Business Studies visit to the Tayto Factory 2017

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On Thursday 5th January the Business Studies students visited the Tayto Factory in Tandragee. The aim of the visit was to investigate production methods used by the company. This helped the students to consolidate the information they had been taught in their lessons.



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Open Evenings 2017

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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! #raineyopen2017
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Rainey Endowed Mannequin Challenge



Rainey Endowed never shies away from a challenge! #mannequinchallenge


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Rainey Christmas Carol Services 2016




A snippet from the excellent Carol Service of Tuesday 13th December 2016.

Well done to all pupils and staff involved.

Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year


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School Bank with @bankofireland




The School Bank team have been celebrating a superb opening week, with many students keen to open accounts and get involved. The team have big plans in place to start the new year on a high and get the whole school involved in making it a real success! Student accounts will be active in January and they can begin to save.


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Music Workshops for P6 & P7 Pupils



For two weeks in November a group of seven enthusiastic A level music students volunteered to participate in four fun-filled music workshops for Primary 6 and 7 pupils from Castledawson and New Row Primary Schools. During the course of the four workshops, we taught the children the basic elements of music – pitch, rhythm dynamics, pulse and texture. We taught these musical elements through powerpoint and of course one or two fun games!


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Rainey Endowed is Northern Ireland Secondary School of the Year



Rainey Endowed School in Magherafelt has been named The Sunday Times Northern Ireland School of the year. The top performing schools in Northern Ireland are revealed in The Sunday Times Parent Power, published in The Sunday Times and online this Sunday, November 27. The definitive guide, which can be found at contains the top 2,000 state and independent schools, searchable by postcode, town, local authority and name of school.


As well as assessment of all academic results on a school-by-school basis, Parent Power enables parents to compare the performance of a given school with other schools in the same town, local authority or nationally. There are also live links to school websites and schools’ most recent inspection reports.


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Sixth Form Mock Exam Timetable 2017 now online




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Year 11 Winter Examinations & Year 12 Mock Examinations Timetables




For Year 11 winter examination timetable click here

For Year 12 mock examinations timetable click here

Soroptimist International Ballymoney and District Public Speaking Competition




On Thursday 17th November 2016 five Rainey pupils took part in the Soroptimist Annual Youth Award Public Speaking Competition. The Ballymoney Regional round of the competition had eighteen pupils taking part from six different local schools. Emma Payne (Year 12,) Courtney Weir (Year 12,) Ellie Beattie (Year 12,) Emily Ussher (Year 12,) and Megan Henson (L6th) represented Rainey Endowed. The competition requires competitors to deliver a six minute speech on a topic chosen from the Soroptimist list of options, in front of an audience and a panel of judges.


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Business Studies Visit to Ditty’s Bakery




On 19th October, GCSE Business Studies students visited Ditty’s Bakery, Castledawson, in order to gain some essential information for their Controlled Assessment. Pupils then had a very interesting tour of the bakery from the storage of the raw materials through to the finished product being packaged.


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Rainey Endowed Football Frenzy Event



On Wednesday 9th November, Anahorish, Castledawson, Desertmartin, Holy Family, Kilross, Knocknagin, Magherafelt, New Row and Spires Integrated Primary Schools all competed in the Rainey Endowed Football Frenzy event, hosted by the A2 Sports Science Pupils Committee at Rainey Endowed School.

The P6 pupils played all today eventually reaching the finals in both boys and girls competition; Holy Family Girls played New Row Girls and Anahorish Boys were against Holy Family Boys.


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Revision Techniques




Click here to read the ebook on revision techniques. #examsuccess

U16 Girls Training Panel announced



Following the U16 Interprovincial Tournament held last weekend in Cork, Irish Coach, Alison McNeill has selected a large training squad.

Speaking about her selection McNeill said ‘I thoroughly enjoyed the Interpros in Cork watching very competitive matches. It’s a strong group this year and we are looking forward to the trials in November and the coming year ahead”


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Operation Christmas Child sorting centre @OCC_UK




Pupils from 8A enjoyed their day as little elves at the shoe box sorting centre! When you’re out shopping over half-term don’t forget to pick up some items for the shoe box appeal… boxes to be return Wed 9th Nov.


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