A level and GCSE Art students recently took a trip to the Ulster Museum to be inspired by the True Colours Exhibition. They came away with lots of ideas to inform their work and we are excited to see what they come up with!
The University of Ulster extend warmest congratulations to our Year 14 student Patrick Murray on his wonderful achievement in the Beginners sections of the HSBC Mandarin Speaking Competition in London in February 2019. Well done Patrick, this is a fantastic achievement!
We are absolutely thrilled that Eva Kerr-Woodrow, Sarah Morrison and Oliva Crilly won the Irish Federation of University Women Public Speaking Competition. Held in Queen’s University. The girls had only 30 minutes to prepare a 2-3 minute speech on issues surrounding social media, health, the environment, education, travel and teenage years. The girls were named as the best team in the competition and were awarded the June Meenagh-Smartt Cup. The girls will go on to represent
Rathmore art students from Years 8-14 entered an art competition in school titled ‘Expressions of Ireland’. The Art Department selected 50 pieces to go on show in the Malone House Hotel. The exhibition looks fantastic and pieces are selling fast!
A group of Year 13 Business Studies pupils have been crowned 2019 Champions of the NI Business Challenge for schools. The team consisting of Fiona Flynn, Calum Hanna, Luke Jenkins, Mary Kate Kelly and Amith Varghese, presented their ideas on the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy of the Henderson Group to directors of the company and partners of Accountancy and Advisory firm, BDO. The event hosted by Queen's University Management School was also an important networking
Recently, Sophie Aicken was lucky enough to be accepted for a Screenworks makeup placement, run by the Emmy award winning Pamela Smyth (Game of Thrones). The week entailed hands on experiences learning the techniques of the industry as well as what it takes to be suitable for the job. Sophie worked with prosthetics and facial hair in order to visually portray a character and their traits. Overall the experience was very insightful and she thoroughly enjoyed every moment!
On Thursday 31st January Rathmore Politics Society hosted Clare Bailey from the Green Party. Over 30 pupils from Years 12, 13 and 14 attended. It was a very interesting and informative question and answer session. Many thanks to Clare for taking the time to visit!