Be smart on the internet

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This handy ebook explores how you might be smarter online. It’s full of helpful tips and advice. Have a look and become smarter online.

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Open Evenings 2016

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Rainey Endowed opened its doors again this week for two open evenings. Thank you to all primary pupils and parents who came to visit the school and especially to all Rainey pupils for helping to make the evenings such a success! #raineyopen2016

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Congratulations to Mark Allingham

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Congratulations to Mark Allingham on receiving his award from Dr Liz Conlon from the Institute of Physics. Mark achieved the highest score at A-Level Physics in Northern Ireland. Mark is currently studying Engineering at Cambridge and we wish him continued success in his studies.

No Direction

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Last moment stand in act Rainey “Boy” Band, #nodirection take the school by storm this Christmas.

 

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Rainey Review – December 2015

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The December edition of the Rainey Review is out.

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The R – Second Edition

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The second edition of THE R is out.

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Rainey Carol Service 2015

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A snippet from the excellent Carol Service of Wednesday 16th December 2015.

Well done to all pupils and staff involved. Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year

 

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Exam Timetables – January 2016

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Winter 2016 exam timetables now online…

 

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Rainey Christmas Bake Off

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The Year 13 Home Economics class completed ‘The Rainey Christmas Bake Off’ today which was judged my Mrs Ferguson and our very own ‘Bake Off’ star Darcey Harkness.

 

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Look where our reading takes us!

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Have a look at our school library video entry for the World Book Day Award 2016, to see Rainey readers transported!

 

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School Library Association Nomination @uksla

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Congratulations to Jade Heaney who has been nominated for the School Library Association, Pupil Librarian of the Year 2016.  Our school library team is delighted to support this nomination;

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Many thanks to @SDCtrailers for their kind donation of an AED (Defibrillator)

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This will provide essential cover for the school, and local community, in the event of a nearby cardiac arrest.

 

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Ulster Youth Choir Workshop with @eunanmcdonald

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On Friday 4th December, Eunan McDonald from the Ulster Youth Choir came in to school to lead a workshop for members of the Junior and Senior Choirs. This was a fantastic opportunity which allowed our pupils to gain an insight into singing in this prestigious choir, as well as picking up some singing tips in preparation for the upcoming Christmas Concerts.

 

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Rainey’s Robot comes out on top

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So what is the Lego League and why do Rainey pupils put so much effort into it?
It’s a huge themed worldwide competition that runs annually. This year more than 233,000 young people from over 80 countries will take part!

 

The theme of this year’s competition was rubbish! From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to our rubbish than meets the eye.
Nine form four boys took up the challenge this year, meeting with an industrial mentor once per week for the past 8 weeks.  There was much to be done, a whole recycling problem to be overcome, a robot to program and a presentation to perfect!

 

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Young Journalist – Keeping Northern Ireland Beautiful

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My name is David Eagleson, I am a year 3 pupil at Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt and in October this year I entered a competition, run by the Alpha Newspaper Group, Keep Northern Ireland beautiful and Eco-Schools, to be a Young Journalist for the Environment.
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