Category Archives: News

Charity Coffee Morning

The newly formed SVP Committee in school organised a Coffee Morning for all of our students. The Year 13 students brought in cakes, cookies, hot chocolate, marshmallows, etc. to feed the hundreds of students who paid £2 to support this charitable event. The £672.00 raised will be used to assist local families who are in […]

National Poetry Day

Sacred Heart Grammar School was delighted to celebrate National Poetry Day on October 3rd 2019. The event, a UK- wide celebration of poetry, takes place each year with a different theme which is said to be inspirational rather than prescriptive. In 2019 the theme was Truth. The main aim of the day is to increase […]

Book Fair

Mrs T Fleming, School Librarian, together with members of the English Dept., recently held a Book Fair in the library in an attempt to encourage the students to read for pleasure, to engage them and make reading part of their daily lifestyle. The Fair proved, not only, to be very popular, hopefully encouraging reluctant readers […]

Sports News

U16 Football Result vs Assumption Grammar, Ballynahinch Assumption 7.09 Sacred Heart 7.13 The Sacred Heart U16 football team secured a massive 4 point victory against a historically difficult opponent in Ballynahinch on Monday afternoon. The girls are to be congratulated collectively and individually for their performance and commitment to improve. Well done to all girls […]


A warm welcome to all of our new Year 8 students and to the students entering Year 13 who join our school community for the first time.  We hope you are very happy in Sacred Heart Grammar School and find it a very welcoming, safe and secure environment providing many opportunities for you to grow and […]

The ‘Best’ Big Blitz for Lauren

The ‘Best’ Big Blitz took place recently in Páirc  Esler with over 30  football teams participating in the event.  The Ireland Rugby Captain – Rory Best – made a special guest appearance at the blitz and with the help of Lauren released red balloons at the end of a very successful day.  The day generated a staggering £13,743.31 […]

GCSE Business & Economics Trip

Recently a number of GCSE Business & Economics  students visited Queens University for an ‘Economics and Business Insight Day’. The aim of the day was to give students a flavour of studying degrees such as Economics, Business, Finance or Management at the prestigious Russell Group University. To start the morning there was an intriguing lecture […]

SHS Student Wins Prestigious Award

Congratulations to Year 13 student Emer O’Reilly  on winning the Young Volunteer of the Year Award at the Irish News School, Club & Volunteer Awards. THE IRISH NEWS unveiled the winners of their highly contested Irish News Club & Volunteer Awards at their Awards Ceremony which is  now in it’s 17th year. It recognises and rewards GAA […]

Netball News

Congratulations to  the following students who, after a number of very competitive trials,  have been selected for the NI National and Development Squads: Maeve McCartan Stephanie Hall Anna Mulholland Catherine Gorman Also massive congratulations to our past pupil, Caroline O’Hanlon. Caroline played for the Manchester Thunder super- league team who beat WASPS in the league […]

Newry Feis Success

Many congratulations to Class 10C & Mrs Hodgett their teacher – Winners of the Ethel Fitzpatrick Memorial Cup for Choral Speaking & the prestigious Newry Reporter Cup for highest mark in a group performance at Newry Feis. Also congratulations to Eabha Gribben, Madison Holohan and Naomi O’Neill- 8C. Madison won 1st place, Eabha 2nd and […]