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News Archive September 2020

EXAMINATION RESULTS 2020

Posted on 11th September 2020

Following the release of 2020 examination results, Mr Dunlop (Acting Principal) has reported that 99.3% of A Level students in St. Mary’s Grammar School, Magherafelt were awarded 3 A* - C grades while 99.8% of all entries resulted in A* - C grades. 

At GCSE, 84.2% of pupils achieved A* - B in 7 or more subjects, including English and Maths.  

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Welcome Year 8!

Posted on 18th September 2020

We are delighted with how well our new Year 8 pupils have settled in to life at St. Mary’s as we come to the end of their first two weeks of lessons. We wish the class of 2020 every success as they begin their journeys of excellence at St. Mary’s.

 

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UNIVERSITY OF EXETER KEY STAGE 4 CLIMATE CHANGE GRAND CHALLENGE

Posted on 23rd September 2020

This year, the University of Exeter set a Grand Challenge for Key Stage 4 pupils. Students were asked to submit an essay discussing what concerns them most about climate change. Peter Cassidy (Year 12) was awarded first place - a £100 Amazon voucher and a University hoodie for his entry. Peter’s unique approach in critiquing the question and the intertwining of Religion (and Nemo!) into the theme impressed the judges.

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NATIONAL CHILDREN’S BUREAU SURVEY – MENTAL HEALTH

Posted on 23rd September 2020

The National Children’s Bureau survey for children and young people on mental health services in Northern Ireland is now open.

Children and young people between the ages of 13-25 are being asked what they need and want from mental health services in Northern Ireland. 

The link to the survey is:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YA-survey


The closing date for the completion of the survey is 1 October 2020.

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MID-ULSTER DISTRICT COUNCIL YOUTH VOICE

Posted on 25th September 2020

Mid Ulster District Council is seeking YOUTH VOICE members to represent the voices of young people across Mid Ulster. 

Young People aged 16 – 21 years old who live in the district are invited to apply to be part of Mid Ulster Youth Voice. This 2 year programme will be managed by the Council in Partnership with the Education Authority Youth Service. 

Youth Voice will provide young people with the opportunity to:

- engage with key decision makers;

- have their say on local issues; 

- meet new friends; 

- be a representative voice for young people in their area; and 

- be involved and pro-actively engaged with local decision-making processes.

Mid Ulster Youth Voice will meet on a regular basis to identify and take forward common issues relating to young people in the local area along with opportunities for residentials and to participate in study visits to UK or Ireland.

For more information and the online application form visit: www.midulstercouncil.org/youthvoice

The deadline for applications is Friday 23 October 2020. 

 

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