St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Trip to Romania

27 Feb 2018

Thirty six Lower Sixth St Louis spent an enjoyable and rewarding week in the Brasov area over the mid-term break as part of the Friends for Romania winter trip.    As usual, our students deserve tremendous credit for their fundraising and commitment to the trip since September.  An incredible amount of money was raised once again which is used to purchase essential items f...

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CITB NI recognised those who got top accolades in GCSE Construction and the Built Environment in 2017 at the Annual Chartered Institute of Building Awards held at Nutts Corner Training Centre. The GCSE in Construction and the Built Environment has been developed by CCEA to help students develop knowledge and understanding of the construction industry and have opportunities to apply their d...

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Pupils from Years 11 to 14 Art & Design attended an educational trip on Thursday, 8th February. We went to Belfast to view an exhibition of work by world renowned artists Gilbert & George at the MAC Gallery and then on to the True Colours exhibition at the Ulster Museum. This trip enabled us to view high level examples of exam work and also to view the work of first hand artists, wh...

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Paper And The Environment Paper is a simple thing we use in everyday life. But do we really know anything about paper? The average person uses seven trees a year in paper and other materials from trees, which equals to about 2,000,000,000 trees being cut down every year. Deforestation is one of the main environmental problems we’re facing in these times. 14% of all global wood harves...

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On Thursday 8thFebruary 15 sixth year students facilitated by Mrs McGinn received the Pope John Paul II Award. The Pope John Paul II Award is dedicated to the memory of the late Pope John Paul II whose love of young people was so profound. The Pope John Paul II Award will enable the pupils to become more actively involved in the life of their parish and community. Religion is not just fo...

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One of our Year 13 pupils, Lily Cassidy, took part in the final of the prestigious Soroptimist Public Speaking Award on Saturday 3rd February. Lily delivered a prepared speech entitled ‘Every generation has had its problems; what’s in store for me?’ Following this, Lily was given 5 minutes to prepare her impromptu speech based on the title: ‘If I could push the red b...

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Pupils can buy school scarves directly from the School Shop now.  Cost is £16.95. ...

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On Thursday 1st February, our Year 12 cohort and Year 11 Drama students attended a fantastic production of Blood Brothers at The Grand Opera House, Belfast. Students were impressed by the amazing performance of Willy Russell’s iconic masterpiece about twin brothers separated at birth. Their contrasting upbringing is set against the growing class divide of Britain in the 1960s, 70s an...

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Year 13 student, Daniella Timperley has been working with Cinemagic over the past two years and was recently selected as a correspondent to carry out interviews with directors/actors at special events. On Wednesday 31st January, she interviewed Sir Kenneth Branagh at the event where he received the keys to the city of Belfast! ...

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