St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Romania July 2017

29 Aug 2017

On 9th July thirteen Lower Sixth and seven Upper Sixth pupils set out on the long journey to the Transylvania region of Romania. On arrival they spent several hours buying thousands of pounds worth of food and materials. Then they spent the rest of the week delivering this to needy children's homes and disabled centres in and around the city of Brasov. Our team were accompanied by students ...

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One week after celebrating exceptional A Level results, St Louis’ Grammar GCSE students have once again set the benchmark for achieving outstanding results as the school records a remarkable 99% pass rate for 7 or more GCSEs at A*-C including Maths and English. Incredibly, almost 60 % of the grades were secured at A*/A and 90% were in the A*-B grade range. A further 46 students achieved...

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St Louis’ Grammar students continue to impress with another year of excellent exam results currently exceeding 95 % of all A level students attaining A* to C grades across three or more subjects. This outstanding performance marks yet another high point in personal and academic achievements for both staff and students and further consolidates St Louis’ credentials as one of the top t...

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Come to the library to see the new books added to the catalogue in the summer! Authors include Derek Landy, David Walliams, Cassandra Clare, Anthony Horowitz & many more!...

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At the end of June following our exams a group of nine upper sixth students along with Mrs O’Neill and Miss Bigmore set off on a three day pilgrimage to Lough Derg in County Donegal. Lough derg is a religious pilgrimage site dating back to the sixth century and believes self-sacrifice and removal from the everyday rush of the in order to bring you closer to God. Following a two hou...

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Sports Day 2017!

27 Jun 2017

St Louis’ held their 41st annual Sports Day on a Thursday 22nd June.  The day climaxed with the 100m and 200m finals followed by the class relays.  These proved very close contests but no class managed a male and female double victory!  Congratulations to Year 8 pupil Ryan Thom who set two new Year 8 records!  In the 1500m final, Ryan knocked nine seconds off the ...

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“Feed your Mind”

19 Jun 2017

    On Thursday June 15thYear 11 Home Economics students visited the "Feed your Mind” event at CAFRE, Loughry. This event provided students with an interesting and informative look at the use of Science and Technology in the food industry, using the extensive practical facilities which are unique to Loughry. Students had the opportunity to observe and participate...

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St Louis’ Grammar School Ballymena had the unique double at the weekend as two of its Year 9 students represented Antrim in the John West All Ireland Feile Skills Competition.  Held at the magnificent National Games Development Centre at Abbottstown, Orlagh Convery (Camogie) and Ronan Campbell (Football) produced fine performances against the other competitors.  Ronan plays ...

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The Art department are extremely proud of past pupil Amy Connon who has recently graduated with a first class honours degree in fashion and textiles from Belfast School of Art. In addition Amy has been awarded the Tim Brundle Applied Arts Award. This is a fantastic achievement, especially considering Amy gained direct entry to the degree without a transition foundation year, which was a hug...

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Congratulations to Michael McAuley who finished 3rd in the 200m at the Irish Schools Final in Tullamore. Well done Michael!   ...

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