French Debating Team through to NI Finals

FrenchDebate1Congratulations to St Michael’s Grammar School French Debating Team who won the semi-finals on Friday 24th April against Friends’ School, Lisburn. The team comprises two AS students (Orla Ward and Reegan McAloran) and two A2 students (Shannon Hall and Jason Bunting). They debated that “Agriculture does not destroy the environment” and were outstanding. Shannon Hall got the overall Best Speaker Award.

The details for finals will be confirmed shortly. Bonne chance!


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St Michael’s Erasmus project praised by John ODowd

logo_erasmus_plus2St Michael’s is among just 14 school in Northern Ireland to receive funding from the Erasmus project.   Six primary schools, five post-primary, one special school, one regional college and the Youth Forum – were successful in applying to Erasmus+, the EU’s flagship programme for education, training, youth and sport.

Congratulating schools successful under the scheme, the Minister said: “Erasmus+ offers children, young people and their teachers fantastic opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with their counterparts across Europe.

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A2 Irish pupils visited the Magee College

IrishA2 Irish pupils visited the Magee College campus of the University of Ulster on the 27th March to attend a stimulating and informative workshop.  The A2 Irish play, Breithiúnas, was the focus for Dr Malachy O’Neill and for reknowned Irish author Séamus Mac Annaidh who guided our pupils through the characters and themes of the work.

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