St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Peace Pledge Event

27 Sep 2016

St Louis’ took part in the largest youth-led peace celebration in Northern Ireland on Thursday 22nd September which marked the UN International Day of Peace. The event saw 409 schools and youth clubs create peace pledges that showed their hope for peace in the future. Five pupils from St Louis’ took part in the local celebration which was hosted by Slemish College, Ballymena ...

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St Louis’ Grammar School recognised the many achievements of students at the annual Prize Giving ceremony on Friday 16th September. The event is always a special occasion at St Louis as it not only rewards the students’ successes but inspires them, and others, to continually strive to achieve their best. Mr Rafferty paid tribute to students, parents and teachers as the school c...

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Year 14 student, Bronagh McIlfatrick, was one of six students from across Northern Ireland to be awarded with a bursary from Belfast Harbour to take part in the Ulster Youth Choir’s much sought-after summer residential courses. Every year Ulster Youth Choir visits post-primary schools and universities across Northern Ireland through an outreach programme supporting choral music for ...

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Congratulations to former pupil, Cormac Birt, who has been selected to make his debut for the Irish seven a side football team in the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio. A former GAA player, Cormac turned his attention to soccer in 2011 and hasn’t looked back. He has been juggling training for the event with his studies as an Accountancy student. It is a fantastic achievement and we wish ...

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Once again the students at St Louis’ Grammar School have excelled and produced the school’s best ever GCSE results, to match the success of this year’s phenomenal A Level results. Almost 100% of students achieved an outstanding 7 or more GCSEs at A*-C (including Maths and English). St Louis’ students continue to achieve significantly above the national average and the...

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Friends for Romania

30 Aug 2016

A group of Lower Sixth pupils from St. Louis and Cambridge House Grammar Schools spent a successful week in Romania during early July. They delivered very substantial amounts of aid to children's homes, disabled centres, old people and an impoverished village. Pupils from the two schools worked in close cooperation and established lots of new friendships.   This video is a record of s...

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‘A’ Level students at St Louis’ Grammar, Ballymena achieved record results as the school celebrates its highest ever percentage.  96.2% of students attained A* to C Grades across three or more subjects. This phenomenal performance marks yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievements for students at the school. Principal, Mr Rafferty, said, "Our ...

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Therese McKinley takes part in worldwide encounter with Pope.   Read more here....

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St Louis’ recognised the achievements in 2015/16 of the hurlers and camogs at a Sports Presentation Evening in Tullyglass on Tuesday 28th June.  Guest of honour was recently retired Kilkenny Hurler Richie Power.  The high profile player was on hand to present medals to the Ulster Camogie 7’s winners, the U14 Camogie squad which won the Ulster title last month and the s...

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In order to raise awareness and understanding of what Climate Justice is and to encourage action to achieve it, the Society of African Missions (SMA) has initiated this Campaign which is being used at all SMA events and in all SMA supporting areas including schools. Known as the Thumbprint Campaign for Climate Justice, it asks individuals to promise or pledge to be better stewards of God...

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