General News

On Thursday 2nd May the Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Candidates began their practice expedition in the Mourne Mountains. The group spent three days in the mountains where they successfully navigated a tricky route that took them over and around mountains as well as through...

Year 14 students today left their formal lessons behind to begin their examination period. In a special leavers assembly they were able to talk about old times over lunch. The principal and staff of the college would like to wish them every success in their...

Tuesday 28th May - Friday 31st May 2019 Please find below the internal and external exam timetables.  It is important that all students and parents / carers know the dates and times of the exams applicable to them.  Please familiarise yourself with this timetable and the respective rooms...

Year 10 have been studying local and global citizenship this term in their Learning for Life and Work classes. As part of this unit students planned an active citizenship activity. Well done to 10 MCL and 10 STL who chose to complete a litter picking...

On Tuesday 9th April year 9 students had the opportunity to attend a Young Entrepreneur workshop. During the workshop pupils had the opportunity to self evaluate their own entrepreneurial skills and to work in teams to develop creative ideas for a business. The pupils then...

Congratulations to Karl in Year 13 who has joined the Northern Ireland Grassroots Youth Forum. Karl took up his place on Saturday 6th April when he attended a meeting at the Seamus Heaney Home Place in Bellaghy. The Forum works to improve the Grassroots programme...

Several of our year 13 Mentors have received their school certificates for volunteering.  They are part of the Millennium Volunteer programme with Volunteer Now and have successfully completed their first certificate for over 25 hours Mentoring at Ulidia.  The programme enables our sixth form students...

Year 8 students raised the fantastic sum of £750 for the Cancer Fund for Children, through their ReadOn sponsored challenge.  Rebecca Oates from the Cancer Fund for Children was presented with a cheque at the Year 8 assembly. A huge thank you to all who contributed! ...

On 22nd February Peter Mullan from 14PTT was the Youth Ambassador for Northern Ireland at the Ministerial Symposium on Marine Litter held in Strathclyde University in Scotland. The opportunity was given to Peter by Gillian Kinnier and Claire Vincent from DEARA and through Eco Schools Northern Ireland. Well...

Members of our whole school Eco Team attended the Northern Ireland Eco Teachers Conference on 21st March in W5. Students attended a series of workshops hosted by Lizzie Daly and Goeff Begley. They had the opportunity to learn more about the issue of plastic waste and...