Engineering Experience for Year 10 students

 Pictured above is Pat Jameson from Sentinus giving a talk to Year 10 students. On Friday 8th of March, as part of our Careers week, Pat Jameson from Sentinus provided our Year 10 students with an Engineering experience. Every pupil had the opportunity to work as a member of a team constructing circuits and building a […]

Science, STEM, Students

Exciting Science at St Paul’s

Pictured above is Paul Mc Crory from ‘Learn Differently’, delivering a Key Stage 2 show to pupils from our local primary schools.  Paul Mc Crory from ‘Learn Differently’, in collaboration with Queen’s University in Belfast, came to St Paul’s last week, to deliver an exciting road show entitled ‘Chemical Connections’ for our Year 8 pupils. […]

Science, STEM, Students

STEM Bus visits St Paul’s

 Pictured are key stage three pupils from St Paul’s, being shown a demonstration on how one of the machines work.  Key Stage three and Key Stage four pupils visited the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Bus recently and were given an awareness of what can be achieved in the areas of Engineering and Technology […]

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STEM Bus at St Paul’s

Once again, the STEM bus paid a welcome visit to St Paul’s High School. The purpose of the STEM visit was to allow pupils the opportunity to gain experience in using techniques in DNA technology. These included cutting DNA with restriction enzymes and genetic finger printing. The experience is invaluable as it offers pupils the opportunity to use apparatus […]

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Year 8 ‘Science Safety’ Poster Competition

Pictured above are students in Year 8 who were prize winners in the ‘Science Safety’ Competition.  The Year 8 competition proved a very difficult task for the judges this year with very high standard of entries from a very talented and creative bunch of pupils. However, decisions were made and certificates were presented by Mrs […]

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Science made Simple at St Paul’s

The IET presenter had the pupils jumping off their seats to get involved. On Wednesday 19th September the IET presented two exciting new shows that aimed to inspire the next generation of engineers. Our own Year 8s and pupils from St Peter’s Primary School, Cloughreagh, St Joseph’s Primary School, Bessbrook and Bessbrook Primary School were entertained […]

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Wrigley’s Bin it Workshop at St Paul’s

Members of Staff Mrs Catherine Rafferty and Mrs Clare Maguire along with the ‘Wrigley’s Bin it’ team and Year 8 pupils. The ‘Wrigley’s Bin it’ team delivered a workshop to our Year 8 students on Friday 21st September. The drama workshop focused on the subject of littering the environment and social responsibility. It aimed to […]

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GCSE Success for St Paul’s

Principal, Mr Oliver Mooney and Vice-principals Mrs Una McNulty and Mr Jarlath Burns congratulate pupils at St Paul’s High School, who received their GCSE results. Year 12 student Catherine Donnelly is congratulated on her GCSE results by Principal, Mr Oliver Mooney and Vice-principals Mrs Una McNulty and Mr Jarlath Burns. Pupils from St Paul’s High […]

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Chicks hatch at St Paul’s

Peter O’Hagan from class 0825, with the chicks he hatched using an incubator in his Science class   Peter looked after the eggs, turning them everyday for 3 weeks before they hatched and has now volunteered to give them a good home. Well done Peter!!  

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Science Club Welcomes Pet Connections

Pupils from St Paul’s with Ernie (Bearded Dragon) & Emma from Pet Connections The Year 8 Science Club recently enjoyed a visit from Pet Connections, Ashtree Enterprise Park, Rathfriland Road, Newry. Emma from Pet Connections brought along a selection of animals including: Cornflake the Corn Snake:               Ernie the […]

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