Sixth Form Entry
The College continues to offer opportunities for students to take a wide range of Applied and Academic A Levels. Click here for more information.
Literacy Focus for May: parenthesis and dash
This month we are concentrating particularly on being accurate with our use of parenthesis and the dash (-).
Advice & Guidance
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Peter McClelland (Wellington Church, Youth Worker) attended assembly on Wednesday 29th June to receive our Tear Fund money. Well done to all pupils who participated in the events organised this year, especially Jack Weir who raised over £120!
On Tuesday 21st June, 17 pupils and 2 staff set off for the long 4 ½hour journey to Westport, Co. Mayo for a week of outdoor activities. Pupils had the opportunity to participate in a number of outdoor pursuits such as kayaking, surfing, and fencing.
Cullybackey College Euro Fanzone
Hot after a successful Sports Day, the PE Department organised a great afternoon of football featuring England v Wales on the big screen in the Assembly Hall. Over 200 pupils took up the opportunity to purchase Euro 2016 tickets for the sell-out event.
'Be Informed' - Internet Safety Workshops
The Northern Area Community are hosting a series of internet safety workshops to keeping carers and parents informed about how fast life is evolving. The workshops hope to raise awareness of all aspects of online safety including social media. For more information click here.
Cullybackey Going For Gold
We held our annual Sports Day on Tuesday 7th June 2016. Competitors from Years 8-11 took to the pitches to see who could win the all elusive gold. For the first year, medals were presented to the first, second and third place winners in each event on the day.
PTA Cheque Presentation
Mrs J Hanna, Chairperson of Cullybackey College’s Parent Teacher Association proudly presented cheques to a number of pupils for their success in their individual extra-curricular pursuits. Jemma Stewart, Year 14, for her success at the Irish Dancing.
Leprosy Mission speaks to Year 9
The RE department was pleased to welcome the Leprosy Mission on Friday 6th May 2016 to speak to Year 9 pupils. The Leprosy Mission is an international Christian development organisation that diagnoses, treats and offers specialist care to leprosy patients.
Primary School Football Tournament
Cullybackey College hosted their 3rd annual Primary School football tournament at their school pitches on Tuesday 17th May. GCSE PE pupils worked alongside the PE staff to create an enjoyable day for all players and staff alike.
Girls begin training with past pupil Kara McCartney
The girls enjoyed some sunny weather on their first training session with past pupil and current Ballymena United footballer Kara McCartney. After a good warm-up the girls were given time to develop some skills that could be used in match situations.
W5 Science of Sound
Year 11 Prince's Trust pupils enjoyed a show about the Science of Sound when W5 visited school. A number of willing volunteers were given the opportunity to experiment with creating all kinds of noises and David from W5 even treated them to a didgeridoo recital!
GCSE Art Exhibition
On Tuesday 10th May, Cullybackey College's Art & Design Department ran their annual GCSE Exhibition. Parents, staff and students alike enjoyed viewing the artwork produced by our Year 12 pupils and commented as always on its excellent standard.
POW! Cullybackey College Experiences the Power of Reading
Cullybackey College’s Book Week was a powerful success. Focusing particularly on graphic novels, there were lots of fun competitions and activities for everyone to enjoy. Even the teachers got to dress up one day as Superheroes or Super villains from a graphic novel.
Cullybackey’s Dancing Queen
Cullybackey College pupil, Jemma Stewart, spent her Easter holidays unlike the rest of her peers. Instead of relaxing and catching up on some well-earned sleep, Jemma was off to Dublin for the CRDM Irish Dance World Championships Under 17.
Drama Club Update
The Cullybackey College Drama Club (CCDC) has been busy rehearsing every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:40 on the play, “Why Drama?” The play has many lively teen characters that explore their feelings and thoughts about the relevance of drama as a subject.