Category Archives: News

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 […]

QUB Chemistry Talk

The SHS Chemistry Dept. was delighted to welcome back to school former student – Emily Byrne – who has recently completed her degree in Chemistry at QUB and has now begun her post-graduate studies in the subject. Emily spoke with  the current Year 13 pupils about studying Chemistry at QUB and the career opportunities available for graduates. This […]

Fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society

Congratulations to our girls for raising over £1300 for the Newry Alzheimer’s Society. This year the school bank – “Pulse Bank” – decided that their community outreach project would be focused on those who suffer from Dementia. They visited the Care Home in Warrenpoint where they baked cakes for the residents and played a selection of music pieces. […]

Feis Success

The Drama Department is pleased to announce the recent successes at Newry Feis. In the Verse Speaking Classes Ciara Gorman & Rebecca Goan (Y8)  and Maeve and Aoife Downey (Y9) won their classes. Ellie Mae Mc Cann came second and Eabha Fallon came third (Y8). In the Junior section… 9B won the Kevin Neary Cup for […]


Congratulations to all of our students for raising a massive £25, 237.69 for various charities.  This is a tremendous amount of money and it is marvellous to see the generosity of our students and the wider community in these times of financial restraints.  Our Year 13 students deserve a special mention as they were awarded […]

The Weekly Catch -Up

Congratulations to our Year 14 students from the School Bank who recently took part in the All Ireland First Trust Banking Final in the RDS Dublin.  They were worthy finalists and great ambassadors for SHS. Also congratulations to Year 11 student Caoimh Lundy who took part in the 2017 Final of The Young Cook of the Year […]