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Yr8 STEM Club recap 2017

Year 8 STEM Club had its last meeting just before easter and enjoyed a high attendance of 20+ pupils weekly throughout the year.  Please click on the link to the gallery to view more photos of the activities completed this year. Pupils have had the opportunity to choose and complete  many science & technology based activities of interest to them which fall outside the practicals conducted during class time - making bath bombs, making& testing glues, dissecting owl pellets, robot building !…. making a notebook holder, spaghetti tower building and copper sulfate geodes to mention a few!

 

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French Debating Competition

Foyle College win the Sixth Form inter-schools French Debating Competition! Foyle –captained by Susanne Marshall, picked up the shield after a full day’s competition at Queen’s University. The win marked a ‘first’ in the school’s history.

 

 

 

The team – Susanne Marshall, Abbie Baird and Mark Robinson pictured with the headmaster Mr Allen, Head of Department Ms McAuley and the French assistant Angelique Mazuy.

 

Foyle College AWARE

This is Foyle College's Mental Health Awareness Week which has been organised by the Sixth Form Health Committee.  We have a range of events taking place all week.  The most significant is our 'Cycle to Break the Cycle', where we have been raising awareness of the charity, 'AWARE NI' and its role in supporting persons who are affected by poor mental health, and are coping with Depression and Bipolar disorder. 

Members of pupils and staff are cycling from Monday to Friday, during school hours to raise funds for this worthwhile charity. 

Our itinerary includes: PIPS training for pupils on 'Healthy Minds' and 'Resilience', and 'Prevention of Suicide and Self-Harm' for parents, programmes from AWARE and ZEST, Healthy Eating workshops and 'Friday Feeling' where we will have music played across the school at intervals.

We wish to promote good mental health.  Our aim is to provide coping strategies for dealing with stress and instil resilience in every pupil at Foyle College.