St Paul’s Launch Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Pictured above, First Principal of St Paul’s from 1966, Mr Michael Warde, current Principal, Mr Jarlath Burns, First Year pupils from 1966, Mr Dominic Bradley and Mrs Sheila McArdle, and the two youngest Year 8 pupils, Faith Glass and Callum Smyth.  First Principal Mr Michael Warde, First year pupils from 1966 Mr Dominic Bradley and […]

Events, Jubilee, News, Staff, Students

‘Amazing the Space’ celebrate International Day of Peace

On Wednesday 21 September, ‘Amazing the Space’, a youth led peace building initiative brought over three thousand five hundred young people together at the Eikon Exhibition Centre, to celebrate the International Day of Peace. Peace Pledges, written by young people from across Northern Ireland, played a central role in the event, as did performances of […]

Collaboration, Events, News, SESP, Students

Year 8 Shared Education at Ardnabannon Outdoor Education Centre

St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook, Newtownhamilton High School, St Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen and Newry High School have been involved in several collaborative arrangements. The latest programme involving all four schools is the ‘Delivering Social Change Shared Eucation Signature Project (DSCSESP).’ The programme will promote joint work in the subject areas of Learning for Life […]

Events, Local Schools, Newry High School, News, Newtownhamilton High School, SESP, St Joseph's Crossmaglen, Students, Year 8

Year 14 students celebrate annual Formal

On Friday 9 September, our Year 14 students and their guests had a great night at their Annual Senior Formal which was held at the Carrickdale Hotel, Carricknarnon, County Louth. Over three hundred students, staff and their partners let their hair down for the night and celebrated their senior, and final year, as St Paul’s […]

Formal, News, Staff, Students, Year 14

St Paul’s launch first ever GAA Academy

The legacy of the development of Gaelic games initiated by former principal at St Paul’s, Mr Oliver Mooney, is being further developed by his successor and highly respected GAA official and television pundit Jarlath Burns in the announcement of the launch of the first second level GAA Academy on the 1st September. This pioneering initiative […]

A Level, Gaelic Football, MacRory, MacRory, News, Sport, Students, Ulster Colleges, Year 12, Year 13, Year 14

Success rewarded at Key Stage 3 Prizegiving

Pictured above is Jack Cunningham being presented with ‘The James Babe Memorial Cup’ for Music. Also in the picture is Year Head, Mrs Maria Wilson, Mrs Collette Babe, Hannah Babe and Catherine Babe.  On Wednesday 31 August, the new Year 11 pupils at St Paul’s were back to Junior Prizegiving to celebrate their achievements at Key […]

Events, News, Prizegiving, Students, Success

Students returning from a summer spent at the Gaeltacht

Record numbers of St Paul’s students spent part of their summer learning Irish at the Donegal Gaeltacht. Students attended colleges in both Loch an Iúir and Machaire Rabhartaigh. Head of Irish at St Paul’s, Miss Ciara McCoy, was delighted with the huge increase in numbers of students heading to Donegal during the Summer break. “It […]

Events, Gaeilge, Gaeltacht, News, Students

Outstanding A Level Results for St Paul’s

Pictured above are students who excelled in their results. St Paul’s High School has seen a considerable upsurge in top grades at AS and A Level this year with the pupils exceeding all expectations with a rise of over 40% in A* to C grades. The staff and governors of the school were on hand […]

A Level, Careers, News, Students, Success

Important dates for Parents and Pupils

  Induction and Return to School – Important Dates   Friday 26 August – Year 9 Induction, 10.00am – 12.00pm   Tuesday 30 August – Years 10 and 12 Induction, 10.00am – 12.00pm   Wednesday 31 August – Years 11 and 13 Induction / KS3 Prizegiving, 10.00am – 12.00pm   Thursday 1 September – Years […]

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Tributes paid to retiring colleagues at St Paul’s

Pictured above are retiring colleagues at St Paul’s, Mrs Anne Mallon with her husband Hugh, and Mr Paddy McAvoy with his wife Margaret.  Also in the picture is Principal, Mr Jarlath Burns and Chair of Governors, Mrs Eileen Fearon. The end of a very busy and successful academic year at St Paul’s High School was […]

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