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Best Wishes For Retirement
02/07/2015 | General News
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We would like to take this opportunity to wish Madame Marie-France Browne and Dr Pat Jeffers well as they retire after 37 and 26 years respectively. They will be greatly missed and we thank them both for their wonderful service to the Banbridge Academy community over the years.

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Academy Students No 'Couch Potatoes'
02/07/2015 | General News

"One potato, two potato, three potato more ..."
Are we eating less potatoes?  Hope not! They are such good value for money as well as being a good source of important nutrients such as vitamin C and potassium.  They are also fat, cholesterol and sodium free making them suitable for every type of diet! During the summer term at Banbridge Academy, Year 10 Home Economics pupils participated in a min ...

Sports Leaders UK Level 2
29/06/2015 | General News

As part of their course, our Level 2 Sports Leaders took 55 Edenderry PS students for a games session which included a variety of drills teaching new skills and making it enjoyable for the kids. Course tutor Owen Magee was very proud of the 22 Leaders and their development over the 3 days.  Course manager Mark Cordner was pleased to see the GCSE class integrate with the sports leaders and s ...

Academy Pupils Rise To The Challenge
29/06/2015 | General News

This year over 100 pupils from Years 10 and 11 at Banbridge Academy competed in the British Biology Challenge. Over 35,000 pupils from across the UK took up the challenge. The competition is for pupils to showcase their knowledge on a range of Biology topics, in two on-line tests. This was the second year that young biologists from the Academy had entered and the doubling of last year’s number  ...

BAA Golf Day
02/06/2015 | General News

Banbridge Academy Association will be holding its annual Golf Day on Thursday 18th June 2015 at Banbridge Golf Club.  Tickets for this popular event cost £20 for adults and £10 for students.  Banbridge Golf Club members - Adults £10 and Students £5.  For details and entry forms contact Banbridge Academy 40623220 or Alan on 07903606007.

Cricket Match Ball for Jack Carson
21/05/2015 | General News

Congratulations to Banbridge Academy Year 10 cricketeer, Jack Carson who took a hat trick of wickets in a recent cup match for Banbridge Academy’s U15 cricket team against Ballyclare High School.  Jack finished the match with figures of 4 for 5 in 3.5 overs.  Chasing a total of 24, the Academy team went on to win by 8 wickets.  Jack finished a successful week for the Academy the following day ...

UCAS widget for Parents
20/05/2015 | General News

UCAS has designed a widget to be hosted on a school or college’s website or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), to link your students and their parents to important information about higher education and the UCAS application process. Through simple and intuitive navigation, it’s easy for users to increase their knowledge of the information and advice UCAS has to offer. The content will be rev ...

Academy Athletes Excel at Ulster Track & Field Championships
19/05/2015 | General News

Three Banbridge Academy Athletes stole the plaudits on Saturday at the Ulster Schools Athletic Championships held at the Antrim Forum track. Elizabeth Little (Double Silver), Rebekah Nixon (Silver) and Robert Mathers (Bronze) were the best of the seven athletes from the Academy who had qualified for the championships after their district heats.
Elizabeth silvered in both the Minor Girls 100m and  ...

Banbridge Academy Transfer 2016
13/05/2015 | General News
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P6 Parents' Transfer Information Evening.  Tuesday 19th May 2015.  5.30pm or 7.00pm.  School Assembly Hall.  You are warmly invited to attend an Information Evening regarding AQE Common Entrance Assessment and Transfer Arrangements for entry in September 2016.  The process of the Transfer and the admissions arrangements for entry to Banbridge Academy in September 2016 will ...

Snaps Reaches NI Finals
13/05/2015 | Young Enterprise
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Congratulations to our Young Enterprise company Snaps who reached the NI finals of the Company of the Year Competition. Local charity, Young Enterprise with support from Ulster University Business School staged its annual awards ceremony  at Belfast City Hall on 7th May hosted by Pete Snodden where it crowned the top businesses and individuals who have developed entrepreneurship skills this y ...

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