Condolences extended

By Ballyclare High School on 23 October, 2020

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of a former Head of Geography Mrs Mary MacKay, a faithful and dedicated member of staff who believed in her subject and the power of education for all.  Mrs MacKay passed away peacefully and we extend our deepest sympathies to her children Neil and Katherine and […]

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Condolences extended

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of a former member of Ballyclare High School’s Board of Governors, Mr Gerard James Nutt. A loyal governor, he and wife Rosemary were great supporters of school events. Mr Nutt passed away peacefully at home and we extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Rosemary, sons […]

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Careers News – RAF

By Ballyclare High School on 21 October, 2020

  Please find attached details of 4 fantastic virtual “Access all Areas” events provided by the Royal Air Force throughout October and November. These events can be accessed by any student/teacher/guardian that has an interest in a potential career in the Royal Air Force. The platform is limitless, so they are open to everyone across […]

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Science Success

By Ballyclare High School on 16 October, 2020

Congratulations to our science department and in particular Mrs Young on securing funding from Smallpeice trust’s #IAMSET programme. The Smallpeice trust is an educational charity that has been around since the 1960’s but has just launched into Northern Ireland this year.  They work with young people to encourage personal development in STEM and engineering and […]

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Message for all Year 12 Parents

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2020

The School’s Careers Adviser, Mary Coleman, will begin individual careers interviews via email with Year 12 pupils starting next week. These are designed to help pupils with post-16 options and career plans. Usually face-to-face, they will be conducted via email this year. All Year 12 pupils have been offered a career guidance interview, but to […]

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Sporting Success

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Congratulations to Rachel Black (U16) Rachel Cox (U16)and Megan Cochrane (U18) who have been selected to represent Ulster Hockey at U16 and U18 level in the up and coming Interprovincial series.

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Former Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 9 October, 2020

  Congratulations to former pupil Chris Busby on his appointment as referee to his first PRO14 for the match between Dragons and Zebre at Rodney Parade in Newport on Friday evening (October 9). He has already officiated at International level and was awarded referee of the Year by the Ulster Branch 2018.  Well done Chris and […]

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School Routine Update

By Ballyclare High School on 6 October, 2020

Updated 6-10-20 The school experience for all pupils and staff is, inevitably, very different as a result of the necessary constraints imposed by the current circumstances. The presentation below is a brief summary of some of the changes which have been made to keep pupils and staff as safe as possible.

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Coronavirus Update

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Updated 6-10-20 The school experience for all pupils and staff is, inevitably, very different as a result of the necessary constraints imposed by the current circumstances. The presentation below is a brief summary of some of the changes which have been made to keep pupils and staff as safe as possible.

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Former Pupils’ Success

By Ballyclare High School on 25 September, 2020

Congratulations to Kealan Mitchell and Adam Clarke. Winners of the of the BDO Micéal Murphy Award at Queens university.  

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BHS Geography stands out from the crowd

By Ballyclare High School on 22 September, 2020

  Ballyclare High School Geography Department are celebrating having just been awarded the Secondary Geography Quality Mark in September 2020 by the Geographical Association. This is the fifth time Ballyclare High School have received this accolade. The Secondary Geography Quality Mark is a prestigious award which recognises and promotes quality and progress in geography leadership, […]

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Prize Giving Awards Ceremony 29th September

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  Ballyclare High are delighted to share that history-making Mandy Hickson is to be guest speaker at their very ‘different’ Prize Giving Awards ceremony. Mandy made her first acquaintance with senior staff from the school during a business networking conference in Belfast last year and much of what she espoused then with effusive enthusiasm, resonated […]

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2020 School Magazine released

By Ballyclare High School on 19 September, 2020

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2020 School Magazine

By Ballyclare High School on 18 September, 2020

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Pupil Leadership

By Ballyclare High School on 15 September, 2020

  Congratulations to Ballyclare High Senior Pupil Leadership Team who have been awarded with their Prefects badges. We wish them every success as they undertake their roles this year led by Amy McGookin Head Girl and Harry Beckington Head Boy.  

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Former Pupil success

By Ballyclare High School on 10 September, 2020

Congratulations to former pupil Callum Irwin, who has recently graduated from Ulster University with a first class honours degree in Culinary Arts Management. In addition he is the recipient of the inaugural Ken Hom – Lee Kum Kee Scholarship. Hosted by the Oxford Cultural Collective, the scholarship is designed to promote understanding of Asian culinary […]

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Former pupil success in gaming world

By Ballyclare High School on 8 September, 2020

  Former pupil Dr David George Doak success in the gaming world. David has had a truly varied career studying biochemistry at Oxford University and working as a research scientist until he began his video game career with the company Rare. He provided network support for Donkey Kong Country 3 and helped develop the critically […]

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Former pupil organises Larne Half Marathon

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  One of former pupil James McIlroy’s Olympic GB Athletics’ shirts is displayed proudly at the entrance to the Montgomery Sports Hall. He has represented GB at European World Championships and Olympics and given both our school and local club Ballymena & Antrim a helping hand in the past. This time is the challenge of […]

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Pupil Leadership

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Congratulations to the following pupils on their successful applications to become Buddies this year. The Buddy system is an integral part of our pastoral system and we are delighted to have pupils who strive to become these role models and leaders to Year 8 and 9.  

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School Library Update

By Ballyclare High School on 7 September, 2020

At Ballyclare High School we think promoting a reading culture is very important both in supporting personal wellbeing and in improving standards across the board.  Before lockdown we encouraged our pupils to borrow a number of books from the library to help keep them reading whilst out of school. It is time to return those […]

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Welcome to our new Year 8 pupils

By Ballyclare High School on 28 August, 2020

The air was full of excitement this morning as we welcomed our new Year 8 pupils for their first day with us at Ballyclare High. It was wonderful to have them with us in school and there were smiles all round from both pupils and staff. We welcome not just them but our parents too […]

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Updated School Routines – 27th August 2020

By Ballyclare High School on 27 August, 2020

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What parents should do if their child displays Covid symptoms or tests positive

By Ballyclare High School on 25 August, 2020

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School Transport Advice from Dept of Transport

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1st September onwards School transport will not operate on 31st August.  All school transport services will resume as normal from 1st September 2020.   Help us to help your pupils Here are the things that your pupils can do to help keep themselves, and others, safe on their journey: Wash their hands regularly and especially […]

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New Routines in Ballyclare High School

By Ballyclare High School on 24 August, 2020

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