Congratulations to Foyle students Katie House 8E, Rebecca Cole (9A), Elizabeth Hume (11B ), Lauren Devenney (11E ) & Morrigan Johnston (14A ) who were awarded prize certificates by Education Authority Music Service for attaining highest marks in their graded music examinations in the western region. Certificates were presented by Mr Donal Doherty (Head of Music) at a special awards ceremony in Omagh on May 14th.
Yr8 & Y9 science visits to Nesswoods & Castlerock which took place week beginning 01 June.
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The winners of the Salters Challenge were as follows: 1st place: Foyle College; 2nd place: Loreto Letterkenny; 3rd place: St Cecilia’s College
Audrey Strong from the Salters Institute said the Salters Festival of Chemistry at the North West Regional College’s (NWRC) Strand Road campus
set a precedent for similar festival events to take place across Further Education Colleges in Northern Ireland.
“We have been mightily impressed with this College, both in terms of its course provision and learning environment, and also it’s partnerships with stakeholders across the industry,” she added.
“We wish to congratulate all of the young pupils who took part in the events, and hope that their experiences have enabled them to consider a career in this industry for the future,” said Ms Strong.
Despite the blustery weather, there were smiles all round earlier today, when the first sod was cut at the site of what will soon be the new Foyle College and Ebrington Primary School complex off Limavady Road.
The Boards of Governors members, principals and elected representatives stoody proudly by as the Minister for Education John O’Dowd, performed the official ceremony.
Guests at the ceremony included the master of the Merchant Taylors’ livery company and representatives from the Honourable The Irish Society.Durkan welcomes ‘sod cut’ on Derry’s new £35m schools
Among those to attend was SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan, who welcomed today’s event at the former army barracks on the Clooney Road, saying it paved the way for expansion options at the Magee campus of Ulster University.