Category Archives: News

CCEA Top Candidates

Congratulations to our students who were amongst those who achieved the first, second and third highest marks in the CCEA 2018 GCSE & GCE Summer examinations. In Irish GCSE Fionnuala O’Hare was placed Joint First and in English Literature she was placed Joint Third. Keala Troy was placed First in A Level Business Studies. Kayla […]

Irish Students voice their opinions on ‘Brexit’

The team from ‘Meon Eile’ – an online Irish platform which discusses current affairs affecting the six counties and beyond, recently visited the Irish Department of Sacred Heart Grammar School. A number of our Year 14 Irish students participated in an interview for ‘Tuairimí ón Teorainn’ and shared their opinions on the topical issue of […]

Former Student Success

Congratulations to former student Miss Casey Webb on being awarded the Gary Boal Memorial Award. This award is given to the Actuarial Science Student (QUB) who, like Gary Boal, succeeds in every area of their life and makes the best of all opportunities given to them. We are very proud of you here in Sacred Heart Casey. […]

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 STUDENTS ‘ROCK THE BOAT’

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 […]

GCSE REVISED GRADING: SUMMER 2018

Please be advised that the grading of GCSE is changing. The link below provides further information on these changes. http://ccea.org.uk/regulation/gcse_grading 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 […]