ETI Report – May 2017

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Following a Sustaining Improvement Inspection in May 2017, everyone at Rainey Endowed is delighted with the latest inspection report from the ETI.

 

The full report may be downloaded here.

RESults Summer School 2017

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We will be running our annual Summer School in August for all current P6 school pupils who will be going into P7 in September 2017.

 

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Well done Rachel!

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Well done to Rainey’s Rachel Burns, who was the part of the Irish Hockey U21 Development Team who had a successful 3 match test series this weekend against Wales, winning two matches and drawing one🍀

 

 

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Senior Rugby Awards 2017

 

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The senior rugby awards were presented recently.

Well done everyone

#raineyrugby

 

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Opening of the Rainey Sports Complex

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To everyone who joined us on

Saturday 20 May 2017 for our opening of the Sports Complex – thank you. #raineysport

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Rainey Gaelic Football

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The Rainey is already a school that participates in many sports, especially with renowned hockey and rugby teams throughout the years. This year Gaelic Football has been added to the list thanks to the coaching of Mr Mc Keown and professional coach Matthew Kerr. After school Gaelic football sessions have been occurring now for the last 6 weeks with pupils showing a keen interest, including pupils who are unfamiliar with the sport.

 

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Sports Day 2017 Gallery

Rainey Sports Day 2017

 

 

Another unforgettable day, well done everyone – a super day for both pupils and teachers.

Click below for gallery.

 

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Pupils from Food & Nutrition and Agriculture Club enjoyed the beautiful sunshine today at #Balmoralshow

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Pupils from Food & Nutrition and Agriculture Club enjoyed the beautiful sunshine today at Balmoral; watching various demonstrations, cattle judging, trade stands and food samples.

 

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Rainey Pupils Perform For Royal Visitors #RoyalVisitNI

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Rainey A level English Literature students were special guests today at an event hosted for the visit of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to the Seamus Heaney HomePlace.  Our pupils were specially invited to perform an excerpt inspired by Heaney’s ‘Burial at Thebes’ for the royal party and invited guests.

 

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Internal Summer Exam Timetables 2017

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Internal summer exam timetables now available online.

 

 

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#RaineyRocketry make it three in a row

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The success of #RaineyRocketry in the past few years has been matched only by the enthusiasm of its members. In 2014 the inaugural meeting was held. A team was formed and against all expectations the newbies saw off competition to win the Northern Ireland heat of UKAYRoc regional finals, before finishing a very impressive 5th in the National finals. With the absence of a competition in 2015 it was a title the team were to hold for two years.

 

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Chemistry at Kilronan

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On Wednesday the 22nd March, five AS Chemistry pupils; Abbie Speers, Pollyanne Fullerton Bungay, Rachel Curry, Rachel Brown, Leanne McKinley , Mrs Short and Dr Peggs visited Kilronan School, Magherafelt, to carry out sensory experiments with the nursery class. We were welcomed at the door by two of the pupils who then escorted us to the classroom where were introduced to the other three pupils within the class.

 

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Stranmillis University RSC Chemistry Analyst Competition

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On Saturday 24th March, the Rainey Endowed School sent 3 lower 6th pupils, Annie O’Boyle, Martin Cudden and me to the Chemistry Analyst Competition held in Stranmillis University in Belfast.
Initially we met with the other schools before the competition started and had a chance to converse about what the experiments we would have to conduct might be.

 

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Safeguarding arrangements for all pupils, parents, Governors, staff and visitors

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We all need help sometimes.

 

If you are having a problem these staff members and Governors have been trained to help you. Just ask!

 

 

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Spring Concert 2017

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Some video snippets and a photo gallery from the 2017 Rainey Endowed Spring concert.
Recorded on Wednesday 22 March 2017.

 

Well done to everyone involved. #springconcert

 

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The #royalnavy drop into the Rainey

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A sincere thank you to the Royal Navy who dropped into the Rainey today. Everyone was so very excited to be up close to the Lynx before its decommissioning later in the year. #royalnavy #proud

 

 

 

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Own some Rainey History

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Are you interested in owning an item of Rainey history?

 

Our Johnston Hall chairs are being replaced and we would like to offer our current and former pupils and staff the opportunity to make a minimum donation of £5 per chair.
Please make cheques payable to Rainey Endowed School.

 

 

If you prefer to pay by cash, please call in at the front office. We expect demand to be high, so please register your interest with Mrs Young dyoung287@rainey.magherafelt.ni.sch.uk or call 02879632478 for more information.

#thebluechairs

 

World book Day 2017 – #worldbookday

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World book day wouldn’t be world book day without a Rainey video….

 

Watch now

Rainey Pupils selected for Ulster Youth Choir @UYCNI

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The Ulster Youth choir recently visited Rainey Endowed to deliver a workshop for our junior and senior choir. This was a fantastic experience for over 90 of our pupils who attended. Following on from this, twenty eight of our students have been selected for the Junior Ulster Youth choir or the Ulster Youth Training Choir. This is a wonderful opportunity for these pupils which reflects their commitment and talent.

 

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Litter Reduction in School

 

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As part of the action plan for litter reduction in the school, the Eco Team enjoyed an afternoon cleaning up the school grounds. Pictured are some members of the Eco Team involved in litter picking before going on to enjoy a  nice cup of hot chocolate.

 

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Year 10 Languages Careers Event

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Year 10 pupils at Rainey were inspired today by our visiting speakers from NICILT (QUB), Europe direct and British Airways who, through a variety of activities demonstrated the range of careers options facilitated by the study of more than one foreign language to GCSE level and beyond.
Merci bien! ¡Muchas Gracias! 🇫🇷🇪🇸 Vive les langues étrangères! Viva los idiomas extranjeros!

 

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English Literature visit @SHHomePlace

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A2 English Literature pupils enjoyed a workshop focusing on Heaney’s use of the chorus in their A-Level text ‘The Burial at Thebes’. Before the workshop they had the opportunity to view the excellent exhibition at HomePlace. Thanks to Sheila Fullerton for another hugely successful event at this wonderful local resource. @SHHomePlace

 

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