St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
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Lots of sixth form students in St Louis who study Business Studies / Economics are participating in the IFS Student Investor Challenge this year.  The IFS Student Investor Challenge is a game which consists of online trading – students work in teams to invest a virtual £100,000 on the Stock Exchange between October 2016 and January 2017. The challenge gives students th...

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Based on recent statistics released by UCAS, it has come to light that St. Louis is in top 3 feeder schools to Queen’s University, Belfast. Last year 77 pupils went on to study in Queen’s University Belfast, across a range of disciplines. 55 went on to study at the University of Ulster and the remainder went to a range of universities across the UK, the most popular city being L...

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Multiple Mini Interviews are becoming a favoured method of selection for many universities across the UK. Students applying to Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science could find themselves facing an interview situation with up to 12 mini interviews including a variety of role play stations. The prospect would seem daunting to most. On the evening of Thursday the 17th of Novembe...

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St. Louis were fortunate enough to host the Deloitte Bright Spark event and invited Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey, Larne and Ballymoney schools in to share the experience. Deloitte arrived in force with 15 staff members to present their school leaver opportunities and then broke out into networking sessions where pupils were able to ask their burning questions. If successful, a Bright Sp...

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Careers Lunch Time Seminar It is such a good time to be leaving school! Apprenticeship and school leaver programmes in top firms such as PWC are expanding.  Top employers are looking to bring in talented students at a younger age so they get to understand the business earlier. They are looking for candidates with A’s and B’s at A-level and top grades in equivalent qualific...

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Our Year 8 Bookbuzz books have arrived! ...

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Erin McAuley – Donnelly - 8 Laragh Tomas McElhom  - 8 Layde Hannah McCartney – 8 Lisbreen Maeve McAuley – 8 Lismoyle Aoife Zensque – 8 Lurig Eabha Scullion – 8 Lyndon...

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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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