Over the past few weeks Year 9 have been busy studying the weather. As part of their unit of work they studied patterns of weather in the UK at summer and winter time, as well as rainfall patterns throughout the year.   For their assessment students prepared...

Schools in the Carrickfergus area were invited to enter the ECO CHALLENGE competition to bid for funding, in order to implement an eco-project. A group of Geography students from Year 11 took up the challenge and developed a business plan for an App about energy. When completed,...

Head Prefect Thomas Adams was delighted to welcome visitors from the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. Kellie Turtle Education Worker from the Commission was accompanied by the Chief Commissioner Les Allamby and Commissioners Christine Collins and Alan McBride.   Thomas was able to voice his concerns...

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...