Budding Writers at St Paul’s

Pictured above are first and second prize winners with their teachers Mrs Mone, Mrs McCormick, Miss O’Rourke and Mrs Campbell (Head of English). Here was the challenge…. Deliver a story in and around 100 words that would entertain the reader. What was needed was a tight plot, colourful words and clear punctuation to draw the […]

English, Library, News, Students, Success

National Poetry Day celebrated at St Paul’s

We love poetry at St Paul’s!  We love it so much that we stopped our normal schedule on National Poetry Day to spend an hour reciting our favourite poems to each other. Watch our special highlights video below.  Thanks to all our fantastic students and staff who shared their favourite lines of poetry – and to […]

English, Library, Students

Staff and students bid farewell to Mrs McKenna

Principal of St Paul’s High School, Mr Jarlath Burns, led staff and students in an emotional farwell to Head of English, Mrs Sinéad McKenna, who is leaving St Paul’s after eight years to move to a new position with the Education and Training Inspectorate. Mr Burns praised Mrs McKenna’s learner-centred teaching style and the relaxed […]

Announcements, English, News, Staff, Tribute

Poet Paddy haunted by Mr Rafferty!

 Congratulations to Year 9 student Paddy McGrath, winner of the Library Hallowe’en poetry competition, pictured with ‘scary’ Head of P.E. Mr John Rafferty   Paddy’s winning Hallowe’en poem is below. Remember to visit our Library News page for updates and information from our fantastic school library. The scariest thing that I ever saw Was last […]

Announcements, Competitions, English, Halloween, Learning Support Centre, Library, News, Students

Students take part in Kids Literature Quiz

 Pictured above is the St Paul’s team that represented Year 8. Katie Burns, Sarah Kilgallon, Fionntan Evans and Mairead Campbell are pictured with Kids Lit Quiz Master, Wayne Mills. Twenty one schools participated in the Kids Lit Quiz in Belfast this year with the quiz master again being Wayne Mills, who comes from New Zealand every […]

Competitions, English, Kids Lit Quiz, Library, Students

English Department visits London

Year 9 and Year 10 students travelled to London with the English Department on Thursday 20th September to Friday 21st September. On Thursday 20th September they attended an evening performance of the West End Show SHREK THE MUSICAL at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. The Musical features new songs as well as the cult […]

English, News, School Visits, Staff, Students

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