Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games

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The Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games is a multi-sport event for the UK’s elite young athletes of school age.
The event seeks to create an inspirational and motivational setting that not only provides our elite young sports people with the opportunity to thrive and perform at the highest levels, but encourages more young people to take part and succeed in sport. The Youth Sport Trust is proud to develop and organise the Sainsbury’s 2015 School Games, which is supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England.

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First day for the new Form 1

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They did it! First day at the Rainey is now over. It was wonderful to meet all the new form 1 pupils. Enjoy the weekend. ‪#‎backtoschool‬


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Rainey Endowed GCSE Examinations 2015

The GCSE results at Rainey Endowed have been excellent. 21% of all passes were at A* grade and 57% at A*/A grade. 98% of all examinations were passed at a standard of A*-C grade.

Half of the year group had at least 6A*/A grades.

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Rainey Endowed A Level Examinations 2015

Rainey Endowed pupils have excelled at ‘A’ Level examinations in 2015.

We are delighted with our excellent results at ‘A’ Level – 45% of all our entries were at A*/A grades and 95% of all entries were at A*-C and highlights the superb pastoral care and learning and teaching at ‘The Rainey’. All our staff and governors offer our congratulations and wish our students continued future success. I want to thank the parents, staff and pupils for all their hard work and support of ‘The Rainey’.

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Rainey Endowed AS Level Examinations 2015

2015 AS Level results at Rainey Endowed School were excellent

Our pupils have built upon their prior success at GCSE in 2014 and we commend them for their hard work and success. The demanding nature of our society for achievement and success is met squarely and directly by all those from Rainey Endowed School. We are particularly pleased with the depth of quality shown by our pupils. We look forward to these AS results being substantiated into full ‘A’ Levels next year, opening the prospects of our pupils for years to come.

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Crossing Borders in the 21st Century

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On Friday 12th June nineteen pupils from Rainey Endowed travelled to Queens University Belfast to participate in a series of workshops.  All five schools in the Magherafelt area participated as part of the Magherafelt Learning Partnership’s (MLP’s) programme of shared projects.
When we arrived at the Medical and Biology Centre, City Hospital, we were all separated and put into three groups of thirty, six students from each school.

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New Rainey Pods are ready


It may be summer but pupils and staff of Rainey are already looking forward to using our new facilities in September! #raineypods



Biology/Geography Field Work

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This week a joint Biology and Geography field trip took place. The trip included field work in the beautiful grounds of Lissan House and also a tour of the trout hatchery at Orritor road, Cookstown.

Pupils discovered how the breeding programme for fresh water pearl mussels and white clawed cray fish there are benefiting locally endangered species.


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Art & Design Showcase 2015


Thursday 25th June 2015 – 5pm-7:30. Please call in. We would love to see you….


Rainey U13 Girls Soccer Success

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A mixed squad of U12 and U13 girls were entered into the annual Coleraine High Soccer 7s tournament with 21 other teams. We were defending champions and Mrs Quigley informed me that ‘you’d better win’ – so no pressure there then. Rainey had a comfortable passage through the group stage winning 3 and drawing 1 match for a combined score of 12-0.


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Ulster U16 Hockey Team 2015 -2016

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Many congratulations to Rainey Endowed pupils Alex Burns and Ellie Montgomery who represented the Rainey on the Ulster U16 Hockey Team against Scotland at the weekend.


The Ulster Team played the Scotland U16 Girls between Friday 19th – Sunday 21st June at University of Ulster, Jordanstown. Scotland won 5-2 on Friday however Ulster drew 1-1 on Saturday and again 5-5 on Sunday in a crowd pleasing 10 goal thriller.


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UCAS PHASE 1 Information Event for Year 13 Pupils and Parents/Guardian

ucasDear Parents/Guardians and Year 13 Pupils


RE: Phase 1 UCAS applications


The first UCAS deadline for medical, veterinary and dentistry degrees, together with applications to both Oxford and Cambridge (called Phase 1 entry), is officially 15th October 2015. With this in mind, I am holding an information event for pupils considering a Phase 1 application ONLY and their parents on


Monday 22 June, 5pm – 6pm in the Study Centre.

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Sims Learning Gateway – SLG

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Parents of pupils within the Rainey are now being provided with access to SLG (SIMS Learning Gateway).This is an electronic means of communication between parents and the school.  Parents will be able to log-on to a secure website with a unique password to access information on:

  • Attendance
  • SIMS comments from staff
  • Academic Reports


The website address is:


A guide to help use the site is also available here



Art & Design Showcase 2015

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Art & Design Showcase

Thursday 25th June 2015

Sixth Form Study Centre

5:00 – 7:30 pm

Everyone Welcome

FIFA Schools Super Festival Day

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FIFA Schools Super Festival Day- Wednesday 10 June 2015

Well done to all the Rainey girls who took part in a fantastic days soccer today at Mallusk!


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