Department of Education Pastoral Care Award for St Paul’s

St Paul’s High School has won the Department of Education Derrytrasna Pastoral Care Award 2016 (Post Primary). The public were invited to nominate a school which they feel has demonstrated ‘exceptional’ pastoral care provision in supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of pupils and their families. These nominations were then moderated by a judging panel […]

Events, News, Pastoral, Staff, Students, Success

Religion Department raise money for Trocaire

The Religion Department organised an Easter draw in March with all proceeds going to Trocaire’s Lenten campaign. Over the three days, a total of £300 was raised. This was a result of an earlier visit by Trocaire who spoke to our current Year 11 group about the work of Trocaire abroad. Religion teacher Mrs Graham […]

Charity, Fundraising, News, Religion, Students

Mechanical Engineering Apprentice Opportunities in Newry for School Leavers

Exact Engineering in Newry are looking for school leavers (and other interested people) aged 16 to 24 for apprenticeships in Mechanical Engineering, including: * CNC Milling and Turning, * Fabrication and Welding, * Bench fitting * Hydraulics/ Pneumatics. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a hands-on Mechanical Engineering career, leading to NVQ […]

Careers, News, Students

BBC School Reporters visit Broadcasting House

On Monday 6 June, St Paul’s BBC School Reporters were invited to the BBC Broadcasting House in Belfast. It was a great way to end the year of news reporting. Staff and students were taken behind the scenes for a TV Studio tour and they also got to see Hugo Duncan in his radio studio […]

BBC School Report, News, Students, Visits

Bronze Medal for Louise at All-Ireland Kickboxing Championships

Louise McShane pictured with her medal On Sunday 29 May, Year 8 student Louise McShane took part in the All-Ireland Kickboxing Championships and finished third to pick up a bronze medal. Held at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Louise won two matches to take her to the semi-final stage of the competition. It was enough […]

News, Sport, Students, Success

Outreach Gaelic Football Tournament at St Paul’s

On Friday 27 May, St Paul’s held its annual Primary 7 Outreach Gaelic Football tournament. Blessed in beautiful sunshine, primary schools from South Armagh and South Down area took part in what proved to be a very enjoyable and hugely competitive day of football. Carrick Primary, Burren were impressive winners over their primary 6 counterparts […]

Events, Gaelic Football, News, Sport, Students, Success

Interested in studying at Belfast Met?

There still time to complete an application for all full-time courses at Belfast Metropolitan College. See the poster below for more information. Application Deadline 31 May 2016.

News, Students

Gradam Naomh Pól awarded to Year 8 students

Pictured is Principal Mr Jarlath Burns and Year 8 students Hollie Morgan and Caitlin Coffey. Year 8 students Hollie Morgan and Caitlin Coffey have both been awarded the Gradam Naomh Pól award for outstanding sporting achievement. Hollie represented St Paul’s in the N.I district championships, shot put competition.  Despite never having thrown one before she […]

News, Sport, Students, Success

Year 14 students rewarded for their commitment to volunteering

Pictured above is Year 14 students Aaron Smith, Danielle Murphy, Caoimhe Trainor and Fainche Pepper, alongside Jane Gribben from Volunteer Now and Careers teacher Kevina McGreevy. The students have been awarded certificates for their commitment to volunteering across many different areas such as youth work, the Southern Health Trust and also within schools. These pupils have gone […]

Careers, News, Students, Volunteering

Inaugural Year 8 Netball Tournament at St Paul’s

On Wednesday 4 May, St Paul’s held their inaugural Year 8 Netball Tournament. The tournament was attended by Year 8 girls from Scared Heart Grammar School, Newry, St Louis Grammar School, Kilkeel, The Royal School, Armagh, St Malachy’s High School, Castlewellan and St Mary’s High School, Newry. Principal, Mr Jarlath Burns, welcomed everyone to St […]

Netball, News, Sport, Students

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