St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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As a school community, we were absolutely delighted with our academic outcomes last year.  With such a large and vibrant Sixth Form it is always a cause for celebration when so many students can have the opportunity to achieve so highly at ‘A’ Level stage 96.5% A* - C / 88% A* - B grades.  These are simply phenomenal outcomes and richly deserved.  In the competi...

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Book Fair 2018

5 Mar 2018

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 and abilities. With books starting from only £2.99 plus exclusive titles that you won't see in the shops or at any...

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To mark this special day, St.Louis pupils have been engaged in a range of activities. All Year 8 pupils have been working to produce their own presentation on their ‘Book Idol’. Today, a winner from each class was announced and those pupils shared their presentations with the rest of their year group. The winners were:Maria Gately (8 Laragh); Connor McAleese (8 Lurig); Orlaith M...

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This year, 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, and with it, the end of Troubles. Two decades have come and gone, and a new generation of young people have arrived – but many lack awareness of the tragedy and bitterness that came as a result of the Troubles. On Wednesday, St Louis Grammar School hosted the Truth and Reconciliation Platform, which had four spe...

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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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