Transfer 2016

Entrance Assessments for Entry to Form One in September 2016 at Rainey Endowed School.


Rainey Endowed School will hold a Transfer 2016 Information Session on Thursday 28th May at 7.00 pm for parents of current P6 pupils. It will be held in the Johnston Hall and parking will be available in the car park at the front of the school.


This Information Session will outline the process of transfer to Year 8 at Rainey Endowed School in September 2016. Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions on all matters relating to transfer procedures.


If you are thinking of applying for a place for your son or daughter at Rainey Endowed School starting in Year 8 in September 2016, attendance at this Information Session is very important.


From Monday 18th May 2015, Registration Forms for the PPTC Entrance Assessments used by Rainey Endowed School will be available from the school office, the school website ( or the PPTC website (


The closing date for the submission of completed Registration Forms to Rainey Endowed School is 2.00 pm on Friday 25th September 2015.


The PPTC Entrance Assessments in English and Mathematics will be held in Rainey Endowed School on Saturday 14th November 2015.


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Ulster U15 Talent Development Program

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Congratulations to Matthew Dunlop who was selected for the Ulster U15 Talent Development Program after attending a recent trials session. He has been assessed throughout eight week sessions and has now progressed to being selected for the Ulster U16 Development Squad. Well done Matthew!

Ulster Secondary Schools Athletic Championships 2015


Many congratulations to Rainey Athletes Emma Scott, Harry Turkington and Bryn Davies who all competed in the Ulster Secondary Schools Athletic Championships 2015 at the Antrim Forum. Emma was placed 6th in the Junior Girls Discus, Bryn was placed fourth in the Junior Boys Hammer Throw and Harry took an impressive two Ulster Silver Medals in the 100m and the 200m.

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NEBSSA Finals 2015

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NEBSSA Athletics Finals Wednesday 13 May 2015

Many congratulations to all Rainey athletes who took part in the NEBSSA Athletics Finals yesterday.

Rainey medal winners were-

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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 »