St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
Promoting Excellence, Endeavour and Empowerment

News

Darkness into Light

17 May 2018

Well done to the St Louis staff and pupils who took part in the Darkness Into Light walk at 4:15am on Saturday 12th May.  Over 600 people took part in the walk with all proceeds going to Pieta House.  Miss Pickering and her U6 RE class were joined by Mr Whiteford, Mrs Fullerton, Mrs McLarnon and Miss Doherty and they had all undertaken fundraising for it with the Sixth Form class ...

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Registration opens on Monday 14 May 2018 and closes at 2.00 p.m. on Friday 21 September 2018.   An Information Evening will be held at the school on Tuesday 5 June 2018 at 7.00 p.m.  Current Primary 6 pupils/parents can register for the GL Assessment on this evening and to do so they should bring a recent passport size photograph and original birth certificate to enable the admi...

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CCEA Awards

14 May 2018

Well done to Eoin McCusker and Caoimhinn Gormley (Year 13) on their recent success at the Celebrate with CCEA awards ceremony. The Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) welcomed more than 400 guests including parents, principals and teachers at the Titanic Belfast to celebrate the outstanding achievements, dedication and commitment of the award winners in their C...

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Belfast Marathon

10 May 2018

On Monday 7th May 2018, St Louis had two teams of staff members entered in the Belfast City Marathon Relay.  This year’s chosen charity was MacMillan Cancer as relay co-ordinator Mrs McToal explains "Cancer has hit our school community hard this year.  So many of us, teachers and pupils alike have lost loved ones or are supporting them through treatment.  We h...

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St Louis Grammar School raised £1097.50 for a local children’s charity by taking part in ReadOn, a sponsored reading event.  The aim of ReadOn is to encourage children to enjoy reading, whilst raising vital funds to support local children fighting cancer.  At the cheque presentation Sarah Clements, Schools Fundraiser for Cancer Fund for Children said; "I would...

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Pupils reading poetry in the library to celebrate Poetry Day Ireland....

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Harper Adams in Ireland, the Association of past students of Harper Adams University, last week presented a Galway Crystal Vase to St Louis Grammar School , Ballymena, as a perpetual award to recognise achievement on the BTEC Agriculture course offered at school. Pictured presenting the award to Ms Louise Gildea, Head of Geography and Teacher of Agriculture at St. Louis is Basil Bayne, Stud...

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Pupils from St Louis are through to the final of a major agri-food skills competition, The ABP Angus Youth Challenge.  The finalist teams will now go on to receive five Angus cross calves per group at a prize-giving ceremony on 18thMay at Balmoral Show. They are embarking on a programme with ABP that will see them developing skills and knowledge across the beef supply chain from fa...

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Daniella Timperley in Year 13 has gained much attention from the press since she received a much sought after invitation to the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as a result of her tireless charity work. Her reaction to this exciting news has been featured on ‘Cosmopolitan’ Website and ‘The Ryan Tubridy Show’. ...

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Following the success of their Christmas draw, the Lower Sixth students involved in the 2017/18 Gold President’s Award held two Easter fundraisers.  On Wednesday 28th March, they held a Crepe and Bun Sale in Room 12.  Thanks to Mr Quinn and his assistants for making the tasty crepes and to all the students who helped out on the day.   The students also donated items fo...

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