Category Archives: News

Irish Dept. News

Through a joint venture between the SHS Irish Depart. and Down District Council’s Irish Language Unit and Irish language community radio station – Raidió Fáilte 107.1fm – AS students from both the Sacred Heart Grammar School and Abbey Grammar, Newry were given the opportunity to develop their skills in radio production and make their own Irish […]

All Star News

We are pleased to announce that two of our students – Niamh Reel (14D) and Clara Cowan (13C) have been named in the All Star panels.  Niamh was awarded the Ulster Schools’ Football All Star (the first recipient in SHS) and Clara awarded the Ulster Schools’ Camogie All Star. This is a great honour for […]


The Music Dept. in SHS was celebrating this week after a number of students were successful in their applications to join the Ulster Youth Choirs 6 students were accepted into the Ulster Youth Junior Choir 17 students were accepted into the Ulster Youth Training Choir 4 were students accepted into the Ulster Youth Choir This […]

The Weekly Catch-up

Everyone in SHS was delighted to hear the news that Jessica Craig, 9C,  has been cast as an extra in the TV series “Game of Thrones”. Jessica will be involved in filming for approximately five days in  November & February . This is a great opportunity for Jessica and no doubt will be a very worthwhile and enjoyable experience. Also […]

Sporting News

Congratulations to our U16 Camogie Team who won their first 2 matches in the Ulster League beating Our Lady’s Grammar, Newry, 10-05 to 1-04 and St. Clare’s, Cavan, 5 11 to 1 02 – these successes guarantees them a place in the Ulster semi-final.  Also our  U15 seven-a-side team beat St. Paul’s, Kilrea, in the final of […]

SHS Past Pupil Wins Prestigious Award

The All-England Netball Association recently awarded SHS past pupil – Carol Duffy – ‘Netball Teacher of the Year’ at a glittering Netball  ‘Golden Globe’ ceremony in Birmingham Conference Centre. Everyone in Sacred Heart School was delighted to hear the good news and Mr Kane, staff and students send their warmest  congratulations to Carol on being awarded this outstanding […]

From Rostrevor to Croke Park

Congratulations to Year 8 student Niamh Rice who will represent St. Bronagh’s, Rostrevor at half time in Croke Park on All Ireland Final day. On Sunday, 17th September 11-year-old Niamh  will enjoy the chance of a life time when she will step out onto the hallowed turf of Croke Park in front of over 80,000 […]

Outstanding GCSE Achievement

Sacred Heart Grammar School students are celebrating their outstanding success following the release of the GCSE results. The excellent standard of achievement was reflected in the results across the year group.  5 students achieved A* grades in 10 subjects,  23 students achieved A*/A grades in 10 subjects and a total of 36 students achieved A*/A grades in 9 or […]

A Level Success in SHS

Sacred Heart Grammar School is celebrating another very successful year for A Level students. The overall results are excellent.  2 students achieved A* grades in all 4 of their A Level subjects; 7 students achieved grade A*/A in 4 A Levels; 38 students achieved A*/A grades in 3 or more subjects and a total of  104 students achieved […]


Congratulations to our year 11 GCSE PE students involved in the Orienteering competition at the Palace Stables Festival. Out of 88 participants 5 SHS students were in the top 4 places – Chloe Mc Conville, Orlaith Reel,   Fionnuala O’Carroll, Julianna Markey and  Riona Mc Conville. Chloe not only won the Year 11 girls section she also came […]