St Louis Grammar School
Ballymena
Promoting Excellence, Endeavour and Empowerment

CEIAG News

Cambridge Offer

24 Oct 2019

Last year, I was given an amazing opportunity to attend a Sutton Trust Summer school in Cambridge University. During the summer school, I was able to immerse myself into Cambridge life. Every day was full of activities, practicals and lectures by top professors as well as time to walk around and see the beautiful architecture of the university. This experience gave me courage and belief tha...

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This Academic Year 2018/19, I applied and was accepted onto a course at Queen’s University, Belfast called the Pathway Opportunity Programme (POP). Eoin Marr and Leona O’Kane were also successful in gaining places on the programme. POP is for young people currently in Year 13 who may require additional support or encouragement to reach their full potential. Due to certain circum...

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Past Pupil Profile

14 Oct 2019

Our past pupil Gabielle Lennon has graduated from her course in fashion and textiles. ON the 4th June, Gabrielle’s stunning designs were modelled in the annual University of Ulster fashion showcase which took place in St Anne’s Cathedral. Gabrielle’s work was also exhibited in the School of Art, Belfast from 7th June as party of the university’s degree show. Gabriel...

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Past Pupil Profile

14 Oct 2019

Current Job & Location: Global Audit & Risk Director (GAR), Europe and Africa for Diageo. Based in London when not travelling (one week per month). You may not have heard of Diageo but hopefully you will have heard of some of our brands: Guinness, Smirnoff, Baileys and Johnnie Walker to name a few! I lead Diageo's GAR agenda for Africa and Europe and have a team of eight people who...

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The Careers department recognise the importance of preparing our pupils for the highly competitive world that lies ahead as best as possible. Many of our Year 14’s have applied to university with some opting for high demand courses. To give them a head start we teamed each year 14 with a professional in the course they have applied to and asked the professional to put them through the...

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The Careers department at St. Louis are actively seeking to partner up with major employers in order to fully enrich the curriculum for our young people. We identified Liberty IT as a prestigious company that we were keen to get involved with and therefore, we were delighted when they responded positively and suggested we develop a partnership.   For over 17 years, Liberty IT has work...

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Last year Charlie Henry and James Logan competed and won the Invest Northern Ireland's 2013 Step ‘N' Zones Competition, with a business idea for football boots with deployable studs.   The competition was held during Global Entrepreneurship Week (18-22 November 2013) and attracted over 1,300 pupils from 40 schools across Northern Ireland. Charlie and James won £1000 for th...

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On Tuesday September 30th Year 13 and 14 Home Economics students visited McKees Butchers' Maghera. McKees are manufacturers of high quality gourmet pies, ready meals such as lasagne, soup, stew, salads, prepared vegetables and family butchers. Only the best quality ingredients and fillings are used by the company to produce a full range of products to suit all tastes. The products are all p...

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