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News Archive February 2019

SHARED EDUCATION CIVIL RIGHTS EVENT

Posted on 05th February 2019

Veterans of the US Civil Rights Movement, Dr Rip Patton and Dr Sybil Hampton, joined political activist, Eamonn McCann, to speak at a Shared Education History Project hosted by Magherafelt High School.

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ST. MARY’S STUDENTS COMPETE IN BRITISH PHYSICS OLYMPIAD

Posted on 05th February 2019

Nine Year 14 students from St. Mary’s have taken part in the first round of the British Physics Olympiad.  

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HEART HEALTH SCHOOL MILE CHALLENGE 2019

Posted on 06th February 2019

Just before half term, all Key Stage 3 pupils in St. Mary’s took part in a ‘School Mile Challenge’ in order to increase their awareness of the benefits of exercise to their heart health and overall lifestyle as part of the school’s Health Education programme.

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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Posted on 07th February 2019

Year 14 students in St. Mary’s have held a raffle and raised £331.65 for the AWARE charity to thank them for delivering the Mood Matters programme in the school last year.  

The programme gives young people the knowledge and skills which they can use to build good mental health and develop resilience to better deal with problems and challenges.  Margaret McCrossan from AWARE attended an assembly during Northern Ireland’s Young People’s Mental Health Week to thank pupils for their fundraising efforts. 

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PRIMARY SCHOOLS GAELIC TOURNAMENT

Posted on 27th February 2019

St. Mary’s hosted its annual Primary School Gaelic Football Tournament on Wednesday 27 February 2019 in Meadowbank Sports Arena

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