Ulster Hockey U17

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Many congratulations to Rachel Burns and Lauren Mulholland just back from playing a successful 3 test series against England U16’s at Lilleshall!



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Rainey Rugby Junior Awards Dinner 2015

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This week saw the Rainey Rugby Junior Awards dinner take place. Congratulations to all players who worked so hard throughout the year and especially to the award winners. Well done boys!

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Ulster U17 Team

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Over the last couple of years the Ulster U17 Team has played the England U16 Team in a 3 test series. This is occurring again this year from Friday 1 May to Monday 4 May 2015. The venue is Lilleshall, in England.

The Rainey Endowed School is delighted to say many congratulations to two of their pupils Rachel Burns and Lauren Mulholland, who have been selected this year for this series of matches. This is Rachel’s second year and Laurens first on this Ulster Team both having progressed up from the Ulster U16 Team. The school would like to wish the girls all the very best as they head off on Friday.


Ulster U16 Hockey Development Squad 2015-2016



Many congratulations to Alex Burns, Ellie Montgomery and Betty Scott of the Rainey Endowed School who have been selected for the Ulster U16 Hockey Development Squad 2015-2016.
It is from this group that selections will be taken for a 3 test series against Scotland U16 Development Group at UUJ in the period 19 to 21 June 2015 and Irish Hockey’s U16 Inter Provincial Tournament in late October.

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Rainey Rocketeering 2015

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Congratulations to all Rainey Rockeeters who successfully designed, built and launched their rockets throughout February and March. The rocketeering club has more than doubled in size since last year with 30 pupils having regularly attended build sessions throughout the spring term.

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Rainey U13 – Derry & Antrim League WInners

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Well done Rainey U13A who defeated Antrim Grammar 1-0 last week to win the Derry & Antrim League. #raineyhockey

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Spring Concert 2015

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Well done everyone on yet another excellent Spring Concert last night. Have a great Easter. #endofterm

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Community Group Assembly

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On Thursday the Community Group received certificates in Assembly. The certificates were presented by Deirdre Monaghan, the Manager of Brooklands Care Home, and Marjorie Cadden, the Activities Therapist. 62 pupils received certificates to mark their commitment to weekly visits to Brooklands Care Home. The group would like to thank the staff at Brooklands and in particular, Deirdre and Marjorie, who have accommodated our visits and given the pupils a very worthwhile experience. We look forward to continuing our visits next year.

Junior Plate Final 2015

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Junior Hockey results: Ulster Junior Schools Plate Final
Rainey 0 Sullivan Upper 1
Well done Sullivan. A big well done also must go to the 16 Rainey girls who have worked very hard to reach the final – not the medals you were after girls but you played until the final whistle ‪#‎raineyhockey‬

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Senior Schools Plate Final

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Rainey Endowed v @CarrickGrammar in the Senior Schools Plate Final won 4-2, Rachel Burns 2, Ellie Montgomery, Betty Scott.

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School Bank Launch

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Rainey Endowed School Bank was officially launched on Wednesday 25th February 2015, attended by Mrs Joanne Rafferty, Commercial Branch Manager, and Mr Michael Mc Cann, Customer Advisor from Bank of Ireland, Magherafelt.

The School Bank team consists of Chloe O’Lone (Bank Manager), Stephane Bergeron (Marketing Manager), Edele Mallon and Keeva Maynes (Customer Service) and Lauren McCann (Compliance Manager). They are enthusiastic and dedicated to making this initiative a positive experience for students, and will be available each week to give advice to those pupils who wish to use the facility. Read the rest of this entry »

Almost £1million invested in accommodation at Rainey

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Education Minister, John O’Dowd, visited Rainey Endowed today to view the new and refurbished accommodation provided under the School Enhancement Programme (SEP).

Speaking during the visit today, Minister O’Dowd said: “I welcome the opportunity to visit Rainey Endowed today to see first-hand the new accommodation that has been provided as a result of £1million investment from SEP. These types of works provide an enhanced environment and will positively impact on pupils, teachers and school staff.”
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Happy World Book Day Everyone! #WBD2015


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From the 3rd-5th March, while stocks last!


Students from Rainey Endowed School represent the United Kingdom in Euroscola at the European Parliament in Strasbourg

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Students from 21 European countries took the seats of EU politicians for one day

On Thursday 5th February, the third Euroscola day in 2015 was held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Around 600 students and teachers from across the European Union’s member states were in Strasbourg. They came from Belgium, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »