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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Bus no 7

By Ballyclare High School on 15 November, 2021

  Bus No 7 will not be able to turn down the Trenchhill Road today due to road works so there is no access to Ballyboley. It will drive to the five corners and along the Saw Mill road.

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Sporting Success

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  Congratulations to Holly Collins from year 10 who has qualified to take part in the All Ireland U16 Even Age Group Cross Country in Dublin Sunday 21st November and again for the U15 All Irelands in Kilkenny on Sunday 5th December. She will be part of the County Antrim Team in both events. Good […]

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We Need your support

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  Please support us to gain a Mental Health Athlete Mentorship Programme and £1000 of equipment from Lidl. Each time you shop just keep your receipt and log on to Lidl NI, click Community Works on the top of the page, click on the picture of young people. You will then be prompted to add […]

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FAO – ALL Year 12 and Year 14 pupils – Sentinus IT Placement

By Ballyclare High School on 12 November, 2021

To apply for an IT placement on the Sentinus Research Academy please follow the link http://www.sentinus.co.uk/programmes/it-research-placements/      

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Remembrance Service

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  ‘Lest we forget’ Pupils and staff across school took part in Remembrance Services and today we honour those who fell in war, conflict, and peacekeeping. The names of past pupils who lost their lives serving in different conflicts from around the world resonated in school halls as their voices once did. Services concluded with […]

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Equestrian Achievement

By Ballyclare High School on 8 November, 2021

            Congratulations to our Open Show jumping Team who had a successful day at the NI Equestrian Inter-Schools Competition at the Meadows Equestrian Centre on Saturday taking 6th place in the 1 metre class.  Team members are Katie Flanagan (Yr 12), Felicity McConnell (Yr 12), Erin McClernon (Yr 11) and Jack […]

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Library News

By Ballyclare High School on 26 October, 2021

  Our Librarian Mrs Scott has been busy in the school library. click link below; Newsletter AUTUMN 21

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Are you interested in CyberSecurity?

By Ballyclare High School on 21 October, 2021

If you are interested in a career in CyberSecurity, please register to join the free training programme – Cyber Gateway Aptitude Programme. It is FREE and would look very good on your CV or UCAS for a future employer. It also will provides you with links to companies that might employ you within this field, […]

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Ballyclare High Achievers Q&A with Paul Morrow (Class of ’73)

By Ballyclare High School on 20 October, 2021

Past Pupil Q&A with Paul Morrow (Class of ’73). Paul is UK Chairman of British Bakels and a former Master of the Worshipful Company of Bakers.

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Spelling Bee Results

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Today year 8 took part in a Spelling Bee, the winning House was Russel! Well done to all who took part!    

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Sporting Success

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2021

  Oliver Gunning is going to be busy over the holidays. He is taking part in the World Cup Para Triathlon Championship in Portugal then flies directly to Abu Dhabi for the World Finals where he will compete against all the Olympic finalists. Good luck to Oliver, his team and coaches.

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Sporting Success

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  Congratulations to Jack Patterson who has been selected for the NI U17 Football Team who will play in the UEFA Qualifying Championships next week. Good luck to players and coaches.

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Former pupil

By Ballyclare High School on 13 October, 2021

  Former pupil Ryan Greer aims to take our local Kilwaughter Castle back to its glory days, we always knew he would make history! The star of many musical shows in school, who can forget his role as Fagan in Oliver and he is continuing to display his creative side with this project. Kilwaughter Castle […]

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White Ribbon NI visit

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Ballyclare High School is honoured to be the first school visited by re-established White Ribbon NI, which is part of a global movement to end male violence against women. Today our Year 13 pupils, males and females were engaged in discussions with White Ribbon NI and local Councillor Glenn Finlay. In Northern Ireland the White Ribbon […]

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Sporting Success

By Ballyclare High School on 11 October, 2021

  Congratulations to Stuart Nesbitt U14, former pupil Adam Buchanan U16 and Alex Darragh U18 who were all selected to represent Ulster in the Interprovincial Championships. The Ulster U16 Team won their Championship, the Ulster U14s finished second and the U18s third.

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Fun at Breckenhill

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  Our Years 8s took part in some team building activities with their class at Breckenhill. Great fun was had by all including their form tutors and buddies.   click link below for short video: IMG_0110  

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Education Minister Visit

By Ballyclare High School on 8 October, 2021

Staff and pupils were delighted to receive a visit from the NI Education Minister Michele McIlveen today. During her visit she met with Dr Michelle Rainey, Principal, and senior staff before attending the Controlled Grammar Schools’ Forum being held on site.  

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Vodafone Digital Parenting magazine

By Ballyclare High School on 4 October, 2021

We want everyone to get the most out of technology and enjoy happy and safe digital lives. With up-to-date articles and expert advice, you’ll find plenty of resources and support in the Vodafone Digital Parenting magazine – helping you make the right digital choices for your family.

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