St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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In January, Year 13 pupil, Evanna Woodside and recent past pupil, David Byrne were finalists at The British Education Awards (BEA) in the GCSE and A Level categories respectively. BEA have been established to promote excellence in British education. This award recognises the value and importance of education and learning as the foundation to a good quality of life and for the future success...

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Book Fair 2019

7 Mar 2019

BOOK FAIR 2019 TOTAL - £1217.38 VALUE OF BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY   £730.43   MANY THANKS FOR ALL YOUR   SUPPORT!       Year 8 Book-Fair Competition Winners   1st – Kate McClintock – 8 Lyndon 2nd – Ethan Allen – 8 Lisbreen 3rd - Kate Hasson – 8 Lurig   ...

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World Book Day

7 Mar 2019

A celebratory mood, love of reading and all things literacy were the order of the day today, as students participated in a wide range of activities to mark World Book Day! ...

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On the 16th of February my family and I travelled to Castlebar in County Mayo for the Scór na nÓg All Ireland Final. It was held in the TF Royal theatre in the heart of the bustling town and was an amazing event of Irish culture, dance and music.   In my category, ‘Scéalaíocht’ or recitation, there were four competitors, one from each province, I was ...

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AS Eng Literature students enjoyed taking part in a range of activities at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace on Tuesday 26th February to help them further explore and engage with Heaney’s poetry ...

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Scholastic Book Fair!

25 Feb 2019

TO CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY, WE ARE HOLDING A SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR IN THE LIBRARY 6th – 8thMarch! Scholastic Book Fair is a wonderful reading event held in St. Louis library on an annual basis for everyone to enjoy and to develop a life-long love of reading. The Book Fair has over 200 top children’s titles from over fifty publishers, carefully chosen to reflect all tastes...

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Eimhear Hardy has been selected as one of the 20 All Ireland Finalists of the Spirit of the Community Awards.  Eimhear has won €500 and is invited to attend the awards ceremony and lunch on the 28th March at the Aviva Stadium.  Good luck Eimhear and well done! ...

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Open Nights

29 Jan 2019

St Louis Grammar School was filled to capacity with P6 and P7 students and prospective 6th Form students as they sampled the experiences in a range of subject areas on both Open Nights on 23rd and 24th January.   Parents and pupils were welcomed by Mr Rafferty who addressed many of the positive dynamics of the school, not least of which being superb academic achievements, high qualit...

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The English department and school library are delighted that throughout Term 2, all of Year 8 and 10 will be involved in a Reading Partnership Programme, developed by Queens University, Belfast.  Year 10 pupils will be paired with a Year 8 pupil and over the course of 10 weeks will participate in paired reading, acting as a tutor, questioning and guiding; with both pupils developing t...

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Drama Work Shop

18 Jan 2019

Our Drama exam classes really enjoyed a workshop facilitated by the Bruiser Theatre company in January. It helped them explore the three main aspects of their practical work: physical theatre, improvisation and devising. ...

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