Diana Award Success for Year 13 Student

A Year 13 student at St Paul’s, who juggles her busy school work with caring for both her parents has been recognised with a prestigious Diana Champion Volunteer Award. Siobhan O’Reilly was nominated by her Year Head, Mrs Laura Hollywood, for the extraordinary work she carries out caring for both her parents while studying 4 […]

News, Students, Success, Volunteering, Year 13

St Paul’s students achieve Guinness World Record!

A group of Year 8 students from St Paul’s, together with their Science teacher Mrs T O’Hare and classroom assistant Ms McElroy, achieved a Guinness World Record at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast, on Tuesday 24th February. They were with Primary and Secondary school children from schools across Northern Ireland, who gathered together to take part in […]

Events, News, Science, Students, Success, Year 8

‘Centre of Excellence’ Award for St Paul’s

Last week, St Paul’s Bessbrook was awarded Flagship Status as a school which promotes excellence in inclusion and the quality of its provision. It is the first post primary school in the area to achieve such an award and is well deserved recognition for how the school celebrates diversity and promotes the idea of ‘Quality […]

News, Staff, Students, Success

24 Hour Spinathon a massive success!

Spinning on a bicycle for more than twenty minutes is a challenge for most people, but what about keeping it going for twenty-four hours?  Well, that was the challenge undertaken by the pupils, staff, parents and community of St Paul’s in a huge whole-school effort to raise awareness and much needed funds for local cancer […]

Charity, Events, Fundraising, News, Staff, Students, Success

St Paul’s students hit the high notes at Spring Concert

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh was the auspicious location for this year’s Spring Concert.  The event, which is always a highlight in the school calendar, showcased the incredible musical and choral talent at St Paul’s High School. Director of Music at St Paul’s, Mr Colm Murphy, introduced a packed programme of recitals, ensemble performances, and choral […]

Events, Music, News, Orchestra, Spring Concert, Staff, Students, Success

Hannah wins ‘Great Biology Bake-Off’

Pictured above is Hannah McManus, winner of the ‘Great Biology Bakeoff’ competition. The ‘Great Biology Bake-off’ was a Year 8 competition which was launched to coincide with Science week which ran from 13 – 22 March. Pupils were asked to make a bun or cake with a biology theme. The winner was Hannah McManus 08/06. She […]

News, Science, Students, Success

St Peter’s & Bessbrook Primary compete in ‘Best Ball’

On Thursday 5 March, pupils from both Bessbrook Primary School and St Peter’s Cloughreagh came to St Paul’s for the first BestBall tournament of the year. BestBall is a cross curricular initiative being run by St Paul’s as part of the schools Shared Education Programme. For the past four months, two placement students David McCabe […]

Best Ball, Events, News, Sport, Students, Success

Junior Dancers are Northern Ireland Champions!

Pictured above is the Northern Ireland Junior Dance Champions, alongside their coach Miss Kevina McGreevey. Congratulations to the St Paul’s Junior Dance team and their coaches Miss Kevina McGreevey and Mrs Catherine Hughes. They are now Northern Ireland Junior Dance Champions. Year 8 Amy Mackin, Holly Loye, Shannon Kelly, Niamh Taylor, Cliodhna Grant, Gemma Smith, […]

Dance, Events, News, Sport, Students, Success

Banc na mBuaiteoiri win Community Outreach Award!

Pictured above are students Matthew McLoughlin, Hannah Rushe, Karen Murphy, Rebecca Munroe and Cliodhna Sloan. Also in the picture are teachers Mr Gary McKinley, Mrs Ann O’Hare and Mrs Clare Maguire. Congratulations to our ‘Banc na mBuaiteoiri’ team who won the Community Outreach Award at the regional finals of the First Trust Bank (FTB) Build […]

Banc na mBuaiteoiri, Events, News, Students, Success

Class 08-51 set new ‘Guinness World Record’

Pictured above is class 08/51 and science teacher Mrs Tracy O’Hare. Absent from photo is classroom assistant Mrs Anne McElroy. Class 8-51, together with their science teacher Mrs Tracy O’Hare and classroom assistant Mrs Anne McElroy, attended a Guinness World Record attempt in the Odessy Arena, Belfast on Tuesday 24th February. They were with Primary […]

Events, News, Science, Students, Success, Year 8

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