All Yr10 pupils participated in our ‘Choosing Science’ event on Monday 12th February. Pupils were inspired by a wide range of science ambassadors from the local community who presented their experiences to the pupils, ensuring pupils are more informed as they move forward with subject and career choices this year. Representative scientists from the Lough’s Agency and Seagate were very welcome and it was great to see past pupils Katie Christie who is currently working in the field of gene therapy and Laura McElhinney, who is working in the engineering field at Seagate. Software developing, building engineering and experimental medical research from QUB were also represented. Please Click Here view further pictures from the day. A ‘robotics’ workshop from Sentinus was also on offer as a supplementary activity in the afternoon.
Congratulations to Emma, Nicole and Hannah who will represent Foyle College at the regional final of KoC Public Speaking Competition.
Today, the girls’ speech on the bars and walls faced by young people was both inspirational and informative, receiving high praise from the adjudicators.
Well done, girls!
Personal Economics brings financial capability to life. In this programme students are challenged to consider the ups and downs they will face in handling their own financial futures. Participants get a hands-on introduction to credit and debt, savings, investments and budgeting. Students work individually and in groups through a series of fun activities. Personal Economics provides an understanding of their role in society and the economy as consumers, employees, taxpayers, investors and borrowers.
Year 11 and 12 School Council Members, alongside pupils from Lumen Christi , enjoying an informative and interesting session with the Holywell Trust’s ‘Human Library Project’ this morning
Congratulations to all our Year 8 pupils who took part in our very enjoyable DJ Workshop on Wednesday Feb 7th. The event was hosted by Kwa Daniels CEO of Bounce Culture. Bounce Culture are a team of creative industry facilitators who are passionate about empowering young people to connect with their “Inner Rhythm” by taking part in musical activities that encourage daily happiness and self-expression. Other skills developed through the art of DJing include:
- Improving Confidence and Self –Esteem
- Understanding of peer pressure
- Personal Motivation
- Learning to cope with stress
- Developing Teamwork Skills.