Today Year 12 boys were at an anti-social behaviour seminar organised by the Police&Community Safety partnership. It was based on a drama that used a lot of humour to highlight serious issues facing our young people today. It was a super event that had all of our pupils engaged and they thoroughly enjoyed the Q and A session with the PSNI. The two police officers were a credit to the force. The actors were super. Our pupils were a credit to themselves and our school. Well done lads!

Year 9 Young Enterprise Workshop

Year 9 pupils had Young Enterprise during their Learning for Life and Work period. They had the opportunity to explore business and enterprise. They had an enjoyable interactive seminar and they were a credit to the school.

My Mind poetry corner and lunchtime treats on World Mental Health Day

Today was World Mental Health Awareness Day and we had a super time with Year 8 at lunch. Many of the students took part in poetry readings in our ‘Poet’s Corner’. This was over seen by our literacy co-ordinator Mrs McWilliams. Staff and other pupils were so impressed with our talented group of pupils who wrote and delivered their poem with confidence and clarity. One group of students sang ‘Help’ by the Beatles again demonstrating the talent of our young people. Finally, thanks again to Tesco for providing ice cream and hot chocolate for the students. #aspiretosucceed #learningwithoutlimits

Breaktime treats for Staff and Year 14 on World Mental Health Day

Today was World Mental Health Awareness Day and we had a fun day in School. Pupils and staff had the opportunity to wear something purple to help raise awareness for mental health issues. Staff and Year 14 pupils enjoyed break together with enhanced refreshments donated by our local Tesco store. Thanks to the store’s Community Champion Tara Morrow for the kind delivery of cakes and buns. See if you can spot any famous faces in the Staff room.

Year 10 LLW Hate Crimes Seminar

It was Year 10’s turn today to take part in the Hate Crimes Seminar provided by the Community Relations Forum.

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Year 9 LLW Hate Crime Seminar

Year 9 had an engaging seminar with Kathy Wolfe from the Community Relations Forum. The seminar, organised through Learning for Life and Work, highlighted different types of hate crime and how we can respond as individuals.

Year 8 LLW Hate Crimes Seminar

Year 8 had an engaging seminar with Kathy Wolfe from the Community Relations Forum. The seminar, organised through Learning for Life and Work, highlighted different types of hate crime and how we can respond as individuals.

Year 13 at Top Table debate with Stephen Nolan

As part of Learning for Life and Work some of our Year 13 students had the opportunity to sit in the audience of the ‘Top Table’ hosted by Stephen Nolan. The debate was based on Brexit, trust in local politicians and sexism. The show is on BBC1 at 22.40 on Wednesday 19th September. Check out the photos and see if you can spot our super students.

Year 8 Translink Safety Bus Visit

Our Year 8 pupils enjoyed a morning in the Translink Safety Bus as part of Learning for Life and Work. See if you can spot some of our super Year 8 pupils.