GCSE Grading Changes

Information on changes to grading

The grading of GCSE has changed and this affects how Grades are awarded at GCSE level.

To find out more visit the link or click on the image below – http://ccea.org.uk/regulation/gcse_grading

Here you can read all about the changes that have been implemented and how it affects you. Click on the image.

 

 

 

 

House Competition heating up

Each day our fantastic students are earning points for their excellent conduct, hard work and efforts, participation in extra-curricular activities and for being good role models in the ‘Glengormley Way’. As members of the Pastoral Houses of Dunlop, Edelstyn, Kelvin, Lewis and Wilson they are in competition with each other to be the best! Well done to all our pupils and, with the points totaled in our House Competition the leaderboards is as follows…….

1st WILSON

2nd KELVIN

3rd DUNLOP

4th EDELSTYN

5th LEWIS

 

As we enter the second half of term 2 it’s still all to play for and lots of points to be won – keep up the fantastic work and earn points for your House!

EA Admission Guidance for P7 Parents

Getting ready for the transition from primary school? We’re planning for our Open Night on the 16th January and we’re looking forward to meeting pupils and their parents. The link below is to a guide from EA that will provide you with some good advice on planning for the transition and manage the process of admission to Post-Primary school. 
 
https://www.eani.org.uk/post-primaryadmissions

Congratulations to our new Junior and Senior Prefects

We’re always delighted to recognise and reward achievement in our pupils. We were proud to award a number of our students the role of Senior and Junior Prefect today, with pupil attendance, conduct and contribution to school life acknowledged – well done to all our students!

 

GHS supports Anti-Bullying Week 2018

We are committed to providing a welcoming, supportive and caring environment for all our pupils to learn and develop to be their best – we are delighted to support Anti-Bullying week and we encourage all our pupils to Be Safe, Be Ready and Be Respected…..The Glengormley Way!

Historians of the Month

Well done to our Historians of the Month for October!

Year 12: Katie Nelson, Conor McGurk

Year 11: Katie Robinson

Year 10: Aimee-Jo Maginnis, Kyle Stewart

Year 9: Bailey Campbell, Dean McGilton, Molly McCrum

Year 8: Katie McDowell, Charlie McClenaghan

 

Rapid 7 Cyber Security Workshop

Pupils from a range of our GCSE IT courses took part in an experimental Interactive Cyber Security event today. This was delivered by several staff members from Rapid 7 Cyber Security as part of ‘Rapid7 Gives Back’ day. Our pupils had great fun solving cyber-crime puzzles! #aspiretosucceed #learningwithoutlimits