Ulidia’s annual Sports Day took place on Friday 22nd May. Thankfully there was no rain and a fun day was had by everyone involved. Many congratulations to all pupils who took part and a very big thank you to all the Ulidia staff for making it such a successful day.
Congratulations to Mr Armstrong who is the clear winner of this year’s fantasy football competition with his team ‘Otis Super Leeds Cat’. Most of the season saw Mr Jamison at the top of the leaderboard but some naïve tactical manoeuvres and ill-advised transfers saw his ‘Comber Blues’ team slip up like Stevie Gerrard. Mr […]
The Board of Governors, Principal and staff of Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus, are delighted with the announcement from the Education Minister, Mr John O’Dowd, that he has approved our application to increase our admission number from 80 to 100 and our overall enrolment to 620 students from September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. […]
Earlier on this week, the camera that we had set up in the birdbox captured the hatching of 5 eggs in the nest. Below is a clip of Mummy and Daddy Bluetit feeding their young.
Congratulations to Year 11 student Martin Mullan who has won the Ulidia Chess Championship. This is the second year running that Martin has been crowned the Ulidia chess champion. Commiserations to his worthy opponent in the final, Year 10 pupil Aaron Cunningham who put up a valiant effort. We look forward to them both […]
Parenting NI are currently carrying out a consultation on behalf of the Dept of Education on how GCSE’s are graded here in Northern Ireland. If you have a child in post-primary school and would be interested in taking part in the survey, please click on the link below. Please also feel free to forward this […]
Year 9 student Ethan White recently took part in an Irish dancing competition called, ‘An Tostal Feis’, in Sligo. Participating in the Boys Under 14 category, Ethan came first in the Hornpipe, Reel and Set Dance. This comes just a month after Ethan competed in the CLRG World Irish Dancing Championship in Montreal. Up next for […]
Having qualified for the championships Year 8 student Erin Maguire set off to compete in all three of her events on Wednesday 13th May at Antrim Forum. First up for Erin was the high jump. A field of 11 was very quickly whittled down to 3 girls who all cleared 1.30m. Erin and a […]
Recently in Ulidia Integrated College, we were lucky enough to welcome two incredible teachers all the way from Germany. Our guests Anika and Joseph both travelled from different states in Germany and therefore teach at different schools, but they both travelled with the same purpose; to study the educational culture in Northern Ireland and to […]
Thursday 30th April 2015 saw 12 Ulidia pupils head to Antrim Forum to participate in the NEBSSA Athletics first round competition. They competed against schools including, Downshire, Carrick College, Larne High, Glengormely High, Ballyclare Secondary, Carrick Grammar and Monkstown. Five of our 12 pupils made finals in their respective events. Year 10 student Niambh […]