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DVD of Mr Pollock's Retirement Concert
17/04/2015 | General News

DVDs of Mr Pollock’s retirement concert are now available to buy.  They cost £10 each with all proceeds going to Diabetes UK.  Please contact Mrs Robinson or the School Office.

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U13 Girls In Mid Ulster Cup
16/04/2015 | Girls Hockey

The U13 Girls' Hockey team will be playing in the Mid Ulster Final tomorrow (Friday).  We wish them every success.

Banbridge Academy Rugby Awards Ceremony
15/04/2015 | Rugby
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School Principal, Mr Robin McLoughlin and Chairman of the Board of Governors, Mr Mark Orr had the honour of presenting the trophies at the annual Banbridge Academy Rugby Club end-of-season Awards CCeremony. They presented trophies to captains, players of the year and most improved players and also took the chance to say a few words of encouragement to the boys. Both men commended the player ...

Junior Boys’ Hockey Oxford Tour 26th – 30th March 2015
14/04/2015 | Boys Hockey

On Thursday 26th March a group of Banbridge Academy Boys’ U12 and U14 hockey teams left for Oxford to compete in a tournament held by Oxford Hockey Club and explore the historic city of Oxford.  We started the day at the early time of 5.30 to depart down to Dublin to catch a ferry over to Holyhead.  After many long, exhausting hours of travelling we arrived in Oxford ready to go to sleep. The ...

Dramatic Future Beckoning For Former Pupil
07/04/2015 | General News

Congratulations to former pupil, David Craig upon being offered a place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.  You may recall having seen him recently on TV in the DOE Anti-Speeding campaign advertisement, 'Classroom'.  He has also been busy at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, having appeared in the plays '55 Days', 'Mistletoe and Crime' and 'Eternal Love'. 

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 N ...

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 ...

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