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News Archive June 2019

MARTIN O’FARRELL CUP CHAMPIONS 2019

Posted on 03rd June 2019

After losing their opening game to Omagh CBS by one point, the Year 8 boys dusted themselves down to go on a run that would lead them all the way to the Martin O’Farrell Cup. 

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LIFEWORKS ESSAY COMPETITION

Posted on 03rd June 2019

For the third successive year, a St. Mary’s student achieved a top award in the LifeWorks Education National Life Advocate Essay Competition.  Year 14 student, Anne McCoy, was Highly Commended for the excellent essay she submitted in response to the words of Pope Francis: “The right to life is the first among human rights.”  

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5* NEWS EXPERIENCE DAY WITH THE IRISH NEWS

Posted on 19th June 2019

All Year 8 pupils participated enthusiastically in The Critical Literacy Project through The Irish News earlier in the year.  This involved reading weekly student editions of The Irish News and completing various activities based on that week’s newspaper. The aim of the project was to develop pupils’ literacy skills and 8C were the worthy winners of a day spent at The Irish News Offices, in Belfast and at Inter-press, on the 18th June, learning all about how the different sections of the paper are planned and put together.

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ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL, MAGHERAFELT WINS FINAL OF NATIONAL LEGAL COMPETITION

Posted on 26th June 2019

Two Year 13 pupils from St. Mary’s have been crowned the winning team in a prestigious national legal competition.

Una Campbell and Luke McCallion competed against 8 other finalists from three schools across the UK in the “The Legal  Apprentice” competition, hosted by law firm Kingsley Napley LLP in partnership with The Times. 

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