St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Our Year 10 pupils were treated to an experience of The Great War in our Assembly Hall at on Friday 4thJan 2019. They tried on gas masks, fixed their bayonets, bowled grenades and modelled the very latest in helmets! The Navan Centre in Armagh provided a ‘Living History’ experience they won’t forget and really helped bring their study of World War One to life. ...

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Huge congratulations to our Student Outreach Group pictured here with the fruits of their labour! The group are taking the gifts, moving on packs and other miscellaneous items donated to Belfast this weekend. We are delighted to report that after all gifts have been bought & moving on packs sorted, the Student Outreach Group are in a position to make a considerable financial donation to...

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Congratulations to our team who won the 'Best Research & Development Project' at the recent First League Lego competition which was held at W5. A fantastic achievement up against stiff competition from all other Schools who competed from all across NI. Many thanks also to a great mentor from @CaterpillarInc and @SLGBallymena Past Pupil, Marc Maybin....

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Gaisce Gold Awards

12 Dec 2018

President Higgins presented the Gaisce Gold Awards to 77 young people who have completed their personal development challenges. Gaisce is the President’s awards scheme which aims to foster young people’s potential by encouraging them to set goals in a number of areas and then achieve them. At an awards ceremony at Dublin Castle, President Michael D. Higgins honoured young peopl...

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Man Utd Trip

10 Dec 2018

Manchester v Fulham (8th December 2018)   On Saturday 8thDecember, 44 pupils and five staff departed the school grounds in the very early hours to travel to Dublin port.  They got the ferry across to Holyhead and made the journey up to Manchester for the 3pm kick off.  In an entertaining game, the fans were delighted with Manchester United scoring 4 goals over the 90 minute...

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Winter Uniform

3 Dec 2018

Please note that during the cold weather we would ask that only school scarves and half-zips be worn (available from Couples) Please refrain from wearing non uniform items....

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David Byrne, who left St Louis in August with 4A* grades, is a recipient of the prestigious All Ireland Scholarship 3rd level education award. In recognition of this achievement, Mr. JP McManus, sponsor of the scheme, hosted an awards ceremony at the University of Limerick on Saturday 24th November. The scholarship programme was established in 2008 to support many gifted young students acr...

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On Monday 12thNovember, U6 Government and Politics, Geography and Economics and L6 Music went on a three day trip to London. This trip was jam-packed with activities, talks and workshops for us to attend over the three days, alongside some free time for us to explore London on our own. It was an early start on the first day, as we all met at the airport at 7am for our flight at 9:10 to St...

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Congratulations to Daniella Timperley Year 14 who was publicly honoured with a Diana Award for going above and beyond in her daily life to create and sustain positive change.  The Diana Award is designed to recognise ‘outstanding young people selflessly creating and sustaining positive social change’.  The Diana Awards Northern Ireland believe young people have the pow...

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St Louis All Stars!

26 Nov 2018

Congratulations to our latest Camogie All-stars - Aine Graham, Kimberley Burke and Maura Downey. The girls attended a number of trials, in which only 22 girls were selected as All-stars from over 100 girls from all over Ulster. A tremendous achievement for these three girls!   The girls travelled to Dublin to represent Ulster in the Interprovincial All-Star Tournament. Ulster got to...

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