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Summer Honours

By Ballyclare High School on 19 June, 2019

The Sport Games and Cultural Committee held the Summer Honours Assembly on the 11th June in the Montgomery Hall. This event started on a musical note which was significant as Mr Moreland, our past Head of Music, was the Guest of Honour and part of this assembly celebrated our wonderful Wind Band’s success in winning […]

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CRICKET: Ulster Schools’ semi-final, U15s v RBAI

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Ballyclare High School 76 for 4 wks, Luke McIlwrath 25no. RBAI 79 for 1 wk. RBAI win by 9wks.

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