St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
Promoting Excellence, Endeavour and Empowerment

News

Open Night 2018

29 Jan 2018

St Louis Grammar School was filled to capacity with P6 and P7 students as they sampled the experiences in a range of subject areas on both Open Nights on 24th and 25th January.   Parents and pupils were welcomed by Mr Rafferty, Principal who addressed many of the positive dynamics of the school, not least of which being superb academic achievements, high quality pastoral care, person...

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Our school community is sad to learn of the tragic death of past pupil Shannon. Shannon completed her A Level studies with us. During her time in St Louis she will be remembered fondly by her teachers as a bright, vibrant and unassuming young lady.  She was popular with her peers, conscientious and hardworking and was really proud to have gained admission to study Law at university ...

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A total of thirty six members of Year 13 plus five staff will depart for Romania on Friday 9th February. This will mark the culmination of several months of intensive fundraising and the team will deliver essential materials to a variety of institutions in the Transylvania region. This will mark the commencement of the school's 27th year of bringing aid to Romania. Parents of Lower Sixth ...

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Ski Trip 2018

15 Jan 2018

A large number of St Louis students and staff have just returned from another successful school ski trip.  The destination for the 2018 trip was to Ehrwald in Austria.  The school had previously been to this resort and Hotel Sonnenburg in 2013 so some staff were familiar with the hotel and the area. 94 pupils accompanied by 9 members of staff departed Belfast International Airpor...

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On Friday 5th January, we welcomed back the Navan Centre from Armagh who provide high-quality workshops to complement pupil learning in the History classroom. Our Year 10 students experienced uniforms, weapons and equipment from the World War One trenches, bringing the Great War to life for them from our own Assembly Hall in St Louis! ...

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As we returned to school for the new calendar year, we were delighted to receive a letter of appreciation from Oku School, our link school in Ghana. St Louis’ Grammar donated the proceeds of our 2016 Carol Service to Oku School. The school has since informed us that it will go towards making necessary improvements to the living conditions of their staff. Oku School has an enrolment...

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BBC School Report

21 Dec 2017

On Tuesday 19th December, three pupils involved in BBC School Report Project enjoyed the unique opportunity to travel to the BBC Studios in Belfast to interview personalities of BBC NI. The pupils asked various presenters what good deeds they will be doing this Christmas and used this footage for a festive report! They also got a tour of the studios and even observed the live news headli...

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Carol Service

21 Dec 2017

The annual St Louis’ Carol Service took place on Tuesday 19th December. As ever, there was a rich blend of music, reflective readings, drama and poetry which was all professionally interwoven to make the event really uplifting.   It is obvious that there was much time and energy in the preparation to ensure that all went exceptionally went well on the night. Well done to every...

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A sample of some of the numerous gifts purchased by students from Years 8 to 14 to help children and families in need this Christmas. The toys are delivered to Santa’s little helpers for delivery by Santa in time for Christmas. This is part of the St. Vincent de Paul and Salvation Army Christmas appeal which the students respond to each year with such compassion and concern for those le...

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Christmas Dinner Day

18 Dec 2017

The school canteen served Christmas dinner with all the trimmings to staff and pupils on Thursday 14th December. This annual event is undoubtedly the busiest day in the canteen's calendar! Huge thanks to the canteen staff, who once again, made the event such a success! ...

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