St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Girls in IT Event

2 Nov 2016

On Wednesday 26th October a group of 6th form girls travelled to the Waterfront Hall in Belfast to attend the ‘Girls in I.T’ event which was an extremely interesting and informative experience for us all. We arrived at the venue and gathered in a hall upstairs for a talk all about I.T which was run by Cate Conway from Q Radio. She spoke about her background in I.T and technology...

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Ionad Cois Locha

18 Oct 2016

On Friday the 30th September, the year 11 pupils studying Irish for GCSE enjoyed a fun filled day in the wonderful heritage centre Ionad Cois Locha, Dún lúiche, Donegal. They explored aspects of the local traditions including weaving, farming and of course the Irish language. The guided tour included a highly  informative audio visual show that the pupils enjoyed immensely. A...

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Pupils attending MEA event in Braid Arts Centre learning about the running of local councils. ...

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‘I thought Ashley McCook was really funny and I found her workshop very enjoyable and interesting.’ Maeve McAuley - 8 Lismoyle   ‘Ashley was funny, informative and she gave us a lot of good advice about how to complete our first CM task.’ Kevin O’Boyle - 8 Lismoyle   ‘I learned that brainstorming is very helpful so that you can create a ...

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Year 14 Formal

4 Oct 2016

Photographs from the recent St Louis’ Formal at Galgorm Resort and Spa. ...

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Our Year 9 pupils travelled to Croke Park on Monday 26th September to participate in the GAA Play to Stay initiative at GAA headquarters.  Players from St Louis where playing alongside students from a number of schools from all four provinces in Ireland. This was a fantastic opportunity students of St Louis to play a series of hurling matches on the Croke Park surface.  The stu...

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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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