St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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University Roadshow

16 Oct 2019

Over recent years, we at St. Louis have noticed there is a growing amount of concern among pupils and parents with regards to the completion for places in Northern Ireland Universities and the increasing grade requirements.  The Careers department addressed this need by inviting in the University Roadshow (UR) with the idea of providing students in Year 13 & 14 and those with up to da...

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On Monday 14th October a representative from the Policing and Community Safety Partnership came in to talk to our Sixth form pupils about the logistics, practicalities and dangers of being a new driver.  It was an informative afternoon, which provided lots of invaluable tips on buying and insuring a car, the practical and theory test and what happens once you pass the te...

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This Academic Year 2018/19, I applied and was accepted onto a course at Queen’s University, Belfast called the Pathway Opportunity Programme (POP). Eoin Marr and Leona O’Kane were also successful in gaining places on the programme. POP is for young people currently in Year 13 who may require additional support or encouragement to reach their full potential. Due to certain circum...

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Well done to all the winners of the Summer Reading Challenge, bronze, silver and gold. Special congratulations to each individual winner from all Year 8 classes who received a Waterstones voucher.   Alex Warren – 8 Laragh Lowry Collins – 8 Layde Iseult O’Loan – 8 Lisbreen Roisin Quinn – 8 Lismoyle Ashley Anderson – 8 Lurig Rebecca McGrath R...

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Past Pupil Profile

14 Oct 2019

Our past pupil Gabielle Lennon has graduated from her course in fashion and textiles. ON the 4th June, Gabrielle’s stunning designs were modelled in the annual University of Ulster fashion showcase which took place in St Anne’s Cathedral. Gabrielle’s work was also exhibited in the School of Art, Belfast from 7th June as party of the university’s degree show. Gabriel...

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Past Pupil Profile

14 Oct 2019

Current Job & Location: Global Audit & Risk Director (GAR), Europe and Africa for Diageo. Based in London when not travelling (one week per month). You may not have heard of Diageo but hopefully you will have heard of some of our brands: Guinness, Smirnoff, Baileys and Johnnie Walker to name a few! I lead Diageo's GAR agenda for Africa and Europe and have a team of eight people who...

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Split the Pot Winner

11 Oct 2019

Congratulations to Orla McAtamney who was the winner of the recent ‘Split the Pot’.  She is pictured receiving her cash prize from the competition organiser, Maria McAleese.   The draw was towards Maria’s fundraising efforts for Friends For Romania.  Well done Maria and Orla! ...

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Congratulations to Maura Downey and Caoimhe Molloy who have been recognised as Ulster College’s Camogie All Stars this year.    Maura plays her club camogie with Ahoghill and this is her second All Star.  Caoimhe plays for Dunloy and wins her first All Star award.   The girls will be part of the Ulster College’s All Star team which will take part in the ...

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The CEIAG department was delighted to welcome back our past pupils Daire, Adam and Conn from PWC to talk to our students about the alternatives to university. All three young men are successfully carving out a career for themselves with this global company and were very willing to announce the benefits of choosing such a route to our sixth form.   A position on the Head Start School and c...

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