St Paul’s Achieve STEM Certificate

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. St Paul’s have been awarded a Certificate to acknowledge the hard work in promoting STEM through our curriculum.

News, STEM, Success

Pupils and Parents enjoy STEM event at St Paul’s

Pupils from 08/67, 08/76 and their parents recently had a fun filled evening at St Paul’s making spaghetti – jelly baby structures and lots of other stem activities.  See below for some images from the event. 

Events, News, Science, STEM, 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 […]

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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 […]

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Entrepreneurial success for David

Year 13 student David Loye was selected to participate an an innovation competition in the Ulster Hall recently.  David writes below about his experience as a budding entrepreneur. Generation Innovation was an eventful night and showed young entrepreneurs that it is possible to become successful even in today’s economy. From Start to finish the night […]

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STEM Bus visits St Paul’s

On Tuesday 28th January year 8, 10 and 11 pupils participated in a selection of Physics, Chemistry and Biology data-logging activities. It was a  great experience enjoyed by all.      

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STEM Bus at St Paul’s

The return of the STEM Bus to St Paul’s, enabled pupils from AS Biology the opportunity to experience genetic engineering techniques including gel electrophoresis. It was a great opportunity and an experience enjoyed by all.

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Year 12 students visit DKIT

As part of our recent Careers week at St Paul’s, a group of Year 12 students visited Dundalk Institute of Technology for a taster day in engineering and computer games development. The students were given two practical sessions and demonstrations on the use of mathematics in engineering and computer science. The engineers showed how maths […]

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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. […]

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