Virtual Open Evening

By Ballyclare High School on 5 January, 2022

Our Virtual Open Evening goes live this Thursday 6th January at 7pm with all information placed on the Home Page carousel of our website. Please see our pupil invitation for you to take a peek inside our classrooms.    

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Crisp Bag Donations

By Ballyclare High School on 17 December, 2021

    Year 8 have been busy collecting empty crisp packets from our pupils during the month of December. These will then be recycled and made into blankets to help the homeless, 80 crisp bags can create a waterproof blanket. The foil on the inside of the crisp bag will help retain heat and make […]

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Retirement

By Ballyclare High School on 16 December, 2021

    Mr Philip Leckey who has been a member of staff for 33 years has decided to retire from teaching. We will sorely miss his expertise and dedication to the pupils in his care. A unique and colourful character it will also be much quieter around our corridors, inside the classroom and beside the […]

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Digital SchoolHouse – Esports Tournament

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The annual E Sports tournament was held on Wednesday 15th December at Ballyclare High School. Sponsored by the national Digital School House programme, the tournament aim is to show students that Esports is not just about playing games, but that by taking part they learn skills that are vital for personal development. Students might not […]

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Carol Service

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  Christmas is not Christmas at Ballyclare High School without our annual Carol Service and it is with glad hearts that we were able to hold an uplifting service of reading and music.  

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Festive Giving

By Ballyclare High School on 15 December, 2021

    Thank you to all pupils and parents who were involved in putting together fantastic food hampers and in showing such thoughtfulness for others at this time of year. The hampers will be delivered to needy families in the Ballyclare area. The winners of the ‘Best Decorated Hamper’ were 10L and some of the […]

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Seamus Heaney Visit

By Ballyclare High School on 14 December, 2021

    Year 10 pupils thoroughly enjoyed their visit to poet Seamus Heaney Home Place, where they learnt about his life and works. They participated in the Alphabets workshop which looked at the language and imagery we associate with our own home place. Staff who accompanied the group were delighted by pupils’ level of engagement […]

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Ballyclare High school launch their Safer Schools NI App!

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We are delighted to invite our school community to download our new Safer Schools NI App, provided to Ballyclare High by the Department of Education and INEQE Safeguarding Group.  For our families, our Safer Schools NI App provides easy-to-follow steps to make homes and devices safer, will keep parents up to date with the current […]

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Preloved Uniform

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  Thank you so much for your contribution to this scheme. It has been wonderful to see such a response and it speaks volumes as to the caring nature of our community.

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Winter Honours

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    Congratulations to our Year 14 pupils who gained Honours Pockets for Music during Winter Honours.

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Period Dignity

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    Ballyclare High School fully supports the new Period Dignity policy, which aims to break down the stigma and taboo around periods. We welcome the opportunity to take part in the pilot project which aims to improve the accessibility and availability of essential care needed to support the menstrual needs of our female pupils, […]

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Job Advertisement

By Ballyclare High School on 13 December, 2021

Advertisement for Clerical Member of Staff   We currently have the following vacancy to join our Office Staff to cover for a maternity leave from the 24th January 2022. Full-time hours. Duties include normal office work and supportive work in a busy office. Applicants should have previous office experience. They must be able to work […]

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Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 9 December, 2021

    Congratulations to 6th form pupil Amy Blackbourne whose composition ‘A VIEW FROM HERE’ was the winning entry in Ulster University’s Poetry Competition organised by the English subject team at Ulster University and School Partnerships last year. Amy won a trip for her class to the Seamus Heaney Homeplace which they have just been able […]

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Show Jumping Success

By Ballyclare High School on 8 December, 2021

    Congratulations to our Novice Show Jumping Team who represented the School in the TRI Equestrian NI Inter Schools Show Jumping League. The team finished in 13th place, in a really big class, so another great result. That squad was: Katie Flanagan, Rylee Boyd, Ella Lindsay, Eve Lindsay. Well done also to Hannah Kernohan who finished […]

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Show Jumping Success

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    Congratulations to our Open Show Jumping Team who represented our School in the TRI Equestrian NI Inter Schools Show Jumping League. The Open team finished in 6th place in the league through the efforts of Katie Flanagan, Felicity McConnell, Erin McClernon, Lucca Moore, Ella Lindsay and Jack Morrow.

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ENTHUSE Partnership Success

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  We are delighted to have been selected as a STEM Enthuse Lead School and a result shave gained access to £20,000 worth of funding. This will support our own stem projects and our STEM Ambassador programme where our pupils work with our local feeder Primary Schools. Our partnership for this programme is with Fairview, […]

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Today kicks off Computer Science Education Week – 6.12.21 to 10.12.21.

By Ballyclare High School on 6 December, 2021

Today kicks off Computer Science Education Week – 6.12.21 to 10.12.21.   Here at Ballyclare High School, we have been doing Hour of Code with our KS3 pupils. Throughout the week, we have other activities planned including our STEM ENTHUSE Launch event on Tuesday 7.12.21 and our Year 8 IT Blitz Day on Wednesday 8.12.21. […]

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Winter Honours Assembly

By Ballyclare High School on 3 December, 2021

  Our Winter Honours Ceremony took place today with particular emphasis on the commitment of our Year 14s who have worked consistently to develop themselves, contribute to others and school life. 26 pockets for hard work, achievement and dedication were awarded across seven cultural and sporting activities. In addition, 17 Honours Blazers were awarded to […]

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Ballyclare High School Press Statement

By Ballyclare High School on 30 November, 2021

    Today Ballyclare High School officially relaunched their new recycling campaign with the support of Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Councillors Vera McWilliam and Norrie Ramsay.   Ballyclare High School has a very strong track record in terms of promoting environmental sustainability. This is evidenced by the School’s success in an array of environmental awards […]

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Grant success

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Congratulations again to Mrs K Young who has successfully applied and received a grant from the British science association. This grant will allow schools to run and resource STEM projects and will give free entry to any of our pupils who wish to enter a project for a CREST award for this year. In addition, […]

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Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 26 November, 2021

  Congratulations to Zara Craig yet again. Her artwork ‘New Beginnings’ has been chosen to be displayed by Texaco across all their forecourts in Northern Ireland.

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Buddies Breakfast

By Ballyclare High School on 25 November, 2021

  As a thank you to our Buddies for all the great work they are doing a celebration breakfast was held on Tuesday morning for them and supported by the relevant Heads of Year. A big thank you to this team for all your help!

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Important message about Bus 6

By Ballyclare High School on 23 November, 2021

Bus 6 Templepatrick – from Wednesday 24th November the bus will be leaving at 8.40am (10 mins earlier).

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FAO – Years 11, 12, 13 and Parents

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click link to register; https://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/EPS-UG/Events/ComputingParentsEvening/

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Sporting Success

By Ballyclare High School on 19 November, 2021

Oliver Gunning’s Commonwealth Games dream has been given a boost with a £2000 bursary from Bluewater Financial Palling in association with the Mary Peters Trust. click link below; https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/rising-northern-ireland-stars-sophie-earley-and-oliver-gunning-have-commonwealth-games-dream-41063881.html

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