Year 11 Art Work

By Ballyclare High School on 18 November, 2019

    Year 11 pencil tonal studies of the artist Chuck Close’s portraits.  

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Bursary Award

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Congratulations to Lucy McCammond who has just been awarded a law bursary from Professor Roderick Paisley. Lucy is currently studying Law at Aberdeen University. Professor Paisley recently visited school where he was hosted by the Careers Department.

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Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)

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This is CRY’S raising awareness week and as a school we feel very strongly about the lack of opportunities for our young people to be screened ahead of time to prevent a sudden death. Every week at least 12 young people, apparently fit and healthy young people, die of undiagnosed heart conditions. In our eyes […]

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Top fundraising school 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 15 November, 2019

  Ballyclare High School pupils received a trophy from the NI Cancer Fund for Children for being the top fundraising school in the province in 2018-19. Last year pupils in the junior school took part in ReadOn, a sponsored reading week, and collected the magnificent total of £6500. This money is used to provide practical, […]

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NI Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition

By Ballyclare High School on 13 November, 2019

Well done to our NI Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition team 2019. Leah McDonald and Jessie Kennedy were awarded  1st and 2nd place and Kathryn Coombs was 4th. All the best to Leah as she progresses to the NI final in February!  

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Geography fieldtrip to Italy an explosive success!

By Ballyclare High School on 12 November, 2019

A group of 25 A level pupils headed to Italy on 26th-29th October accompanied by Mr Whincup, Mrs. Wells and Mrs. Ellison. The pupils enjoyed a trek to the crater of Mt Vesuvius and explored the town of Pompeii destroyed by the eruption in AD79. They also enjoyed a drive along the Amalfi coast, stopping […]

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Scott Marshall awarded first place in NI in A Level Government and Politics by CCEA

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We are delighted to be able to announce that Scott Marshall has been awarded first place in NI in A Level Government and Politics by CCEA. Congratulations to Scott for a superb achievement. Scott is now studying Law at Durham University. We wish him all the best for the future.

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Asda Bag Pack – Saturday 14th December

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Can you spare an hour or two between 10am and 6pm on Saturday 14th December to help bag pack in Asda. Please email Mrs Wallace on jwallace273@c2kni.net if you can volunteer your time. Pupils in Years 8-12 welcome to help if they’re accompanied by an adult; pupils in Years 13/14 able to help without adult […]

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Christmas Trees for sale!

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In order to raise funds for sheltered bag racks in our playground, the PTAFA will have a selection of Nordman Fir Trees for sale (trees supplied by NI Farm Forestry.) Trees range from 4ft-7ft and are priced from £25-45. They are available to pre-order online until 25th November and you will receive 10% off if […]

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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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Ulster Schools’ Champions of Champions Badminton Tournament

By Ballyclare High School on 8 November, 2019

  Ulster Schools’ Champions of Champions Badminton Tournament, National Badminton Centre, Lisburn. Ballyclare High School players competed well in singles and doubles events. Best performance was from Minor Boys doubles pair Isaac Shiels and Ryan McCauley, semi-finals.

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Cinemagic Short Film Festival Awards

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  We are delighted to announce that Rebecca Alcorn in A2 Moving Image Arts has won the Cinemagic Short Film Festival Award. Harvey Loftus was also ‘Highly Commended’ by the judges for his short film. Both films were showcased at the Queens Film Theatre in Belfast. It is a fantastic achievement and we are very proud of them.  

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U12 Rugby pilot programme with Ulster Rugby

By Ballyclare High School on 6 November, 2019

Year 8 continuing their excellent work yesterday in cooperation with Ulster Rugby as part of their pilot programme in delivery of a model for a player centred development to deliver excellent rugby performance.  

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Spelling Bee Winners!

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Congratulations to Dixon winners of the Year 8 Spelling Bee!

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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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School Development Plan 2019

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We Will Rock You!!

By Ballyclare High School on 24 October, 2019

This production certainly ‘rocked the house’ and had the audience singing and moving along to the numerous hit songs by Queen. This modern musical brought colour, technical effects and lively performances to the stage. Well done to all our pupils whatever their involvement, on stage or behind the scenes in another great production. Also a […]

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Congratulations to the Poetry Aloud Team!

By Ballyclare High School on 23 October, 2019

Congratulations to the Poetry Aloud team on their performances in the NI heat of the competition. Well done to Year 9 pupil Jonathan Marshall who goes through to the Semi-Final in Dublin for the second year running. We wish Jonathan ongoing success in the competition next month.

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Check out the 2019 School Magazine

By Ballyclare High School on 22 October, 2019

2019 Magazine

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Badminton & Cricket Success

By Ballyclare High School on 21 October, 2019

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Schools Cup: Ballyclare High 36 Omagh Academy 17 (Group C)

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Great result for Ballyclare High! https://thefrontrowunion.com/2019/10/schools-cup-ballyclare-high-36-omagh-academy-17-group-c/      

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Sixth Form Shine at Formal

By Ballyclare High School on 18 October, 2019

The annual Sixth Form Formal was held in Galgorm’s Great Hall. The evening was full of glamour and grandeur and both pupils and staff had a wonderful evening. Thanks to Senior Prefects who organised the event for us all to enjoy.

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The Big Book Boost!

By Ballyclare High School on 17 October, 2019

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Please note: We have been having trouble with telephone connections since Friday and are working hard to reinstate the service. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2019

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Match report: Saturday 12th October v Regent House

By Ballyclare High School on 14 October, 2019

Issy McGrugan scored the first goal in the 1st XI’s crucial Superleague game against Regent House. It was a fast-paced first half with several chances at both ends, but only Ballyclare were able to capitalise. A second goal was added by Amy McGookin after the break to secure the win and a place in the […]

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