Baking up a storm with the Senior School Council

On Tuesday 18th December our Senior School Council invites the local Senior Citizens into school to attend our Xmas baking and carol event. The group had a fantastic day baking chocolate logs and singing carols with a group from or school choir. This is only one of the community initiatives our school council have spearheaded this term and it was a huge success. We hope to welcome them back for future events in the new year.

The Glengormley Bakeoff – Junior School Edition

On Thursday we held an Inter-House Competition for Junior School – The Glengormley Bake-Off. There was an amazing buzz + competitive spirit throughout the HE department. All pupils performed exceptionally; our judges had a few tough decisions to make!

The winners will be announced on Facebook

Winter Exam Timetables

Here are the timetables for the Winter Exams running from 3rd to 6th of December. Pupils do not attend school on Friday as we are closed for Staff Training.

Year 8
Year 8 Examinations December 2018

Year 9
Year 9 Examinations December 2018

Year 10
Year 10 Examinations December 2018

Year 11
Year 11 Examinations December 2018

Year 12
Year 12 Examinations December 2018

Lower Sixth
Year 13 Examinations December 2018

Upper Sixth
Year 14 Examinations December 2018

Elvis the Elk visits school

Today we had a special guest in school – Elvis the Elk the mascot of the Ulster Elks basketball team. Elvis met our wonderful Year 8 pupils to promote our school and the Belfast Basketball Classic in the SSE arena.

As a school we are supporting the San Francisco Dons as they play in the tournament.

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100 lucky pupils from Year 8 to Year 12 with the most positive behaviour points will attend the Basketball Classic in November.

Presentation of Awards 2018 – The Theatre at the Mill

On Thursday the 25th of October we held our annual Presentation of Awards. This year the ceremony was held in The Theatre at the Mill and our guest speaker was Ross Wilson. Ross is a former pupil of the school, an internationally acclaimed artist, one of our school houses is named in his honour. Altogether it was very enjoyable evening as we celebrated the greatest asset of Glengormley High School our wonderful pupils.

Congratulations to all those who received awards and many thanks to Ross Wilson for his speech and distributing the awards. Here are some of the photos taken during the event – look for some familiar faces.

Year 8 Smashing Pumpkins




Year 8 spent some form time this week carving pumpkins. A competition was then held to see who had the best pumpkin.