Rainey Showjumping Success

 

 

 

The Rainey Showjumping Team won the Inter-Schools competition on Monday at Ecclesville, Fintona and have qualified to represent the school at Balmoral Show on Saturday 19th May. The competition entails 5 school teams from the Ulster Region (includes Cavan, Monaghan & Donegal) of which Rainey is now one and the top 5 teams in the Equestrian Interschools Ireland TRI League will compete for the Bluegrass Horse Feeds Perpetual Trophy.

Sky Dive

 

 

 

 

Mark Slane and Adam Thornton – the 2 Rainey Rugby captains did a 13000ft parachute jump today in aid of the “Friends of Cancer Centre” in honour of Mark’s granda Rodney. The boys raised just under £3k. Brilliant work guys.

Spring Concert 2018

 

 

 

A photo gallery from the 2018 Rainey Endowed Spring concert.
Recorded on 22 March 2018.

Well done to everyone involved. #springconcert

 

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Rainey Endowed are the Belfast Telegraph Schools’ Cup champions!

 

 

For full album and post match video click below.

An historic success by #raineyhockey this week!

 

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World Book Day 2018

 

 

Another, now famous, Rainey #worldbookday video.

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Congratulations Rainey Junior Hockey team


Congratulations Rainey Junior Hockey team who have made it 2/2 to reach the Ulster Cup final with a 2-1 win in silver goal vs Killicomaine Junior High in the semi-final. Goal scorers Jenna Brown & Gabi Scott.

Thank you to Killicomaine JH for the tough match, Royal School Dungannon for the use of their pitch and facilities and all our parents, friends and loyal supporters who stood out on a chilly afternoon.

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Rainey girls blast their way through to Belfast Telegraph Schools’ Cup final. 🏑

 

Huge congratulations to our 1STXI hockey Team who have reached the final of the Belfast Telegraph Schools Cup for only the 3rd time in the schools history.
The girls played very well to produce a 2-0 win against Friends Schools in the semi final , with goals from
Lauren Mulholland and Andrea Hegarty. The girls will now face the holders of the Schools Cup and the All Ireland Kate Russel Trophy -Banbrdge Academy on 7 March @ 2.00pm at Playball, Stormont.

 

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Rainey’s Got Talent #RGT2018

 

 

Last night we were left in absolutely no doubt – Rainey really does have talent!
Well done everyone. #rft2018

 

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Junior Quiz League 2017-2018

 

On Thursday afternoons in the Study Centre, during the winter term, The Junior Quiz League took place. Teams of four, made up from pupils in Years 8-10, took part. Each week there was a picture round and two general knowledge rounds. This year the quiz league proved to be very popular with 19 teams being entered.

In what was a very close competition, but the victorious team was ‘The Nobodies’ made up of Eve Logue, Eva Loughlin, Eve McCullough and Danette Harbinson. In second place was team, ‘Turtle Squid Steam Train’. Congratulations go to the winning team who keep the trophy until next year.

 

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Rainey Cook Off

 

 

Today the Rainey hosted a Cook Off in conjunction with Henry Brothers, Magherafelt and Jane McClenaghan (Vital Nutrition). 4 Year 11 Food and Nutrition pupils competed against 4 Henry Bros employees to make Asian Fishcakes and Garlic & Sesame Vegetables. This was then judged by Ian Henry (Henry Brothers), Charlotte Scullion (Henry Brothers), Mr McClements (Rainey Endowed) and Emma (Vital Nutrition). Congratulations to Jane and Matthew (Rainey Endowed) and Stephen (Henry Brothers) on winning the Cook Off Challenge, both pupils and Henry Brothers employees benefited greatly from participating in this initiative. Our thanks goes to Charlotte Scullion (Henry Brothers) for organising such a fantastic event and Kenny Bradley (Kenny’s Spar) for providing the ingredients.

 

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N.Ireland Orienteering W12 champion

 

 

On Saturday 10.02.18 at the NIOA prize giving awards, Year 8 pupil Rebecca Linton received the 2017 N.Ireland Orienteering Championship W12 shield from NIOA Chairman Mr R.McCourt. Great navigation won Rebecca her age class during the N.Ireland championships in September 2017 on Cuilcagh Mountain in Fermanagh.

 

Rebecca has been a keen orienteer for many years now, is a member of the North West Orienteering club and British Orienteering Federation.

 

For more information on orienteering visit: www.niorienteering.org.uk

 

Rainey Open Evenings attract 1000+ visitors

 

 

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! #raineyopen2018

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Congratulations to Rainey Rugby players Jake, Leon and Ben

 

 

Congratulations to Rainey Rugby players Jake McConnell, Leon Martin and Ben Brown who have been selected for the Ulster Schools U16 Development Squad.
Excellent achievement boys and Rainey wishes you well in your involvement with the squad.

Congratulations Alex

 

 

 

Congratulations to Alex Burns, of Rainey Endowed School, who after a series of U18 Irish trials in Dublin has been selected by Head Coach Gareth Grundie, to attend the next phase of the Ireland U18 programme.

 

The Irish U18 squad are training for the U18 European Championships in Santander, Spain, in July 2018.
The Team will play a series of tests before then against France, England, Belgium and Scotland in preparation for the tournament. Alex will attend regional training in Belfast on a weekly basis and national training in Dublin.
Well done Alex.

U16 Irish girls

 

 

After a series of trials in Dublin newly appointed U16 Irish girls coach Brendon Carolan has announced the players for the Ireland U16 Squad.

 

Many congratulations to Charlotte Beggs, of Rainey Endowed School, who is delighted to be included in this selection.
Commenting, Carolan said “As an initial entry point into the Ireland women’s hockey programme, our aim is to create a long term pathway. A pathway to facilitate conditioning, technical athlete development and ultimately provide these athletes with every chance to make the Senior women’s programme in years to come.
I look forward to working with the future of Ireland women’s hockey.

 

Charlotte will attend national training sessions in Dublin as the squad trains to prepare for a 4 Nations Tournament in Germany, tests against Scotland in July and a 6 Nations Tournament hosted in Belfast in July.
Well done Charlotte.

Rainey Carol Service 2017

 

 

Well done to all for another amazing Rainey Carol Service last night. Happy Christmas everyone!

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Rainey Review – December 2017

 

 

Rainey Review of the past term now available here…..

 

 

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Rainey Lego League Team Outstanding in Belfast

 

 

Lego League is awesome. That was the general consensus this past week.

 

More than 240 thousand young people took part from all over the world this year and representing the Rainey, were a team of 8 GCSE Technology and Design students.

 

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Pupil Librarians receive their certificates

 

 

After a two month probation period 22 pupil librarians received their certificates and badges from Mr McCullough at the librarian party. A big thank you to all the new recruits for all their hard work, it is really making a difference.

 

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Rainey Bake Off Final

 

 

This week KS3 pupils participated in the ‘Rainey Bake Off’ Final, there was an exceptionally high standard of skill demonstrated. Pupils were set the signature challenge to produce 6 ‘Afternoon Tea’ themed scones.

 

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Winter Examinations 2018

 

 

Winter exam timetables Yr 10 -14.
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Boys Primary Football Tournament

 

 

Local schools from Mid Ulster took part in a very enjoyable day with surprising sun filled skies at the Rainey Endowed on the 16th of November.

Primary 6 Students from, Anahorish, Kilross, Knockloughrim, Magherafelt, Moneymore, Spires and Woods, were part of a football tournament run by the Sports and Leisure Science class.

 

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