BBC Radio Ulster stars our own Zoe Fleck Monday 2.55pm

By Ballyclare High School on 1 June, 2020

Current Sixth Former Zoe and her mum talk to Radio Ulster about what it is like living with CHD and the support they have received from the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. Earlier this year Zoe and friends successfully organised a fundraising break to provide a £300 monitoring device for this charity which would allow another young […]

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Healthy House Challenge

By Ballyclare High School on 28 May, 2020

Let’s get posting……..

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Healthy Selfie!

By Ballyclare High School on 18 May, 2020

  Ballyclare High PE department are running house competitions over the next 6 weeks with an aim to keep year 8-10 as active as possible! We hope families will get involved as well because exercise has never been as important as it is now!Let’s stay active folks!

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Healthy Me Zoom session

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Ballyclare teens’ Ben Nevis challenge raises hundreds for Tearfund

By Ballyclare High School on 14 May, 2020

A group of young people from Ballyclare including BHS pupils have raised over £900 to help people who are living with extreme poverty during the coronavirus pandemic. The teenagers, who are members of Kilbride Presbyterian Church’s senior Bible class, have been virtually climbing Ben Nevis at their homes over the last 14 days. The money […]

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Calling all 13-18 years old – Join Virtual Cyber School today – Limited places available

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Whether you’re already a white-hat hacker in training or you’ve never touched a keyboard before, you can join our online Virtual Cyber School.   Studying from home doesn’t have to be a chore. Join our Virtual Cyber School, in partnership with HM Government, where you will gain access to CyberStart Game until 31st August 2020 […]

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Year 8: Become A Young Story Keeper!

By Ballyclare High School on 13 May, 2020

Calling all 7-12 year-olds, Fighting Words & Great Lighthouses of Ireland want your stories! To celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg, Great Lighthouses of Ireland and Fighting Words are inviting 7-12 year-olds to become Young Storykeepers! All you have to do is create a story inspired by lighthouses! www.fightingwords.ie

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National Youth Theatre Success

By Ballyclare High School on 11 May, 2020

  Following a successful audition earlier this year Tait Brennan (10 R) has secured a place in NATIONAL YOUTH THEATRE.  This is an incredible achievement.  Places are highly sought after and thousands apply every year.   National Youth Theatre discovers, develops and platforms exceptional performers, aged 14-25 from all over the UK, and is recognized […]

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Digital Health & Wellbeing at Home

By Ballyclare High School on 8 May, 2020

Please find below some useful images and links from our E-Safety Officer relating to Digital Health & Wellbeing at Home;

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Congratulations

By Ballyclare High School on 5 May, 2020

  Jack Patterson has been selected for the Club NI elite football programme from September 2020. This programme is the UEFA IFA elite player pathway. He will be boarding at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown from Sunday to Friday and after attending school he will have specialist training sessions each afternoon and evening. We wish […]

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More talented staff and former pupils

By Ballyclare High School on 29 April, 2020

Member of staff Helen Duff and former pupil Katy Lenaghan compose and perform their own music. This is their latest song called Long Lost Friend.

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Ballyclare High English Teacher writes book

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Careers: Army Officer Scholarship Scheme

By Ballyclare High School on 22 April, 2020

Army Officer Scholarship Schemes are now available, apply by 30th April using the link details below. https://www.prospects.ac.uk/employer-profiles/british-army-1610/jobs/army-officer-scholarship-scheme-2682509?utm_medium=email_alert&utm_content=19790&utm_campaign=newAlerts&utm_source=alert

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Fundraising Success

By Ballyclare High School on 20 April, 2020

Congratulations to our Year 13 and 14 who earlier in the term held a fundraising break event for the Children’s Heartbeat Trust. This event was led by Zoe Fleck and the aim to raise £300 for a home device for another young person to prevent so many medical visits which they have achieved. Well done […]

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Sad News

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  The Ballyclare High School Community announces with sadness the passing of the former Head of Music Mr Roy McKay on the 9th April in Crewe, Cheshire. Mr McKay had relocated to England a short time ago to be close to his daughter Jennifer and son-in-law David. Time of service in BHS to come on […]

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Sad news

By Ballyclare High School on 20 March, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and senior teacher Dr Austin Millar. Dr Millar was an integral part of all that Ballyclare High School has achieved and exemplified over the last 25 years. A kind and compassionate character who was devoted to his pupils and colleagues alike; […]

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Telephone and Web Support for Young People, March 2020

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Coronavirus Update

By Ballyclare High School on 18 March, 2020

Following the correspondence from Peter Weir, Education Minister, Ballyclare High School is closed for normal operations until further notice. Currently the school is open to provide relief for the Year 8 – Year 10 children of “Key Workers’ as outlined by the government directive. Pupils have work set by their teachers. All parents and staff […]

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Spring Concert is cancelled

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Apologies for any inconvenience caused but in light of widespread concerns about the coronavirus, our Spring Concert is now cancelled. Refunds will be issued via the School Office. Please bring your ticket as proof of purchase.

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Spring Concert

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It is with sincere disappointment that we announce the cancellation of our Annual Spring Concert. It is a Ballyclare High tradition that we cherish, and brings up fond memories for so many us, but at this time we must consider the well-being of our pupils, staff and wider community. Well done to those of you […]

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Arts Council grant success

By Ballyclare High School on 17 March, 2020

  The music department has been successful in securing a grant for musical instruments from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The school has been able to purchase a piccolo, a bass clarinet, a tenor saxophone and a baritone saxophone, thanks to this funding.  Head of Music, Dorothy Orr, is delighted with this award and […]

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Ulster Youth Choir Workshop

By Ballyclare High School on 16 March, 2020

Fantastic opportunity for our Chamber Choir who participated in a workshop with the Artistic Musical Director of the Ulster Youth Choir.  The pupils worked on some of the programme for our forthcoming Spring Concert on Thursday 26th March. Some of the choir members had the opportunity to audition for the Ulster Youth Choir who will have […]

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Preparation for Coronavirus Closure

By Ballyclare High School on 13 March, 2020

In the event that Ballyclare High School is forced to close due to the Coronavirus situation, pupils are expected to log into My-School and navigate to Fronter and find their subjects they have timetabled for each day. Here they will find materials and guidance provided by their teachers. In the unlikely event of My-School not […]

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Athletics Captains 2020

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Congratulations to Katie McCullough our new Club Captain and to all our girls’ athletics captains. Year 9 Erin Cochrane, Year 10 Ellie Gould and Erin McCartney, Year 11 Jen Lamont, Inters Issy McGrugan and Seniors Molly Dougan. Wishing you ever success for the season ahead.

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A2 PE Event

By Ballyclare High School on 11 March, 2020

  Congratulations to our A2 PE students who raised £200 for Aware NI. They organised an Olympic themed event in the Sixmile Water Park for Year 8. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed participating and competing in various challenges. Aware NI aims to help people with depression in our community. Pictured are Adam and Luke with Orlaith […]

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