Author: MrParkes

Year 10 pupils took part in the Project Business Programme organised by Young Enterprise NI. The workshop enabled every student to get involved and engaged in learning about business. Facilitated by trainer Stephanie Allen, the students learned how to work effectively in teams to make a...

9L LLW were delighted to receive their Tesco vouchers from PSNI Carrickfergus for taking part in their most recent competition “Stamp out Hate Crime” Pupils had to design a poster for “Hate Crime”. A big well done to all pupils involved. ...

Congratulations to the Year 8 hockey team who put in a super performance at their first 8 a-side hockey tournament at Carrick Academy on Friday 22nd January. Despite the difficult weather conditions the girls  were in high spirits and played with enthusiasm and determination. Special mention...

As part of their Duke of Edinburgh Silver Award last year students completed the Grassroots Challenge as their expedition Aim. This involved collecting primary data to survey local wildlife while on the expedition. Then students gave a presentation to Ulster Wildlife about their findings.  On Friday...

On Thursday 21 November year 8 had the opportunity to attend the Bin It roadshow at Ulidia. All of Year 8 had the opportunity to attend the interactive workshop which was led by Wrigleys Bin It Team, supported by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.  The workshop explored...

On Friday 8th November after school the Eco Team surveyed Fair Trade products available in Carrickfergus. The team developed their survey during previous after school sessions. Within their survey the team asked local shopkeepers about fair trade products that they sell, they also asked local cafes...

As part of their course, year 14 Travel and Tourism students are required to plan a tourism event. This year the group worked hard to plan an attraction visit to Belfast for year 12 Geography and Travel and Tourism students. Students enjoyed a tour of Crumlin...

Every Friday afternoon the Eco Mentors from Ulidia Integrated College Sixth Form visit our neighbouring Acorn Integrated Primary School. The mentors work with the Acorn students to support them with environmentally based projects. This is the third year of this partnership. Last Friday on 18th October...

Congratulations to Holly Watson who has won the school heat of the Rotary Youth Leadership competition. This competition is one the longest running youth projects and it rewards young people with clear leadership potential based on their extra-curricular activities. Holly now goes forward to the district...