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The Wallace High School

The Wallace High School is a co-educational grammar school in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.

Last Build Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:44:14 +0000



Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:44:14 +0000

(image) The Wallace High School boys’ hockey 2nd XI recently completed only the second double in their history, winning both the Prior Shield and Dowdall Cup in a hectic month of fixtures. On Wednesday 7th March they played Antrim Grammar School 1st XI on a beautiful and crisp spring day at Lisnagarvey Hockey Club, where a …

Scottish university applauds Anna!

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:43:58 +0000

(image) Year 12 student Anna Trimble is the first recipient of the University of Dundee Mathematics Award; this new initiative is aimed specifically at GCSE level. A member of staff from the University of Dundee observed: “Dundee is a STEM-focused university…this is why Mathematics was chosen as the subject for this initial award.” Anna completed her …

Bonjour Paris!

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:26:34 +0000

(image) A group of 25 students from The Wallace High School last week returned from a short, but jam-packed, educational tour to Paris. The annual trip was a great success, offering the opportunity for the Clonevin Park students to hone their linguistic talents and experience some of the cultural delights of the French capital. Their first …

Max meets a history maker!

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:10:12 +0000

(image) Year 8 student Max Kamalarajah recently attended a glittering ceremony at Belfast City Hall where he met one of the key architects of the Northern Ireland peace process, Senator George Mitchell. The Senator was in Belfast for a round of engagements to acknowledge the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement and to launch some …

The Wallace Delhi Hope Project

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:15:22 +0000

(image) The community of The Wallace High School has built strong links with the Asha Charity in New Delhi and sends groups of students and staff regularly to New Delhi to support the work of this inspirational charity which aims to improves the lives and outcomes of those who live in slum communities in the city. …

From The Castle on the Hill to the Heights of the House!

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:36:37 +0000

(image) The long-forgotten phrase ‘children should be seen and not heard’ is certainly not one which can be applied to Year 13 student Beth Crane who has triumphed once again in another Public Speaking Competition! On Wednesday evening, Beth competed in the Edgar Graham Memorial Public Speaking Competition at Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Her speech, entitled, ‘It’s …

German Debating Success

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:30:16 +0000

(image) Wallace High School Sixth Years visited QUB last week to take part in the annual German Debating Competition. The team, Emma McDowell, Nathan Fairley, Ryan Simpson and Jack Campbell, ably supported by teacher Kerrie Ferguson and Swiss native Language Assistant Sarah, had a week to prepare their topic. Kerrie Ferguson explained, “This annual competition saw …

Geography students tackle food waste

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:22:30 +0000

(image) In January six Wallace High School ‘Eco-Warriors’ attended a Media Workshop as part of the ‘Young Reporters for the Environment’ Event at the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre. During the day the pupils were given a presentation by a representative from Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council on the current issue of food waste which is facing …

The Legendary Philanthropist

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:53:49 +0000

(image) “…there’s a reason why it’s called the Wallace. He was an extraordinary man…We want to restore his reputation.” (Wallace Collection director Dr Xavier Bray quoted in The Daily Telegraph 8th February 2018) As the bicentennial of the birth of Sir Richard Wallace approaches London, Paris and Lisburn are preparing to celebrate the life and achievements …

And still they ran!

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:38:08 +0000

(image) Wallace is delighted to be able to boast of a team of enthusiastic and gifted young runners who show a commitment to training and performance regardless of weather conditions. The climax of the Cross Country year will be in mid- March when a number of Wallace students will participate in the All Ireland Schools’ Cross …