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 February: Exclamation Mark
This month we are concentrating particularly on being accurate with our use of exclamation marks.
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A Level Geography North Coast Residential
Year 13 and 14 geographers spent 2 days at the North Coast improving their geographical skills and techniques in preparation for the upcoming A-Level exams. The intrepid explorers began by investigating the changes occurring in sand dune systems.
£400 raised by STEP pupils
Congratulations to Classroom Assistant Molly McPeake who won a hamper in the raffle held for Help for Heroes by Year 13 STEP pupils. Thanks to all those who donated funds, participated in the Crossbar Challenge and bought Help for Heroes merchandise and buns. We raised over £400.
Emma records new PB
On Thursday 4th February all Year 11 Geographers headed to Magilligan Field Centre in order to complete the data collection for their Controlled Assessment. They were investigating the changes that happen along the course of a river.
Athletes to represent Co Antrim
Well done to the following pupils who have been selected to represent the Co Antrim Team in Indoor Athletics in March. U13: Tamzin Murray, Katy Duff, Gareth Lamont and Adam Steel. U15: Jodie Wylie. The trials took place recently at St Patrick's College.
GCSE Geography at Magilligan
Emma Lennox represented Cullybackey College with pride at the recent Ulster Schools’ Swimming Championships. Emma’s previously recorded time for her 100m Breast Stroke was 2.02.30 - on the day she came in almost 5 seconds under to acclaim a new PB.
Andrew Dickson from High Kirk leads SU
Andrew Dickson from High Kirk visited Scripture Union on Wednesday 3rd February. We would like to thank Andrew for leading and providing activities. He is now becoming a regular visitor which we all really appreciate!
Pupils enjoy the new Mac Suite
This year Cullybackey College invested in a brand new suite of Apple Mac computers. Pupils had been waiting for their arrival with great anticipation! We are delighted that they are now up and running and are excited about the opportunities they will provide.
PE Department busy as ever!
Well done to the Year 11 boys who reached the semi-final of the Mid Antrim Cup. They defeated St Patrick's 2-0 on Tuesday to secure their place. The girls also enjoyed a 4-0 win over local rivals Slemish. They endured the wind and rain to show their skill on the hockey pitch in a game they showed great effort and determination.
The next PTA meeting will be on Wednesday 9th March at 7pm. If you are a parent or a teacher please come along!
This term we are trying to raise funds for the college by selling Fireside Quizzes.
These are available to buy from each Form Teacher and there are some great prizes up for grabs, which have kindly been donated from the following business:-
Toast, Hayes Filling Station, Lee Kutz, Lamont's Butchers, The Mustard Seed, Lush Nails and Myo My Beauty Salon.
Also we would like to say thank-you to all of you who have sent in old coins and coppers for the Cash-For-Coins appeal.! Our first count will be at the Easter Holidays and we will let you know how much we have raised. Keep them coming as every penny helps!
Farm safety talk for GCSE Agriculture students
Mr David Lowe from the HSE NI kindly visited Cullybackey College’s Year 11 GCSE Agriculture class to discuss farm safety. He presented the group with statistics of farm death rates in NI and explained risk assessment on a farm.
School Council Update
School Council met yesterday and members initially welcomed and congratulated the new Year 9 members who proved to be very enthusiastic about their new role. Mrs McCracken outlined some of the forthcoming events which Council are hoping to run.
Irish Guards Inspect Cullybackey Detachment
Cullybackey Detachment Army Cadet Force (ACF) held their biannual inspection were Captain Jimmy Parke from the 1st Battalion Irish Guards was the inspecting officer and on conclusion of the inspection will write a report about the detachment.