Category Archives: News

Success for SHS Student

Congratulations to  Gabrielle Feenan (14C) who won a “Grand Award” at the recent Sentinus Young Innovators competition, she received a trophy and a place at the “Big Bang Fair 2019” to be held next March in the NEC in Birmingham. Gabrielle displayed her A2 Technology project – An Electronic Anemometer (wind speed measuring equipment). Both Gabrielle […]

Congratulations & Commiserations

Congratulations to Lara Hughes (9C) who was the overall winner of the SHS Internal Feis.  Lara received the Kathleen Harrington Cup for her recital and speaking at the presentation, Board of Governors Chairperson and adjudicator of the event, Mrs Posey Gilsenan,  said she was “extremely impressed with the overall standard of the performances”  she thanked all […]

‘Tick and Tell’

SHS teacher Mrs A McElhinney and students, Lucia Morgan and Molly Gregory had the privilege of recently attending a ‘Tick and Tell’ event, organised by Newry, Mourne & District Down Council in order to raise awareness of organ donation and in conjunction with the Chairperson’s charitable theme of ‘Supporting Health and Wellbeing.’ Mr Shane Devlin, […]

Nutrition For Health

Congratulations to our Year 12 Home Economics students on successfully completing the Level II Award in Nutrition for Health as part of their Nutrition Awareness Training at Loughry College. The students were presented with their well-earned certificates, which have been processed and validated by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). This was a great honour […]


Congratulations are offered to Year 8 student Tara Haffey who has been selected as a member of the N. Ireland Regional Trampoline Team to participate in the British Gymnastics National Trampoline final to be held in Birmingham in June.  Also congratulations to Year 10 student Olivia Hall  who came 3rd  in the final of the 200m Ulster Secondary […]

The Weekly Round-up

Well done to our Year 8 students who took part in the Camogie Blitz held recently in SHS. The school entered 2 school teams into the competition. One of the teams competed against 8 teams from other schools to eventually beat Our Lady’s GS, Newry in the final to win the Shield. The other team were beaten […]

Didn’t We Do Well………

Congratulations to all members of our school community, and in particular to the students, for raising the amazing sum of £19,566.44 for various local and national charities. It is marvellous to see such generosity of people in these times of financial constraints. A special word of Congratulations to our Year 8 students who contributed £3,182.61 to […]


At Sacred Heart we recognise the importance of positive mental health awareness and the development of coping mechanisms. In order to aid our Year 11 students and their transition to GCSE, a new positive mental health programme has been developed and is currently being delivered through pastoral lessons. The ‘Be Positive! Be You!’ programme has […]

The Weekly Buzz

Congratulations to Clara Cowan (13C) who received her All-Star Camogie Award at a recent banquet held in The Elk, Toomebridge . Clara’s teachers Mrs Anne Marie McKevitt & Miss Ciara Hayes attended the award ceremony and all three had a wonderful time at the event. Congratulations also  to our School Choirs, School Orchestra and Traditional Group on […]


We are pleased to announce that the Sacred Heart Netball teams have this year finished a busy season with two NI titles. The Minor (U13) Team won the Millen Bowl beating Thornhill Grammar School, Derry 26 goals to 8 in the Final. The Senior Team made school history by winning the Premier League Cup. This […]