St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
Promoting Excellence, Endeavour and Empowerment

News

The Department for the Economy officially launched the first Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week which will took place from 3 to 7 February 2020. Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Week 2020 is a new initiative in Northern Ireland and offered an opportunity through a dedicated week of events and promotional activity to demonstrate how apprenticeships work for individuals, businesses, communities a...

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Pramerica Awards

4 Feb 2020

Emma Smyth Year 14 pupil who is 1 of only 20 finalists from across Ireland in the Pramerica Spirit of the Community Awards for her selfless and varied volunteering work. ...

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Congratulations to Caoimhinn Gormley and Maeve Henry who attended the Britsih Eductaion Awards last week accompanied by Mrs McCann. Caoimhinn was Regional Winner in the A level category and Maeve was Regional Finalist in the GCSE category. We are very proud of both girls who have showcased education excellence by winning these awards!...

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TEEP Day

3 Feb 2020

The SSAT Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement Programme (TEEP) is a teaching and learning framework that is proven to improve teaching and school outcomes. TEEP provides continuing professional development for teachers and develops community within a whole school context. SLG have achieved TEEP Ambassador School and last week we were joined by over thirty schoo...

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The careers department organised a Sentinus Workshop for our year 10 students to help them understand and accept responsibility for their own learning and provide an insight into the world of work. The workshop covered a wide range of employability skills as well as an insight into personal study skills. The workshop formed part of their ongoing careers lessons on how best to choose their GCSE sub...

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The Careers Department are pleased to announce that we are working towards the Quality in Careers Standard, awarded by Investor in Careers.    The department has been tirelessly working towards this award and are delighted to receive the news that St. Louis Grammar School has successfully completed the Commitment Stage of the Quality in Careers Standardawarded by Investor in Care...

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The Careers department recognise the importance of preparing our pupils for the highly competitive world that lies ahead as best as possible. Many of our Year 14’s have applied to university with some opting for high demand courses. To give them a head start we paired each year 14 with a professional within the discipline they have applied to and asked the interviewer to put them through t...

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A poignant learning experience for Holocaust Memorial Day as some of our Year 10 pupils joined Cullybackey College to attend the memorial commemoration at City Hall Belfast. 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the allies.   Watch the commemoration here. ...

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Career Encode

28 Jan 2020

The Careers and IT department collaborated on organising a Higher Apprenticeship event. Career Encode visited with representatives from Camden Group to speak to our sixth form about the value of a Career in IT and how this can be achieved through a higher apprenticeship. We welcomed Adam Hilis (past pupil) back to St. Louis for this event and it was a pleasure to have him. Career Encode is a ...

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Open Night 2020

27 Jan 2020

Another exceptional Open Night run for us here at SLG. We opened our doors to over 1200 prospective parents and students over the two nights. People were invited to sample all areas of school life, from dissecting in Biology to coding in ICT and tasting crepes in French. The star of the show was undoubtedly our new Creative Arts centre which most definitely had the wow factor! Thanks to ...

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