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MVI EASTER REVISION DAY

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MVI Revision Day The sessions on Monday 28th April are scheduled as follows: Time: Subject from: 09.00 – 10.20 Subject Choice Block A 10.40 – 12.00 Subject Choice Block B 12.30 – 13.50 Subject Choice Block C 14.10 – 15.30 …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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UEFA U16 GIRLS’ DEVELOPMENT TOURNAMENT Erin Getty (Form IV) recently represented Northern Ireland U16 in the UEFA international development tournament being held at New Forge, Belfast.  The team emerged victorious from the tournament after winning all 3 of their games.  Playing …

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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Mrs Morris and 5 of our senior girls attended the International Women’s Day event at Titanic Belfast.   ‘Inspiring change’ was the  theme for this event.  It was aimed at encouraging advocacy for women’s advancement every­where, and in every way. …

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SENTINUS I.T. R&D PROJECT

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In October 2013, four Lower Sixth students, (Liam Ferris, Andrew Anderson, Gavin Arrell and Kyle McCleland) signed up for the SENINUS I.T. R&D Project.  This project required the students to produce both a website and an app for a fictional …

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ACADEMY CHARITY PARACHUTE JUMP

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Seven members of the Academy staff volunteered to take part in a parachute jump for their chosen charities last weekend.  Unfortunately, only five were able to jump as the wind speed became too high, however the remaining two are due …

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AUF WIEDERSEHEN, LUKAS!

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Lukas, our German Erasmus teacher must return to the Universität des Saarlandes in Germany to finish his postgraduate course and become a teacher of English and Sport in Germany.  We wish him well.  We thank him for all his work …

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JUNIOR BOOK CLUB AT NI BOOK AWARD FINALE

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Members of the Junior Book Club attended the Grand Finale of the 2013-14 NI Book Awards at the Lyric Theatre on Thursday 10th April.  Winners were announced at the event – the overall winner is Russian Roulette by Anthony Horowitz.  Osbert …

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LATEST SPORTS NEWS & RESULTS

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SWIMMING Conor Ferguson (Form III) competed in Edinburgh in the Scottish Gas National Open Championships, held between 3rd & 6th April at Glasgow’s Tollcross 50m Commonwealth pool.  Despite being the youngest male competitor at the event, Conor set two new Ulster Junior …

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SCRIPTURE UNION PIZZA EVENING

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On Tuesday 8th April, over 80 pupils and staff attended the annual Scripture Union Pizza Evening.  In addition to our own pupils, senior pupils from Hunterhouse College joined us for fun, fellowship and a significant amount of pizza! Steven Halliday …

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BIOLOGY FIELD TRIP TO CAFRE

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Biologists Go Rural! On Monday 7th April, our LVI Biology students travelled to Greenmount College (CAFRE) to see first hand the strategies now used to encourage biodiversity within agriculture in Northern Ireland.  Along with guides from CAFRE and the RSPB, our students …

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