Year 8 students participate in App Development Programme

Over a course of two days all our Year 8 pupils had the opportunity to participate in an App Development Programme supported by Sentinus. The purpose of the programme is to encourage key stage three pupils to consider a career in Software Development in response to the current skills shortage in the IT sector. During […]

Events, ICT, News, Science, Students, Year 8

Students enjoy ‘Engineering Superheroes’ at St Paul’s

Pictured above is Science Demonstrator Neil Monteiro, Science teacher Mrs Bradley and a mixture of Year 8 and Year 9 students that enjoyed the show.  Science Demonstrator Neil Monteiro attended St Pauls on Thursday 22 January as part of Sentinus Big Bang Road Show. As part of the show, samples of pupils STEM projects were […]

Events, News, Science, Students

IET host Faraday Challenge at St Paul’s

The Institute of Engineering and Technology hosted a Faraday challenge day at St Paul’s on Wednesday 26th November. The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The initiative is to encourage the pupils to study the STEM subjects and to consider careers within the engineering and technology […]

Events, News, Science, Students

‘Bin It!’ Road Show at St Paul’s

Recently, our Eco-group and class 10/78 took part on the ‘Bin It!’ roadshow. The big message from the road show was that we ruin some really beautiful places by being careless and littering. We also found out that chewing gum is good for us as it freshens our breath and can help us keep our […]

Events, News, Science, Students

STEM Bus visits St Paul’s

Year 13 and Year 14 BTec Level 3 Applied Science students attended a course on Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) on Thursday 20th November. During the two and a half hour session the students were able to analyse the components of everyday painkillers using the facilities of the STEM module that are not available in school […]

Events, News, Science, STEM, Students, Visits

‘Bug Hotel’ is officially open at St Paul’s

Pictured above is Principal of St Malachy’s Primary School, Mr Bernard Kennedy, officially cutting the ribbon to declare the ‘Bug Hotel’ open.  Principal of St Malachy’s Primary School, Ballymoyer, was recently welcomed to St Paul’s by students from class 10/47. The students have been studying ecology in their science classes with their teacher Miss McNamee. As […]

Eco-group, News, Science, Students

All bugs are welcome at St Paul’s

Wednesday was a very different day for the students of 10/47 and 8/48, as they went about constructing a new feature in the grounds of their school. These students have been studying ecology in their science classes with their teachers Mrs O’Hare and Miss McNamee.  As part of this aspect of their Science course, the […]

Eco-group, News, Science, Students

Ecology trip to Ballymoyer

Students in class 10/47 took a short trip to Ballymoyer to investigate the simple changes a school can make their local environment to enhance biodiversity – creating a friendly place for all manner of creatures. Principal, Mr Kennedy welcomed the St Paul’s students and staff to their lovely country school, with some welcome refreshments in the school dinner hall. The […]

Eco-group, Learning Support Centre, News, Science, Students, Visits

BE Aerospace experience for St Paul’s students

Pictured students, Ryan Clarke, Callan Connolly and Matthew Clarke along with teacher Mr Donal Murray during their visit to BE Aerospace. Year 13 students interested in a career in Electrical and Electronic Engineering had the opportunity recently to work with students from other schools in solving complex problems, and visiting the impressive facilities of engineering […]

News, STEM, Students, Technology, Visits

Tree-rrific stuff around St Paul’s

The year 13 Eco-Group with students from 09/80 & 10/47 planting native trees As part of Science Week, our Eco-group has been looking at ways to increase the biodiversity around the school environment. The first phase of their initiative took place today with a group of students from years 9 and 10.  The students set […]

Announcements, Eco-group, News, Science, Students

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