The ‘Concern Debates’ is the biggest school debating competition in the South of Ireland. Being Concern Worldwide’s flagship schools activity, the Concern Worldwide debates have been running for over 30 years. Throughout the competition's history, more than 45,000 students have engaged in the debates and around 120...

Students from Ulidia Integrated College took part in a Carrickfergus Learning Community event at Carrickfergus Grammar school. The event was designed to increase female participation in STEM subjects by increasing knowledge. The Year 10 girls took part in an interactive quiz about STEM, and then built their...

On Tuesday 20th January 2015, Year 11 took part in the ‘Connected’ workshop run by The Pregnancy Resource Centre in Carrickfergus. ‘Connected’ has been developed in partnership with the local schools and addresses the many risks involving technology and the internet.   The main aim of the...

Members of the Year 14 COPE class welcomed Mr Jock McGowan from the Red Cross for the first in a course of four one-hour lessons in Emergency First Aid.   The course will cover: • Management of an unconscious casualty • CPR • Artificial ventilation • Severe blood loss and shock   Successful...

Over the last two weeks Year 9 took part in the Translink Eco-Schools Travel Challenge. Participating in the Travel Challenge is a means for schools to cover the general topic of ‘Transport’ which will then contribute to their overall Eco-Schools Award assessment. It aims to...

Year 13 Travel and Tourism students took part in a dragons den activity on Thursday 22nd January. Students had prepared a business plan and presentation for the event, regarding a trip that they would like to run. The event was part of their BTEC level...

On Thursday 15th January, Miss Connolly and 2 A Level History students, Rachael Keatley and Hannah Irvine flew to Krakow in Poland, along with some teachers and students from Downshire, Cariickfergus College and Carrickfergus Grammar. We had all been invited by Carrickfergus Council in order...