History students visit Stormont

Year 12 History students pictured with Mr Dominic Bradley MLA Recently History students in Year 8 visited the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont to investigate the workings of our regional government. The visit was sponsored by Dominic Bradley MLA, who welcomed us at the door. In the Assembly chamber itself Mr Bradley outlined the role played […]

History, News, Students, Visits

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 […]

Announcements, Entrepreneurial Education, Science, STEM, Students, Success, Visits, Year 13

Live Blog: St Paul’s students and staff are in Russia!

Senior students from St Paul’s High School, including Head Boy, Peter Hughes, Head Girl, Aoife Malone, Deputy Head Boy, Cillian Campbell, and Deputy Head Girl, Aislynn Bagnall, accompanied by Vice-principal Mrs Úna McNulty, and Head of Spanish, Mrs Noella Murray, are visiting Murmansk in Northern Russia, as part of a delegation led by Mayor of Newry […]

Collaboration, Diversity, Exchanges, Head Boy & Head Girl, Live Blog, Newry & Mourne District Council, News, Russia 2014, School Visits, Senior Prefect Team, Senior Prefects, Students, Travel, Trips, Visits

Mayor wishes students and staff well on their Russian trip

Newry &  Mourne Mayor, Councillor Michael Ruane, pictured with Principal, Mr Jarlath Burns, Vice Principal, Mrs Úna McNulty and teacher Noella Murray. Along with students Aoife Malone (Head Girl), Peter Hughes (Head Boy), Cillian Campbell (Deputy Head Boy) Valerija Staselovica and Daniela Janikova (Year 11 Fluent Russian speaking students) Students and staff from St Paul’s High School,Bessbrook are visiting […]

International Projects, News, Russia 2014, Students, Visits

Leading sports analysts visit St Paul’s

St Paul’s Mathematics Department, in partnership with Dundalk Institute of Technology, recently welcomed STATSports to give a presentation to our Year 12 GCSE Higher Level Maths students about their company and the use and benefit of Mathematics and Science within their organisation. The event was organised as part of St Paul’s annual Careers Week. STATSports […]

Careers, Mathematics, News, Students, Visits

Grand Orange Lodge speak to History students

The Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland were recent visitors to St Paul’s History Department. Mr David Scott and Mr David Hume came to deliver a lecture on Unionism at the turn of the twentieth century. In an informative talk Mr Hume outlined the development of Ulster Unionism from their reaction to the 1885 Home Rule […]

History, News, Students, Visits

Unique European experience for Shauna

Year 13 student Shauna Pentony writes for the school website about her unique and lifechanging experiences in Europe representing St Paul’s and Rotary Ireland. In October 2013 I was one of twenty-five students from across the whole of Ireland chosen from a pool of three thousand peers, to take part in a week long programme […]

A Level, Collaboration, Competitions, Exchanges, International Projects, Post 16, Students, Success, Travel, Trips, Visits

Coadjutor Archbishop Of Armagh visits St Paul’s

Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, Éamon Martin, pictured with Principal of St Paul’s High School, Mr Jarlath Burns and School Chaplain, Father Dermot Maloney, during his recent pastoral visit to the Bessbrook school. The new Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, Éamon Martin paid his first visit to St Paul’s High School last Thursday.  Archbishop Martin was greeted […]

Announcements, News, Visits

Sexual Equality & Inclusivity Workshop at St Paul’s

Gavin Boyd and Natalie Corbett, from the Rainbow Project and Head of Year 13 Ms Christine Fearon along with Year 13 students Keith Boyd, Oisín Groom, Amy O’Keefe and Charlotte Gibney at a recent workshop at St Paul’s to raise awareness of issues relating to sexual orientation.  The Rainbow Project recently delivered an extensive ‘Introduction […]

News, Students, Visits

Best wishes to St Paul’s International Projects 2014

As part of St Paul’s High School,Bessbrook’s long established International Projects, a group of senior students and staff are about to journey to areas in Kenya and Romania. The students, who are all in Year 13, have been fundraising over the last twelve months, and will bring a significant financial contribution to the areas they […]

International Projects, Kenya 2014, News, Romania 2014, Staff, Students, Visits

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