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Young Enterprise Graduation 2015, Titanic Belfast
27/03/2015 | Young Enterprise

Congratulations to all 37 members of Young Enterprise who received graduation certificates at The Celebrate Success Area Company Awards 2015.  In addition to this The Aroma Coffee Company, managed by Jessica Lindsay, received the award for Best Marketing. Snaps, managed by Megan Shannon, were overall company winners for Southern Area. They will now compete with the 6 other area winners for The Northern Ireland Company of the Year 2015 award and a place at the UK finals. Best wishes to them as  ...

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Colours Assembly 2015
27/03/2015 | General News

In recognition of the significant achievements of individuals and teams across the large number of school based activities on offer in the Academy, today the school community gathered to celebrate success: our collective success and that of individuals.  Mr Aaron Armstrong, former pupil and now Sky Sports presenter, presented the awards and former members of staff Mr Colin Taylor and Mr Danny J ...

A Spring Evening Of Fun & Fashion with Jenny Bristow
26/03/2015 | General News

Tuesday 21st April at 7.30pm, Banbridge Academy Assembly Hall.  The evening will be made up of cooking demonstrations by Jenny Bristow and a Spring fashion show.  Tickets: £12 available from the School Office or on the evening at the door.

Disappointing Defeat in the Burney Final
26/03/2015 | Boys Hockey

Wallace 3 Banbridge Academy 2 (Jake Rowe 1, Johnny McKee 1).  It was literally the final touch of the game that sealed the win for Wallace. With only 27seconds showing on the clock, Getty produced the all-important goal to retain the Sinton’s at the Bridge Burney Cup and make up for losing the McCullough Cup to their opponents, Banbridge Academy earlier in the season. But it was Bann who got o ...

U14 Squad Wins Ferris Plate Semi-Final 7-2
25/03/2015 | Boys Hockey

BY HARRY LOCKHART. After a narrow win in the quarter-finals against Inst, the Banbridge U14 side were eager to get back to form against Killicomaine Junior High school. Very quickly into the match, Banbridge were dominating with all the play happening in the Killicomaine half. This resulted in a skilled reverse from defender Ryan Simms which buried itself in the top left corner. Several minutes l ...

Year 9 Netball Tournament
25/03/2015 | Netball

Banbridge Academy hosted a year 9 Netball Tournament on Monday 23rd March to end the Netball season.
This was a fantastic day of netball, displaying talented pupils from the various schools involved: Dromore HS, Lurgan JHS, Killicomaine JHS, Rathfriland HS, Newbridge Integrated College, Tandragee JHS, St Malachy's HS, Castlewellan and ourselves.
Congratulations to the winners Killicomaine JHS an ...

Spring Concert
24/03/2015 | General News

Banbridge Academy's Spring Concert will take place on Thursday 26th March at 7.30pm in the School Assembly Hall.  Tickets are available from the School Office at a cost of £10 (£5 concession).  All proceeds to the Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust.

Academy Seconds Retain Ulster Title Against Sullivan Upper
24/03/2015 | Boys Hockey

The Academy lads arrived down at Lisnagarvey fresh off a 4-1 victory over Wallace in the semi-finals. Coach Agnew took time to reinforce to the principals who had got the team this far, slick passing play. A good warm up was followed by an intense start to the game. Fast passing between the centre backs, Sam Green and Andrew Bennington built a strong tempo and the team responded, movement up front ...

Patrick Runs In Irish Schools Cross Country Championships
24/03/2015 | General News

Congratulations to Banbridge Academy pupil Patrick McNiff who ran for the Irish Schools Cross Country team at last weekend’s Home International Cross Country championships in Dublin. The Championships comprise teams from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales and the Ireland team ran strongly to finished 2nd overall. Patrick has also been selected for the Northern Ireland London Mini Marathon squ ...

Academy U12 XV Winners Of The Down High Trophy
24/03/2015 | Rugby

Banbridge Academy U12 XV finished their season in style by lifting the Down High Trophy at the recent tournament. The Academy started the tournament with three 5-5 draws in Pool B against Grosvenor Grammar, Friends School and Regent House.  Paddy Adams scored the teams tries in the first two games and Joel Nixon touched down in the third match. These results put them into the Trophy competition a ...

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