Year 14 Careers with PwC

By Ballyclare High School on 6 September, 2019

Year 14 Careers Great career opportunities available with PwC please click below to find out more https://issuu.com/thinkfinch/docs/pwc_schools_newsletter__autumn_2019  

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ParentApp: Calling all parents & carers to sign up for the new academic year

By Ballyclare High School on 5 September, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer, Much has been done to enhance our communication with you over the past few years. Our website has been redesigned and is updated weekly, messages via social media are now common place and e-mails and newsletters are frequent. The next step to providing you with important information is to introduce Parent App. Parent […]

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Calling all parents & carers: Request to download SIMS Parent app

By Ballyclare High School on 3 September, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer, Much has been done to enhance our communication with you over the past few years. Our website has been redesigned and is updated weekly, messages via social media are now common place and e-mails and newsletters are frequent. The next step to providing you with important information is to introduce Parent App. Parent […]

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Family Open Days

By Ballyclare High School on 2 September, 2019

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Welcome Year 8

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What a wonderful first day at Ballyclare High School. Lots of happy faces and very smartly dressed new pupils entered the building. We want to say welcome to both you and our school community.        

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Ballyclare High teacher returns from study visit to Israel

By Ballyclare High School on 30 August, 2019

Ballyclare High School’s history teacher, Dr Kevin Conway, has returned to school keenly anticipating the start of a new term having spent the first half of August studying in Israel, with the Holocaust Educational Trust. Dr Conway attended an International School run by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre located just outside Jerusalem. The […]

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Lap of the Lough ‘Done and Dusted’

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Congratulations to all our staff members who took part in cycling’s Lap of the Lough at the weekend. This fit group of seven staff undertook this challenge to support former Head Boy Dave Hollinger in his recovery from a brain stem stroke. Please visit Inspired by Dave to find out more.  

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Mrs Pat Moffitt remembered

By Ballyclare High School on 23 August, 2019

The staff and pupils extend their deepest sympathies to the extended family of Mrs Pat Moffitt who was laid to rest this week. Mrs Moffitt was a gifted linguist who taught both French and German at Ballyclare High School from 1957-1996. She was also a junior hockey coach, and involved in amateur dramatics. Her kind […]

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GCSE Results August 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 22 August, 2019

Once again GCSE students at Ballyclare High have done exceptionally well. This year all pupils have been examined in new courses and grade boundaries have been recalibrated across the province with the award of fewer top grades. Despite that, pupils have maintained the consistently high standards. 57 pupils secured all A*/A (9-7) grades, 28 had […]

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A Level Results

By Ballyclare High School on 15 August, 2019

Pupils and staff at Ballyclare High are once again celebrating outstanding A level results this morning. For the third year in a row scores across all key indicators have risen. 99.9% of pupils secured pass grades in three or more A level subjects with 82% of them recording three or more A*-C grades. A*/A grades […]

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Best wishes to 6th form on results day!

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Arrangements reminder. Results will be available from 9am. Year 13 interviews from 9-12. Careers advice 9-12 and 1-3pm Exam mark requests 10-12 and 1-3pm.

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Football

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Congratulations to Jack Patterson Year 10 who has been selected to represent Northern Ireland U15s this week. The team will play in Wales v their hosts, Malta and Cyprus. Good luck to Jack and the team from Ballyclare High.

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History News

By Ballyclare High School on 14 August, 2019

Dr Conway is in Jerusalem studying at Yad Vashem, the State Holocaust Museum of Israel. He had the opportunity to meet Dr Efraim Zuroff. Chief Nazi-Hunter of the Simon Wisenthal Centre.

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Mr Tommy Young. Ballyclare High School 1972-2006

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The school community extends our deepest sympathies to Sandra and Stephen and the wider family circle on the passing of our esteemed colleague Tommy Young. His influence in Ballyclare High spans over many decades as a sportsman, a teacher, a coach, a mentor, a positive influence and a friend; his legacy is ever present. Tommy […]

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Let’s Get Ready to Read

By Ballyclare High School on 28 June, 2019

  Let’s Get Ready to Read! Check out these reading recommendations from the English Department and a number of our pupils: The Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness, The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, The Fault In Our Stars by Jon Green, Murder Most Unladylike Series by Robin Stevens, The “Power of Five” series by […]

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McKinney ICT Microgrant Award

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Jonny Nelson of the Spanish department in Ballyclare High School has been announced as the fifth winner of the McKinney Microgrant Award. This scheme is designed to encourage and promote innovative use of ICT at grassroots classroom level that will have a positive impact on the pupils’ learning. Mr Nelson applied to use the microgrant […]

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YEAR 12 SCHOOL LEAVERS CAREERS

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YEAR 12 SCHOOL LEAVERS The Essential Design Group is looking for school leavers with good computer skills, some experience of autocad and a willingness to work hard and on their own initiative to start work during the summer. Training will be provided leading to the prospect of earning £30,000. If interested, please contact Oliver Higgins […]

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North Coast Cricket Tour: U13s undefeated.

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  Ballyclare High School under 13s 170 for 6 wickets, Jacob Scarlett 50 not out, Harry Creighton 31. Limavady 78 all out, Kalyan’s Bhrama 3 wickets for 19. Ballyclare High School won by 93 runs.  

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh

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  Our Duke of Edinburgh pupils have had an interesting time during their recent expedition. Well done on completing!  

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Ballyclare High School Summer Newsletter 2019

By Ballyclare High School on 26 June, 2019

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Cricket: U14s Win in an exciting final.

By Ballyclare High School on 25 June, 2019

   Ulster Schools’ U14s Plate semi-final. Lisneal College, Derry 78 for 8, N Simpson 20, G Leckey 2 wickets for 9 runs. Ballyclare High School U14s 81 for 6, F Lutton 41 not out, S Kincaid 2 wickets for 7 runs. Ballyclare High School WIN by 2 wickets.  Final v RBAI,  date to be confirmed.  […]

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Ulster Schools’ Athletics Team

By Ballyclare High School on 24 June, 2019

Congratulations to Kelsey Smyth, Issy McGrugan, Katie McCullough and Kathryn Coombs on their performances at the Inter-provincial Championships. All scored valuable points for Ulster, Issy and Katie placing 4th in the 200m and javelin respectfully. Kathryn finishing 7th and 9th in discus and shot and Kelsey 9th in hammer.  The icing on the cake was […]

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University Roadshow arrives at our doors again

By Ballyclare High School on 21 June, 2019

This event is proving to be both popular and informative for our Sixth Former’s who gain valuable information into the process of applying to University and what is on offer to them.      

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8 players involved in Ulster representative rugby this summer

By Ballyclare High School on 20 June, 2019

  Representative Rugby Best wishes, enjoy and good luck to 8 pupils this summer who will be involved in an Ulster Rugby Age Grade programme ranging from U16-U19 level. U16 James Spence and Zachary Scarlett U17 Angus Robson, Owen Warren and Robert Reid U18 Adam Barron U19 Jack Gamble and Mark Jackson   U16 and […]

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Electric Ireland Super Schools Festival Report

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  Electric Ireland Super Schools Festival On Wednesday the 12th June the girls’ football teams from Years 8-11 travelled to Mallusk playing fields to take part in the Northern Ireland’s super schools festival. There was over 120 teams entered into the competition, each trying to become cup winners. Our year 10 & 11 team started […]

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