Girls’ Rugby Success

By Ballyclare High School on 9 March, 2020

Well done to our rugby girls who won all their matches at the Ulster Rugby Development Blitz.

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Division 2 Badminton Champions

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  Congratulations to our Year 8 Badminton Boys’ Team who became Ulster Division 2 Champions. The team, Sam Mulholland, Evan Carlisle, Taylor Cowie and Alex Kelly defeated Sullivan Upper in the final 4-2.

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Rugby Success

By Ballyclare High School on 6 March, 2020

Congratulations to the 3rdXV on their success on reaching the Ulster Rugby Plate Final. This final will be on Wednesday 2.40pm here at School. Well done to coaches and players and good luck from us all. All support welcome.

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3 Ulster Cup Finals for Hockey

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Next Monday and Tuesday are going to be very busy days for hockey players, supporters and parents. The 2nds play in the McDowell Cup Final on Monday at Stormont 2.30pm. The 2bs play in the Gibson Cup Final on Tuesday 12.45 again at Stormont and at exactly the same time the U14s play in the […]

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U14s reach Hockey Final.

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  Congratulations to the U14s who yesterday won through to the Ulster Plate Final. After a nervous start the girls performed well as a team and finished 3-1 winners in a great semi-final match v Grosvenor. Their final is this Tuesday at Stormont 12.45 start, so come along and support!  

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Spring Concert 26th March 2020

By Ballyclare High School on 5 March, 2020

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Badminton

By Ballyclare High School on 4 March, 2020

  After a close division 1 match against number 1 seeds Wallace High School our year 8 boys lost 2-4 The Ballyclare High Team will now play Division 2 Final v Sullivan Upper on Friday 6th March

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Match Report: Saturday 29th February – McDowell Cup Semi-final v Ballymena & 29th February v Dalriada

By Ballyclare High School on 2 March, 2020

McDowell Cup Semi-final v Ballymena Tensions were high as the Ballyclare 2AXI faced up to Ballymena Academy on Saturday morning, since the winner of this game would secure a place in the final of the McDowell Cup. The game started with Ballyclare putting early pressure on Ballymena; however, it was very equal play with both […]

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Ulster Cross Country Championships

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Congratulations to Holly Collins Year 8 and both the Senior Girls and Boys Teams who reached the Ulster Finals in Cross Country. They all ran magnificently in the challenging conditions. Congratulations on reaching the finals and for all the hard work in preparation for these.  

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Debating team success

By Ballyclare High School on 28 February, 2020

Congratulations to Rachel Dundee and Jessie Kennedy of the Literific Debating Team in achieving a place in the finals of this competition, facilitated by Queen’s University.  They were narrowly beaten by Methodist College Belfast. The girls had to propose  the motion: “Now that we have damaged the earth through pollution, humans should make plans to […]

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Year 14 Nutrition and Food Science visit to Doherty and Gray

By Ballyclare High School on 27 February, 2020

Year 14 A2 Nutrition and Food Science pupils were delighted to be invited to visit Doherty and Gray in Ballymena on Tuesday, to enhance their understanding about Food Safety and Traceability. The girls had a most interesting and informative morning finding out how the necessary requirements and procedures are carried out within the meat processing […]

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Hockey Success

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  Congratulations to the 2bs who won their semi-final match yesterday 2-1 to reach their Ulster Cup Final. Well done everyone it was a typical cup game, end to end play with a lot of hard work involved from both sides. The final will be played on the 10th March at Stormont.

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Greatest Showman Sing-Along Event – 10th March

By Ballyclare High School on 26 February, 2020

‘Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for…!’ Join us for The Greatest Showman sing-along; Tuesday 10th March 7-9pm in the Gym. Tickets: £5 adult, £3.50 school-age children – popcorn/ ice cream included in ticket! Tickets available from Mrs Wallace/PTA members Contact jwallace273@c2kni.net for more information.

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Match Report: Saturday 22nd February v Larne Grammar

By Ballyclare High School on 24 February, 2020

As the only senior team in action on Saturday, the 2BXI had to contend with sleet, strong winds and lending some players to Larne who found themselves short of a full team for the annual league matches. In the first quarter Ballyclare had a few chances to score, as well as one short corner, but […]

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Children’s Heartbeat Trust Fundraiser

By Ballyclare High School on 21 February, 2020

  Year 13/14 pupils aim to support a NI charity, Children’s Heartbeat Trust by raising enough money to buy a CoaguChek machine for a child to use at home instead of having to attend hospital.  Pupils laid on a special break for fellow sixth formers to attend today in order to raise this amount.  

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Winter report release on SIMS Parent App

By Ballyclare High School on 20 February, 2020

The winter reports are now released on SIMS Parent App. Check the ‘Reports’ icon on the app home screen to access this information. It is possible to print these reports directly from the app.

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Deloitte Career Shapers

By Ballyclare High School on 14 February, 2020

Are you in Year 11, 12 or 13? If so then this is a fantastic opportunity for you. Deloitte career shapers lets students “Get a taste of life as a Deloitte Apprentice” are offering a 2 or 3 day work experience programme in Belfast.  If you are interested, access the link – https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/pages/careers/articles/early-careers-work-experience.html or type […]

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Ballyclare Hockey Success

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Congratulations to all our players and coaches on their continued success in Cup competitions which recognises the strength in depth of the club. 2ndXI , 2bs and 3RD XI are all through to their respective Ulster Cup Semi- Finals. The U14XI have won through to the Plate Semi. Our Year 8 Girls have won both […]

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Baking for Valentines Day

By Ballyclare High School on 13 February, 2020

8Z3 Home Economics pupils making hearts crumble for Valentine’s Day!!    

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Badminton Win

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Minor Boys top their league section defeating Sullivan Upper 1-5 to qualify for  Ulster Schools’ Division 1 semi-final playoffs.

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Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition

By Ballyclare High School on 10 February, 2020

  Congratulations to Leah McDonald in year 12 for placing 3rd in the NI Final of the Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition. She won a bursary of £50 following her speech, “Young women of today – is it a glass ceiling or a sticky floor?”  

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Rugby Ulster Rugby Schools’ Cup

By Ballyclare High School on 7 February, 2020

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/rugby/schools-cup/ballyclare-can-build-on-momentum-says-orchin-mckeever-38934118.html  

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Francofest Year 10 Competition at Queen’s

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Bravo to Amy, Katy, Niamh and Rebecca for their wonderful participation in the Francofest Year 10 Competition at Queen’s today! Their French, teamwork and entrepreneur skills were amazing!  

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Student awarded  in The Legacy Bursary Scheme, launched in honour of Mrs Joan Christie CVO OBE.

By Ballyclare High School on 6 February, 2020

  Congratulations to Oliver Gunning on being awarded £1000 in The Legacy Bursary Scheme, launched in honour of Mrs Joan Christie CVO OBE. ‘The Legacy Bursary Scheme is for the support of young people, helping them to Believe, Achieve and Succeed. A total of eight bursaries for £1,000 each were available across three categories, two […]

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Best wishes to Mr Brian Tipping on his retirement.

By Ballyclare High School on 4 February, 2020

  Congratulations to Mr Brian Tipping who has retired after 15 years of committed service to Ballyclare High School as a most valuable member of staff. His funny, kind and compassionate personality made him not only a colleague but a friend who was genuinely interested in this school, the staff and its’ pupils and who […]

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