Category Archives: News

Public Speaking Success

Congratulations to Katie Hughes and Emma Mc Greevy, both  Year 13 students, who participated in The Soroptimist Public Speaking Competition held recently  in The Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry. Both girls represented SHS exceptionally well and delivered their speeches with great confidence. Katie won the competition and we are delighted to announce that she will now go forward to […]

Irish Dept. News

All in the SHS Irish Department  were overjoyed to receive notification that Fionnuala O’Hare achieved a Top Candidate award in the CCEA Summer 2018 series of GCSE examinations. Fionnuala was placed joint 1st in Northern Ireland for GCSE Irish. This is a tremendous achievement for Fionnuala and indeed for the Irish Department. Tá Roinn na Gaeilge ar […]

Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying Week and the theme is: CHOOSE RESPECT. We are very fortunate that 20 of our students have been trained by the Diana Award Charity and have taken on the role of Anti-Bullying Ambassadors: There are 4 girls from each of the following year groups: Years 9, 10, 11, 12, & 14, […]


Sacred Heart Grammar School staged their production of ‘Guys and Dolls’ in the school Assembly Hall on Thursday 18th, Friday 19th, Sunday 21st, Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd October. This musical fable of Broadway, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, is an all-time Broadway Classic. Originally drawn from the pages of Damon Runyon, ‘Guys […]

Top Fund Raisers visit Daisy Lodge.

Recently a number of our top READON fund raisers accepted an invitation from N.I. Cancer Fund for Children to visit Daisy Lodge, Newcastle – a purpose-built therapeutic short break centre.  The charity wanted to say a big ‘Thank You’ for the support they have received from SHS over the year (a total of £2196.52 was […]

Sporting Success

Congratulations to our students who recently participated in the Cross Country competition in Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor.  Anna Byrne (10A) took 1st Place in the Junior race, with Aoife Ni Cheallaigh (10A) taking 4th place in the same race. Further success for Aoibheann Mynes (9A) who took 2nd place in the Year 9 race, with Grace Hand (9A) taking 3rd […]


Please be advised that the grading of GCSE is changing. The link below provides further information on these changes. An information leaflet/guide outlining these changes is available for download from the CCEA website and also from the school website and/or app. A copy of this information leaflet has been distributed to all Year 12 […]

Outstanding GCE A level Results

Warm congratulations to all of our A level students on their outstanding examination success. Such remarkable results are testament to the commitment and hard work of these students, the professionalism and dedication of our caring staff, and the unfaltering encouragement from hugely supportive parents. These students have seen their determination and tireless efforts pay off […]

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 […]