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News Archive January 2019

GIFTS OF LOVE

Posted on 16th January 2019

This year, St. Mary’s launched the Trócaire Gifts of Love initiative. Staff and senior pupils responded with resounding generosity to the campaign by purchasing a range of global gifts. 

On sale were gifts of chicks, solar lamps, soap, school kits, goats, school lunches and bee hives. The money raised from the sale of these gifts will go to the developing world to improve the lives of those who live there. Funds generated through Gifts of Love will also fund critical work in Trócaire’s Justice, Resource Rights and Women’s Empowerment programmes. 

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THRIVING IN THEOLOGY!

Posted on 18th January 2019

Lauren Toner picks up second place in Chester University Religious Studies Essay Writing Competition.

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OPEN EVENINGS 2019

Posted on 24th January 2019

On Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 January 2019, hundreds of Primary 6 and Primary 7 pupils, along with their parents and guardians, took the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the St. Mary’s experience by attending one of the school’s annual Open Evenings.  

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CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2019

Posted on 28th January 2019

St. Mary’s is joining schools across the globe in celebrating Catholic Schools Week 2019 from 27 January to 3 February 2019.  

The theme of this year’s Catholic Schools Week is ‘Celebrating the Work of Our Local Catholic Schools’. 

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STUDYING FRENCH: A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Posted on 28th January 2019

On Friday 25 January 2019, five Year 13 French students - Rhiannon Quinn, Conor Bradley, Una Campbell, Declan Murray and David Cosgrove - had the opportunity to attend an AS Level French Day at Queen’s University, Belfast.  

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JOURNEY THROUGH THE HOLY LAND

Posted on 29th January 2019

As part of the Senior School General RE provision, speakers are organised for Year 14 students throughout the year. Recently, the pupils were brought on a virtual tour of the Holy Land by Mr. A. Thomson. 

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