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Year 10 App Development Workshops
03/02/2016 | General News

Pupils in year 10 took part in an App Development workshop today (2nd February). This programme has been designed to encourage Key Stage 3 students to consider a career in Software Development. The programme has been developed in response to the current skills shortage in the IT sector and more specifically in Software Development.
During the course of the workshop students had the opportunity to develop their own Mobile Applications and download them onto Tablets. Using the App Development progr ...

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Laser Tag Event - A2 PE Class
03/02/2016 | General News

Members of the A2 PE class are running their Laser Tag active leisure event this afternoon.  The event runs from 1-5pm and involves 100 pupils from all year groups (mostly seniors). It takes place over lunch/Senior games and after school.

Banbridge Academy Students Raise £500 for Rotary International Shelterbox
03/02/2016 | General News

Members of the Banbridge  Rotary Club visited the school recently to offer their heartfelt thanks to the staff and pupils of Banbridge Academy for their generosity in raising £500 for a shelterbox through their charity collections.   The shelterbox contains a 10-man tent, cooking utensils, a stove, sleeping bags. a water purification system and much more. The shelterboxes are distributed a ...

Banbridge Academy Runners Shine in County Down Cross Country Championships
03/02/2016 | General News

Eighteen Academy athletes didn’t let the conditions spoil their success at the County Down Schools Cross Country Championships, held on 28th January at a muddy Dellamont Country Park; and in ten races, 2 athletes claimed Gold and 4 more qualified for the Ulster championships at Mallusk. With the wet weather the course was understandably heavy, and indeed had to be altered to allow the races to  ...

Downloading Microsoft Office for students
25/01/2016 | General News

Using the following link, students can now download a full version of Microsoft Office for free, on 5 devices, Mac or PC, of their own choice.   the install instuctions as givn by C2K can be found by clicking on the following link:-   Downloading Office for Students

Open Night 2016
12/01/2016 | General News

Banbridge Academy Open Night 2016 will be held on Monday 1st February, 2016 from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. Primary School Pupils and their parents, as well as prospective sixth form students, are warmly invited to attend.  Principal's talk in Assembly Hall at 7.00pm and 8.00pm.  Talk for prospective sixth form students in the Lecture Theatre at 7.30pm.  We have a wide range of subjects on offer. 

1st XI v Campbell College
11/01/2016 | Boys Hockey

Banbridge Academy's 1st XI boys got their new year underway with a convincing 9-0 victory against their Belfast counterparts, Campbell College. The game was played out in adverse weather conditions, with constant downpour throughout. Once Bann were settled they began to dominate possession with the midfield of Jake Rowe, Kyle Marshall and Charlie Norris linking well. It wasn't long befor ...

Schools' Cup
11/01/2016 | Rugby

Banbridge Academy 1st XV exited the Danske Bank Schools' Cup in the cruellest of fashions when Antrim Grammar landed a last ditch penalty to snatch victory in a competitive Schools' Cup 1st Round Game.  Banbridge started the better and a driving maul ended with prop John Wilson sneaking over in the corner after 7 minutes. On 22 Minutes Antrim’s Josh Battishill reduced the arrears with a pen ...

GCE Celebrating Excellence 2015
08/01/2016 | General News

Two Banbridge Academy pupils finished first in Northern Ireland A Level Examinations.
On Thursday 17 December 2015 in the Grand Hall at Parliament Buildings, Stormont as special reception took place to celebrate the success of those candidates who obtained 1st place in A Levels in Northern Ireland Summer 2015.  Two of Banbridge Academy’s pupils were honoured at the reception - Josh Black who fi ...

Medallion Shield - First Round
08/01/2016 | Rugby

Banbridge Academy 27 Antrim Grammar 0. Banbridge Academy Medallion XV got their cup campaign off to a flying start with a strong performance against a brave Antrim Grammar side. The Academy started the game in rousing fashion and a first-half hat-trick for No. 8 Robbie Mathers, coupled with a conversion from Jack Carson, took them out to a 17-0 lead at half-time and with it they had the game almos ...

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