Year 8-10 PE & Sport Restart details

From Monday 14th September we intend to resume practical PE classes for all Year 8-10 pupils.  Our young students have responded magnificently to the classroom based programmes and general procedures around school and we strongly believe that it is important now to safely reintroduce exercise into the school day.

 

Please note the following;

 

On a day that your son or daughter has PE, he or she will come to school already dressed in the GHS sports kit.  This will include;

 

GIRLS – Polo shirt, black leggings or tracksuit bottoms, school hoodie (optional) and blazer, school sports socks and trainers.

BOYS – Red GHS football top or white t-shirt, black tracksuit bottoms (school shorts may be worn underneath), school hoodie (optional) and blazer, school sports socks and trainers.

 

All of the GHS sports gear can be purchased from The Jeanery in Glengormley, except for black tracksuit bottoms.

 

All classes will take place outside.  In the event of bad weather students will follow a health related programme in their bubble classrooms.  If your son or daughter is not able to take part in PE on a particular day due to illness or injury, please send a short note outlining the reason.

 

We will of course update you if there are any further changes and if you have any queries regarding PE & Sport in school, don’t hesitate to contact one of our PE teachers.

 

N Officer (Head of PE & Sport)

Parents vote in favour of Integration

Glengormley High School – Our parents vote resoundingly in favour of Integration

We conducted a postal ballot and our parents had their say….voting strongly in favour of our transformation to integrated status.

Article on the result of our transformation vote

Community Support for Integrated Education

In March 2020 the parents of Glengormley High School voted YES to begin the process of becoming an integrated school. This was the start of a legal process, called Transformation To Integrated Status, which is really starting to gather pace.

 

Our aim is to be fully Transformed by September 2022. In order to achieve this and have our development proposal approved, we need your help!

 

If you are not a parent, but you’d like to support Glengormley High School’s journey to become integrated, you can complete a Community Support Form here 

 

Expression of Interest

Community Support for Integration

In March 2020 the parents of Glengormley High School voted YES to begin the process of becoming an integrated school. This was the start of a legal process, called Transformation To Integrated Status, which is really starting to gather pace.

 

Our aim is to be fully Transformed by September 2022. In order to achieve this and have our development proposal approved, we need your help!

 

If you have a child born between 2nd July 2009 and today, you can support our school by completing an Expression of Interest (EOI) Form.  This is not an application for a school place.  This is simply a way to say that as a parent / carer you would consider sending your child to an integrated school in this area.  You can complete the form here 

Changes to Lunctimes in the Canteen

Following a study by members of the school council we are changing arrangements for lunch in the cantee.   The Canteens are now named 1 + 2. Canteen 1 is the old hot food canteen and Canteen 2 is the sandwich / salad bar canteen.

The difference is that Canteen 2 along with sandwiches / salads, will now have a selection of Panini’s, burgers etc as well.  This will allow more children to access this side and lessen the queue time in Canteen 1.

The menus for each canteen are shown below:

Canteen 1

Canteen 2

Sixth Form Council update

Here are the School Council reps for Sixth form..

.. and now an update on what they have been doing.

The sixth form council reps have been busy making plans to improve the sixth form centre and social area.  Miss Mulholland has provided Art canvases and Mrs Jackson has asked the building supervisor to put this up in the space.  Glenn Lucas secured movie posters for the social area and the team have agreed to work together to decorate the social area with these.

 

The team have decided to have a raffle to raise money to further improve the sixth form centre facilities.  Prizes will include, a night for two at the Europa hotel, pamper packs from superdrug, itunes vouchers to name but a few.  The raffle will be open to staff and pupils and the draw will take place on Friday 29th November.

 

The council reps will also be working with the organisation ‘Hope Harbour’ and will be appealing to the whole of sixth form to get together and gather items for their Xmas campaign for the homeless in Belfast.  A small number of the team will also be volunteering with Hope Harbour in the evening to help feed the homeless community and give out sleeping bags in a couple of weeks’ time.