Sixth Form Pupils attend PSNI Roadsafe Roadshow

Our Sixth form students attended the PSNI Roadsafe Roadshow which was a hard hitting look into the dangers of driving recklessly or driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Our students were taken through the reality of an actual road traffic accident from 2017 which proved fatal for one passenger and life changing for the driver who has to live with the consequences of driving recklessly. This was extremely useful given the statistics which show that young drivers are responsible for most deaths on the road.

The session involved the first responder PSNI traffic officer, the paramedic who arrived on the scene and a member of the Fire Service who was required to provide support at the horrific accident.

The Roadshow dealt with the reality of a road traffic collision: real trauma; real pain; and the real consequences of making the wrong decision behind the wheel of a car.

The Roadshow showed the impact on health, career now or in the future, insurance, family, friends and the community.

We urge all our students and school community to make the right choices as drivers and as passengers. Stay Safe!

Year 13 IT Summer Job Placement opportunity

In Year 13 studying IT and consider a career in this rapidly expanding sector?  The Sentinus IT Bursary Placement Programme is an annual programme which provides students with a great opportunity to work alongside IT professionals in real IT work environments for 4 weeks over the Summer holiday period.

There are 20 placements available this Summer and students will have the opportunity to work on IT projects in their area of interest, not simply work shadowing.

For more details have a look at this IT Bursary Flyer or speak to Mrs McKee

 

 

Christmas Experience 2017

What a wonderful way to finish our year with our Christmas Experience – as you can see from the images our pupils had a fantastically festive time!

 

Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children

Friday the 15th of December our Sixth Form pupils and staff took part in a Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children.  So far £140.50 has been raised with more to be counted.  Check out the school Facebook page on Monday for the winner jumpers from staff and pupils.

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U18 Football Success in Northern Plate

The U18 Football team beat Castlederg High School in the Northern Plate today by 3 – 0.

Goal scorers were Calum Smith, Luke Wiley & an own goal by CHS; Karl Beggs was man of the match, producing 4-5 fantastic saves throughout the second half when the score was only 1 – 0.

 The pupils were a credit to the school & all 15 played an important part; but more importantly all the pupils enjoyed the match & the experience.

 

MacMillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

On Friday the 6th of October, all staff and sixth form students came together to fake or bake for McMillan Cancer Support. As well as raising money it brought everyone together and created a united atmosphere. We managed to raise a fantastic sum of £300 which will all be donated to McMillan Cancer Support.

The contribution was that substantial that Glengormley High School decided to donate the remaining treats to Martin Residential Trust.

Pictured below is the coffee morning and the Head Boy, Head Girl and Deputies presenting the careers from the trust with the donations. Well done and thank you to everyone for their generous contribution.

Cameron Hughes and Leia Cassells

(Deputy Head Boy)    (Head Girl)