Category Archives: News


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 […]

READON raises the roof in SHS

We are delighted to announce that the students in the Junior School, who were involved in the READON initiative, raised the terrific sum of £2196.52. This was in aid of the NI Cancer Fund for Children and Aisling, the representative attending the Junior assembly, informed the students that this was the most money raised by any school that she […]

Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrated at SHS.

To begin our annual celebrations of Seachtain na Gaeilge, a number of Year 11 and Year 13 Irish students completed a 4-day residential programme in the heart of the Gaeltacht. During their stay in Ranafast Co. Donegal, students attended language classes and participated in a broad range of team building activities while experiencing the rich […]


SHS would like to offer congratulations to Year 10 student Maria McKevitt on being selected as a Finalist in the Michaela Foundation ‘Wings Awards’ Ceremony, taking place Thursday 12th April 2018 in the Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast. This event celebrates the exceptional achievements of young people in Ireland who continue to motivate and inspire […]

Sport Relief Week

SHS will be taking part in Sport Relief Week which is running from Saturday 17th March – Friday 23rd March 2018. The slogan this year is “Whatever moves you”. One challenge for schools is a Classic Sport Relief Mile. Our Year 8 – 12 students will run a mile on the school track (just over […]

The Weekly Catch-up

Didn’t they do well…. Congratulations to Lucia Morgan who was placed 1st in the Abair Irish Public Speaking Competition which recently took place in the Abbey Grammar School. Her performance was outstanding. Lucia will now progress to the Ulster Final and we wish her the best of luck. Congratulations also to Casey Burns, Year 10, […]

Action MS

Congratulations to our Year 8 students on raising £2894.03 & 27 Euro for their Action MS Sponsored Walk in Kilbroney Forest Park last term.  Three of our students (Eachna Quinn 8A, Katie McPolin 8A & Katie McIntyre 9B) represented SHS at the recent Action MS Luncheon in Belfast (Crown Plaza hotel). As a school, we […]

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 […]