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News Archive May 2019

IRISH NEWS CRITICAL LITERACY PROJECT

Posted on 20th May 2019

In English, Year 8 pupils enjoyed their student edition of The Irish News every Wednesday for eight weeks as part of the Irish News Critical Literacy Project.  The project is designed to deliver news and develop literacy understanding in the classroom.  Highlights involved Student Bingo and The Scavenger Hunt which required pupils to compete to find articles on various topics.  St. Mary’s was one of just three schools to win a day trip to The Irish News headquarters in June.  We are confident that we have a number of future journalists in our midst. 

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ST. MARY’S STUDENTS NAMED FINALISTS IN NATIONAL LEGAL COMPETITION

Posted on 24th May 2019

Two Year 13 students from St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt have successfully reached the final of the ‘Legal Apprentice’ competition.  

Una Campbell and Luke McCallion will compete against three other schools from the UK to be crowned the winning team in the final at News UK (Headquarters of The Times) on 19 June 2019.

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