St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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On the 15th November the Home Economics Year 11 classes were provided with a fun and educational demonstration on how to cook three LMC inspired dishes.  It included creamy peppered beef, grilled lamb tabbouleh and meatballs with mozzarella (tomato and bacon).  Whilst the demonstration was occurring Elizabeth Brown provided us with information on food provenance and traceability...

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On September 28th, our Lower 6thGovernment and Politics class attended a US:NI Leadership Initiative event at The Braid Town Hall Museum Arts Centre, Ballymena. Here we heard from a number of local politicians on why they entered politics and also why they require our help to shape their policies and make them really matter in today’s and tomorrow’s society. We were also told how...

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Two St.Louis pupils enjoyed great success in the regional heat of the Soroptimist Public Speaking Award. Caitriona Fitzpatrick and Lily Cassidy (both in Year 13) were placed 2nd and 1st respectively. The competition aims to encourage girls to play a more prominent role in public life. Caitriona’s speech was entitled ‘Immigration – how open should our doors be?’ while...

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The entire Year 10 cohort and their English teachers enjoyed a visit to the Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy, on Friday 8th November.   Students had studied several of Seamus Heaney’s poems in the first half term and demonstrated their learning by writing an analytical essay on two of his poems. Therefore, they were well equipped for their visit with plenty of background kn...

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Top Candidates in NI

13 Nov 2017

St Louis’ Grammar is exceptionally proud of a number of students who have achieved the highly coveted accolade of being recognised as the top candidates in Northern Ireland for particular CCEA examination subjects. Astoundingly, Bronwyn McAuley, Siofra Patterson, Shannon O’Kane, Natasha Selby and Caoimhinn Gormley all received first place in Northern Ireland in GCSE Art and Desi...

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Congratulations to our summer reading challenge winners!     Kindle Winners   Shauna Robinson – 8 Laragh Conor Bresnahan – 8 Layde Sarah Boyle – 8 Lisbreen Orlaith Murray – 8 Lismoyle Oliver Doherty – 8 Lurig Annie McCrory – 8 Lyndon  ...

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Year 14 Art Trip

24 Oct 2017

On Thursday 12th October, Mrs McAuley and the Year 14 Art & Design class attended an exhibition at Antrim Castle Gardens. The exhibition was entitled ‘Coastlines, Country and Creatures’ and was created by Louise O’Donnell a past pupil of St Louis Grammar School. The exhibition was in support of Action Mental Health and showcased work created by Louise during a period o...

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Yesterday our French Year 13 students participated in an AS/A-Level workshop hosted by NICILT at QFT, Belfast, with a focus on the film that they will be studying as part of their A-Level course, ‘Manon des Sources’. Our Pupils answered questions in French and were a credit to the school. The experience will give them an invaluable advantage going forward into the exams over the...

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On 18th October Year 8 were given the opportunity to attend a creative writing workshop with local author Bernie McGill in our school library!   ‘The thing I found most enjoyable was getting to answer the questions about the picture we were given and getting to use my imagination.’ Eimear White – 8 Lurig   ‘I learned that if you include more i...

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For more details and a full copy of the School Development Plan 2017-2020 please contact the school at mail@stlouisgrammar.com...

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