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Junior Rugby Tour 2013 - Scotland

Junior Rugby Tour

On Tuesday the 12th of March, the U14 rugby team left for Edinburgh for our annual rugby tour guided by Mr Barnett, Mr Stewart, Mr Funston and Mr Orr. We were all very excited and were looking forward to playing our matches. We had 3 fixtures organised, George Watson College, The High School of Glasgow and Edinburgh High School. As well as our rugby matches we had lots of other activities to look forward to.

 

Une Troupe Théâtrale Française Visite Foyle College

 

Une Troupe Théâtrale Française Visite Foyle College

On Tuesday 19th March we were very privileged to have a French Theatre Company in school, who performed for our pupils in Yrs 9 and 11. Their performance was called Le Bon Roi and, to the great delight of the audience, some of our very own talented linguists had starring roles in the production, too! A wonderful learning experience, which was thoroughly enjoyed by all!

‘C’était fantastique!’ les élèves de Foyle College

 

Red Nose Day 2013

The student middle school council were involved in organising a wear red day, and organised a bun sale to raise money for comic relief.  We raised a total of £1064 thanks to all our students for making the Red Nose Day a great success and raising funds for great causes here in the UK and in Africa, you can find out more information about red nose day and the charities they support by Clicking Here


Photos Ski Trip Alpe D'Huez 2013

Photos of the 2013 Ski trip are now available to view, this years trip was a great success with students spending time on the Alps with world class instructors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition Champions!

 

Congratulations to our Junior Magistrates’ team who won the Northern Ireland Mock Trial Court Competition in Laganside Court on Saturday 9th March.  The team were exemplary and their preparation and dedication to the competition was highly commended by the officiating judge.

They were up against St. Dominic’s girls’ grammar school and Portora Royal School, Enniskillen.  The judges were really impressed with the Foyle team and we won by a considerable points margin.

 

 

Reach Across Event

Pupils of Foyle College and St Columbs College pictured at a recent Reach Across event.
R.E.A.C.H Across is a cross-community organisation for young people in the North-West region of Northern Ireland.

 

 

Is there a future in electric cars?

Is there a future in electric cars?

On Wednesday the 6th of March year 14 Technology & Design students travelled to the Titanic Quarter in Belfast to take part in a debate involving the future of electric cars replacing the need for diesel/petrol vehicles. Ross Frazer won a prize for outstanding contribution for writing a witty poem for their presentation in which they had to debate the perspective of young people. The highlight of the day was being allowed to test drive electric cars as well as impressive mentalist tricks from BBC1’s David Meade.

Hockey News

Hockey News

We had five girls in total who qualified for the Western Hockey Squads. Esther Hume and Kelsey Hargan got selected for the U15 squad. With Katie Scott, Rosie McSorley and Tara Mackey being selected for the U17 squad.

The girls will now play in the area board tournament held in Lisnagarvey. The U15 tournament is on 10th April and the U17 tournament is on the 14th March. All the best to all the girls in these tournaments.

 

 

Shrove Tuesday

Year 8 pupils had the opportunity to take part in a lunchtime pancake making class to celebrate Shrove Tuesday.
Year 11 GCSE Hospitality pupils joined in the fun helping to assist the year 8 pupils. This was a great success and was enjoyed by all involved.

STEM Navy visit

Thursday 31 January at Springtown when Royal Navy conducted a Stem based workshop to Yr10 pupils. This generated a greater understanding of the work carried out by the Navy and pupils had the opportunity to find out the science behind how gas turbine blades were designed for efficient fuel consumption alongside  other tasks which promoted both their mathematical and communication skills.

 

 

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