Asda Bag Pack – Saturday 14th December

By Ballyclare High School on 12 November, 2019

Can you spare an hour or two between 10am and 6pm on Saturday 14th December to help bag pack in Asda. Please email Mrs Wallace on jwallace273@c2kni.net if you can volunteer your time. Pupils in Years 8-12 welcome to help if they’re accompanied by an adult; pupils in Years 13/14 able to help without adult […]

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Christmas Trees for sale!

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In order to raise funds for sheltered bag racks in our playground, the PTAFA will have a selection of Nordman Fir Trees for sale (trees supplied by NI Farm Forestry.) Trees range from 4ft-7ft and are priced from £25-45. They are available to pre-order online until 25th November and you will receive 10% off if […]

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Great Opportunities at PwC

By Ballyclare High School on 11 November, 2019

Opportunities for Year 13 and 14 at PwC   PwC currently have a Spring 2020 School Leaver role available for those who have already achieved their A-levels or equivalent. This role is for those who would like to join us as a trainee accountant in our Operate: Compliance Operations team in Belfast this March 2020. […]

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Ulster Schools’ Champions of Champions Badminton Tournament

By Ballyclare High School on 8 November, 2019

  Ulster Schools’ Champions of Champions Badminton Tournament, National Badminton Centre, Lisburn. Ballyclare High School players competed well in singles and doubles events. Best performance was from Minor Boys doubles pair Isaac Shiels and Ryan McCauley, semi-finals.

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Cinemagic Short Film Festival Awards

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  We are delighted to announce that Rebecca Alcorn in A2 Moving Image Arts has won the Cinemagic Short Film Festival Award. Harvey Loftus was also ‘Highly Commended’ by the judges for his short film. Both films were showcased at the Queens Film Theatre in Belfast. It is a fantastic achievement and we are very proud of them.  

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U12 Rugby pilot programme with Ulster Rugby

By Ballyclare High School on 6 November, 2019

Year 8 continuing their excellent work yesterday in cooperation with Ulster Rugby as part of their pilot programme in delivery of a model for a player centred development to deliver excellent rugby performance.  

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Spelling Bee Winners!

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Congratulations to Dixon winners of the Year 8 Spelling Bee!

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Queens University Tech Degree Opportunity

By Ballyclare High School on 25 October, 2019

Queen’s University Tech Degree Apprenticeship Info Evening on Monday 11th November from 6pm – 8pm at the QUB Computer Science Building (18 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RT). This event is open to students, parents and teachers who want to find out more about our Queen’s Uni Tech Degree Apprenticeship programme. Our Technology Degree Apprenticeship is […]

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School Development Plan 2019

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We Will Rock You!!

By Ballyclare High School on 24 October, 2019

This production certainly ‘rocked the house’ and had the audience singing and moving along to the numerous hit songs by Queen. This modern musical brought colour, technical effects and lively performances to the stage. Well done to all our pupils whatever their involvement, on stage or behind the scenes in another great production. Also a […]

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Congratulations to the Poetry Aloud Team!

By Ballyclare High School on 23 October, 2019

Congratulations to the Poetry Aloud team on their performances in the NI heat of the competition. Well done to Year 9 pupil Jonathan Marshall who goes through to the Semi-Final in Dublin for the second year running. We wish Jonathan ongoing success in the competition next month.

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Check out the 2019 School Magazine

By Ballyclare High School on 22 October, 2019

2019 Magazine

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Badminton & Cricket Success

By Ballyclare High School on 21 October, 2019

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Schools Cup: Ballyclare High 36 Omagh Academy 17 (Group C)

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Great result for Ballyclare High! https://thefrontrowunion.com/2019/10/schools-cup-ballyclare-high-36-omagh-academy-17-group-c/      

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Sixth Form Shine at Formal

By Ballyclare High School on 18 October, 2019

The annual Sixth Form Formal was held in Galgorm’s Great Hall. The evening was full of glamour and grandeur and both pupils and staff had a wonderful evening. Thanks to Senior Prefects who organised the event for us all to enjoy.

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The Big Book Boost!

By Ballyclare High School on 17 October, 2019

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Please note: We have been having trouble with telephone connections since Friday and are working hard to reinstate the service. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2019

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Match report: Saturday 12th October v Regent House

By Ballyclare High School on 14 October, 2019

Issy McGrugan scored the first goal in the 1st XI’s crucial Superleague game against Regent House. It was a fast-paced first half with several chances at both ends, but only Ballyclare were able to capitalise. A second goal was added by Amy McGookin after the break to secure the win and a place in the […]

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Dankse Bank Ulster Schools’ rugby cup

By Ballyclare High School on 9 October, 2019

Dankse Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup Launch 2019/20 and this week our Year 8 have been selected as 1 of 8 schools in the province to be part of the pilot programme with Ulster Rugby in A model for player centred development to deliver excellent rugby performance. Further update on this programme will be given.   […]

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We Will Rock You Musical

By Ballyclare High School on 4 October, 2019

Rehearsals are well underway for our annual musical with lots of great music filling the corridors Tickets are available from the school office and are on sale at break-time also.      

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AQE 2019 Information

By Ballyclare High School on 3 October, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer   Re: AQE Common Entrance Tests   May I remind you that the dates of the AQE tests are Saturday 9th, 23rd and 30th November 2019. There will also be a familiarisation day (dry run) on Saturday 19th of October. Attendance at this is not essential, but it is desirable.   On each […]

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Parent App – Review, Feedback & Help

By Ballyclare High School on 1 October, 2019

What is ParentApp? Parent App is a downloadable app that can be used on your mobile device like a phone or iPad but also on a desktop windows or Mac computer. It is free to download. Why ParentApp? At Ballyclare High School we aim to communicate regularly and effectively about your child’s journey with us. […]

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Match Report: Saturday 28th September v Methody

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It was a 0-0 draw for the 1stXI against Methody in their Superleague clash. The sides were evenly matched, although Ballyclare had their chances and were unlucky not to nick the win. Joanna Nesbitt was player of the match. The 2AXI took a first half lead through a Nicky Jordan goal from a short corner […]

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Moving Image Arts Past Pupil Success

By Ballyclare High School on 30 September, 2019

Michael Moore and Kane Cochrane are currently studying for their degree in Film Studies at Norwich University of the Arts. Last year they collaborated on a short film called ‘The Chair by the Bed’. This film has been successfully selected to be part of the Barnes Film Festival. Kane Cochrane was the editor and Michael Moore was the cinematographer. In the very competitive […]

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Computer Science opportunity at Queens University

By Ballyclare High School on 27 September, 2019

Queens University are pleased to advise that they will be holding a Computing Parents’ Evening on Wednesday 9th October 2019 in the Computer Science Building at Queen’s University Belfast.  This event is targeted at parents/guardians and sons/daughters in years 11, 12 and 13 who are studying or considering studying Computing subjects at GCSE, A Level or equivalent vocational […]

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