Sporting Success

By Ballyclare High School on 19 May, 2022

  Huge congratulations to Oliver Gunning who has been selected to complete for the Northern Ireland Triathlon Team at the Commonwealth Games. What an achievement and well done Oliver and we wish you and the team every success this summer.  

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Cricket Results – Summary of the season to date

By Ballyclare High School on 16 May, 2022

Just a brief summary of cricket results in the opening weeks: The 12s shaped up on Fri v Parkhall with a ‘mutually agreed’ draw with us losing a wicket to tie the scores on the last ball. However, our 12s progress in the Ferris Cup with fewer wickets lost chasing the 86 total in 16 overs. They […]

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Leaver’s Event

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  It is with mixed emotions we say farewell to our Year 14 pupils. We have been through an interesting journey together over the last three years and you have shown remarkable resilience. Good luck for your exams and we wish you every success as you embark upon the next step in your journey.  It […]

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Summer 2022 Internal Examination Timetables

By Ballyclare High School on 12 May, 2022

Click here to access Junior Examinations Summer 2022 Click here to access Yr11 timetable summer 2022

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Legacy Gift

By Ballyclare High School on 11 May, 2022

  The History and Politics Departments in Ballyclare High School were the grateful beneficiaries of a generous bequest from former pupil, Dr Albert Hughes. Dr Hughes attended Ballyclare High School (1955-1962) and continued to live in Ballyrobert. He worked in local government and was involved in the development of the Civic Centre at Mossley Mill, […]

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Star Wars Quiz

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Retirement

By Ballyclare High School on 10 May, 2022

  Mr Raymond Abernethy has taught sign language here in school for 20 years and has decided to retire this year. He worked with 6th form pupils giving them the basics of sign language in a fun and interactive way. His passion for sharing sign language with the hearing community has been remarkable. Pupils were taught […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

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  Ballyclare High’s pupils and staff are being encouraged to this week to tackle the official theme of this year’s Mental Health Week ‘Loneliness’. They will be discussing this theme and undertaking challenges aimed at helping themselves and those around them. As always we are mindful of the impact mental health has on all of […]

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Staff success

By Ballyclare High School on 6 May, 2022

  Congratulations to Mrs Kathryn Young who has been highly commended for a STEM Learning Teaching Award in the Excellence in School & College Leadership in STEM category. This award ceremony will take place in the Long Gallery at Stormont, Parliament Buildings, Belfast with inspiring winners from industry, education and government will be recognised for their achievements. Mrs Young was nominated […]

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Former pupil

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  Congratulations to Mary O’Hara (nee Topley) on the publishing of her first book: “Welcome to the Emerald Isle – An exploration of Ireland in twelve lessons ” is a textbook exploring the island of Ireland through its history, culture, and faith. Primarily for use in schools but also churches with an emphasis on children […]

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Former pupil

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  Former pupil Kelly McCaughrain is an honoured Children’s Author, having won the Northern Ireland Book Awards she was awarded the Seamus Heaney Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland. This two-year role was created by the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queens University Belfast and the Arts Council Northern Ireland to promote children’s reading and writing. […]

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NI 100 Time Capsule Project

By Ballyclare High School on 5 May, 2022

  Ballyclare High School’s time capsule to celebrate Northern Ireland 100 years has been buried in the Millennium Garden by Dr K Conway, Principal Dr Rainey and Head Boy Peter Gillespie and Head Girl Megan Cochrane. Dr Conway led the way in the collation of some very interesting information about our school for those in […]

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Head Boy and Head Girl Appointments

By Ballyclare High School on 29 April, 2022

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Prefects Appointed

By Ballyclare High School on 8 April, 2022

Congratulations to all those pupils selected to the Prefect Team.  

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GES Group apprenticeship programme.

By Ballyclare High School on 5 April, 2022

This morning, the HR manager and an engineer from the GES Group spoke to some Year 12 boys about their apprenticeship programme. They work with NRC producing apprentices in electrical engineering, electrical installation and mechanical engineering. 6 positions on offer this year.

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Spring Concert

By Ballyclare High School on 1 April, 2022

  We were entertained by a fantastic programme and an array of musical talent on Wednesday evening during our Spring Concert. From Wind Band, Jazz Band, Junior Orchestra, Senior Orchestra, Solo performances to Junior Choir and Chamber Choir, ranging from Chopin to Meatloaf, this concert had it all. Pupils thoroughly enjoyed being back on stage […]

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Spring Honours 29th March

By Ballyclare High School on 30 March, 2022

  It was wonderful to have our Spring Honours Assembly today and recognise such fantastic achievements from our pupils. Thank you to our pupils and staff for all the hard work and dedication.  24 Honours Blazers were awarded for Representative Honours, 3 Special Pockets, 65 Senior Pockets, 102 Inter Pockets and 28 Junior Pockets across […]

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Creative Pupil

By Ballyclare High School on 22 March, 2022

  Congratulations again to pupil Zara Craig whose work has been selected to be part of and indeed be the image of The Education Authority Autism Advisory and Intervention Service Art Exhibition.     The theme of the exhibition is What Autism means to me: Creative Voices and the exhibition features over 100 pieces of artwork from […]

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Digital School House E-Sports Competition

By Ballyclare High School on 21 March, 2022

This year Ballyclare High School won the Northern Ireland regionals for the Digital School House E-Sports Competition. Our 3 team Members and 2 Shout casters, who were decided by an inhouse tournament, went to Manchester to represent our school in the semi-finals with a chance to go to London. But against some of the best […]

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Job Advertisement – Building Supervisor

By Ballyclare High School on 18 March, 2022

Enthusiastic and able person needed for short term employment (due to illness) to carry out Building Supervisor-type duties. It is also essential that applicant is reliable and adaptable. To apply for this position please contact the school office directly on 02893322244.

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Job Advertisement for Clerical Member of Staff

By Ballyclare High School on 17 March, 2022

We currently have the following vacancy to join our Office Staff to cover for a short-term leave of 6-8 weeks from the 21st march 2022. Full-time hours. Duties include normal office work and supportive work in a busy office. Applicants must be able to work unsupervised and to maintain confidentiality. It is also essential that […]

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Radio Star

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  Alex Corr took to the airwaves again with Radio Ulster this time to tell us about the ‘Mile in My Shoes.’ challenge this weekend. Good Luck to Alex this Saturday as he embarks on this event for the NI Cancer Fund for Children at Antrim Castle Gardens. Alex is part of this Charity’s committee […]

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Period Poverty

By Ballyclare High School on 16 March, 2022

    ‘Ballyclare High is doing their part to abolish the stigma of periods. We feel privileged to be part of raising awareness about period dignity to both boys and girls in school.’ stated our Health and Wellbeing Ambassadors today as we took the ‘help to end period poverty’ campaign and free sanitary products to the […]

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Irish Cross Country Championships

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Congratulations to Holly Collins (year 10) who represented the school and Ulster in the Junior Girls’ race at the Irish Cross Country Championships at Mallusk on Saturday 12th of March. She placed 28th.

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Message from EA

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The Education Authority (EA) has warned of expected disruption next week to some school and youth services as a result of a notified 7-day strike by Unite the Union from Monday 21st March to Sunday 27th March. The EA are working hard with schools, youth services and our partners to minimise any disruption to children […]

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