During October 2017 the geography department participated in the world's largest lesson. This is an event where pupils all over the world throughout all UN countries participate in the same lesson during the same time based on the global development goals. Learners in KS3 had...

The Great British Bake Off team have been in touch with Mrs Ford, Head of Home Economics, and are looking for the best baking talent from Carrickfergus to apply for the next series of the Bake Off on Channel 4. We would love to see...

Mrs Moore's Year 9 Home Economics classes were busy making Halloween shortbread as a treat during the last week of October. Pupils displayed excellent creativity in decorating their spooky spiders, bats and ghosts. The year 9's displayed a variety of skills, such as: rolling, cutting, baking...

On Friday 20th October the Ulidia Eco team held a litter picking event around the school grounds.   In the aftermath of storm Ophelia the eco team recognised that the school grounds had been littered by litter blowing in to school grounds and also by litter being blown out...

Ulidia pupil, Dylan travelled as a member of Cairndhu Rowing Club to the Ulster Coastal Rowing Championship held in Ballyshannon as part of the U21 Mens Quad 2300m in July winning second place silver. Dylan went on to complete in August in the All Ireland Coastal...

On Thursday 12th October Travel and Tourism learners were visited by Professor Boyd from the Ulster University. Professor Stephen Boyd gave an overview of his background; Professor Boyd gained a degree in Geography from Queens then moved to Canada to gain a Master and PhD in...

Students from Year 11 Food and Nutrition and Year 11 Contemporary Cuisine were treated to a visit from the Livestock and Meat Commission on Monday 9th October 2017. The classes were combined for a cookery demonstration from Hilary Stevenson, who talked to the students about...

The GCSE and AS-Level RE class had a visit from Chloe Loughridge from 'Invisible Traffick'.  Chloe allowed us to interact with her as she explained the work of her charity in Northern Ireland and beyond.  We were aghast at the statistics of human trafficking on...