The day was held at the home of rugby, where Sky Sports Pundit and World Champion boxer, Johnny Nelson kicked off the day’s events and led a full day of activities and celebrations alongside twenty amazing Athlete Mentors.​ Year 12 student Catriona Mc Coy, has been awarded second place in a national essay-writing competition for senior cycle students.Read full story A Level students in St Mary’s Grammar School had cause for celebration following the publication of this year’s examination results.

Mary’s Shoebox Appeal will help to bring festive cheer to some of the poorest communities across Eastern Europe. Mary’s students and staff stood in solidarity with schools and dioceses all over the world to remember Christian martyrs and those who have suffered or died for their faith Read full story The group stage of this year’s Casement Cup was a very mixed one for St. Going in to the final group game, the boys travelled to an impressive set-up in Dungannon to take on St. Read full story regional heat of the Poetry Aloud competition in the Linenhall Library, Belfast.

The competition required pupils to perform from memory a prescribed poem by Patrick Kavanagh and a poem of their own choice. Mary’s, Ciara Hampsey, visited the Art Department to deliver a Halloween special effects make-up workshop.

The Life Advocate Awards were set up to encourage research and critical-thinking on human rights and right to life issues.

Students were asked to discuss the words of Martin Luther King who said: ‘Our lives begin to end, the moment we become silent about the things which matter’. Mary’s Grammar students received the prestigious Purple Flag award at a ceremony held in Leopardstown recently.

Making its third appearance in a Mac Rory Cup final on St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt is hoping that it will be third time lucky for the school when its senior football team meet St.

Patrick’s Day, the school made history when it collected the trophy for the first time following a 0-19 to 0-13 victory over St. Colman’s College, Newry in the final of the Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Mac Rory Cup competition in Armagh on St. Having previously made it to the final of the competition in 19, St.

A fantastic effort was displayed by everyone who took part.

These were extremely impressive results considering there were a total of 19 schools participating and, therefore, made St.

More than 60 pupils from Year 10 - Year 14 enthusiastically took part in the exciting event which included a demonstration by Ciara as well as the opportunity to experiment with the shocking special effects techniques themselves.

Read full story On Thursday 26 October 2017, pupils from six local primary schools got into the Halloween spirit as artist and past pupil, Ciara Hampsey, demonstrated special effects techniques and led a special effects workshop Read full story We are delighted that Liverpool University will be here on Monday 16 October delivering a talk about their University.

Year 8, 9 and 10 pupils participated in the NEBSSA Cross Country event at Ulster University, Coleraine on Tuesday 13th December 2016.