Former pupil Laura McElhinney from class of 2015, has been shortlisted for the Range Rover Evoque WISE campaign. (Women in Science and Engineering.) Laura is now an engineering student at Queen’s University. We wish her all every success as she takes on the challenging final stage of the competition. Click the link for more details.
Member of the Bar Mock Trial team who took part in the Citizenship Bar Mock Trial competition in the High Court, Belfast on Saturday 28th November. The Foyle team won their cases against Methodist College and Dalriada (who went on the win the entire competition). The pupils were a credit to the school and are to be commended for their hard work and dedication.
Lara Dingley, Y14, and Rachel Newhouse, Y13, were both successful in their applications to the highly competitive Points of Light Ambassadorship. In Northern Ireland only 6 Ambassadors were chosen to promote the Award, gain stories and submit those case studies to the Cabinet Office for consideration. These young volunteers will be supported by the Cabinet Office.
Points of Light UK has been developed in partnership with the hugely successful Points of Light programme in America, which was established by President George H W Bush, and has since recognised over 5,000 individuals and has the support of President Barack Obama
Foyle College hosted a multiagency Road Safety demonstration as part of the Year 13 Personal Development scheme. An emotional, yet educational experience.
Representatives from the PSNI, Fire Service, Ambulance Service, Youth Justice and a local funeral director’s gave poignant accounts of the impacts road collisions can have on victims and their families.