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National Citizen Service

Darragh from NCS delivered a presentation to our Y11-13 pupils this morning, outlining their social action project to potential applicants. The autumn project begins at the end of October and will end prior to Christmas, offering pupils the opportunities to complete a residential, skills workshops and devise a social action project. Furthermore, work with NCS can count towards pupils’ volunteering hours for their Millennium Awards.

Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis and are available at the following link:

http://pages.ncs-email.co.uk/YPOJNorthernIreland/

Young Enterprise 2017

Year 8 pupils who participated in the Young Enterprise ‘Your School, Your Business’ Seminar on Friday 8th September.  This is an exciting and engaging way to introduce pupils to their new school.  The younger pupils were ably assisted by Year 13 & Year 14 students who willingly gave up their free periods to help Adele and Eimear, the Young Enterprise Trainers.

 

Bus Service Drumahoe Towards Foyle College

 From Drumahoe towards Foyle College:

In order to ease congestion in the area of Drumahoe Primary School and Hazelbank Road, the two buses from Drumahoe to Foyle College will, from Tuesday 4 September 2017, start from the stop at the Three Mile House and will not serve the stop at the Former Faughan Valley.
 

Translink Bus Thompsons Corner

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If a pupil lives near Thompsons Corner they will have to go to the Faughan Valley stop as well as the buses cannot go to Thompsons Corner.

GCSE Results 2017

Massively well done to the 9 pupils who achieved 9 or more A grades or better in their GCSE results today. A great set of results all round. Great to see so many smiling faces. Well done everyone!

 

Year 8 Induction Summer Scheme

Our incoming Year 8 pupils thoroughly enjoyed their trip to Brunswick Moviebowl during the final day of their Summer Scheme. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' was a huge hit with everyone...not forgetting the popcorn, ice cream and nachos!

See you all next Friday for your induction morning.

A-Level Results 2017

Congratulations to the 13 pupils who achieved 3 or more A grades in their AS examinations and to the 6 pupils who achieved 4 A grades. Well done everyone!

Slice of Pi 2017

Our Year 10 pupils are the proud recipients of the Most innovative and Creative Idea Award and The Best Overall Entry Award at the Seagate and STEM Aware ceremony, which was held in The Great Hall in Magee University.

Congratulations to all involved and a thanks to Michael Downey, Year 11, for making their video entries.

 

Learn to Earn 2017

‘Learn To Earn' is an engaging and thought provoking Young Enterprise programme that challenges Year 11 pupils to make the connection between education, training and employment. 

On Thursday 22nd June 2017, under the watchful eye of Karen Murphy, Young Enterprise Trainer, Year 11 pupils engaged in a variety of different activities which helped them understand how the learning and training opportunities available in school and the decisions they make now will influence their future careers and their happiness in later life.