Business Studies Students Visit Tobermore Concrete 2018


Lower Sixth students attended their annual visit to Tobermore Concrete on 16th October 2016. The visit commenced with a health & safety talk where the students were warned about the potential risks and hazards around the plant and then provided with their high-vis jackets.


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Rainey Rugby results v Limavady GS Saturday 20 October

Rainey Rugby results v Limavady GS Saturday 20 October. Rainey ES 1st XV 38 Limavady GS 1st XV 7 (HT 26 0). First half tries from Ross Speers, Adam McCrum, Bryn Davies and Marc Seffen along with 3 Jonathan Drennan tries gave Rainey a 26 0 lead. Rainey made a lot of changes at half time to give the extended squad game time. Two further tries from Tim Campbell and Bryn Davies and a Jonathan Drennan try completed the scoring. Limavady scored a late converted try. The 2ndXV won 59-7 with tries from
Sam Clarke (3)
Seb Hastings (3) Abban McCloy, Matthew Walshe and Tom Allingham.
Reuben Bell kicked 7 conversions.
Rainey U12 As lost 6 – 10 with tries from
Harry Keatley (2), Aaron McGuckin,
Ryan White and Owen O’Kane
U12 Bs won 9 – 5 with tries from Andrew Elliot (3), Patrick McNulty,
Johnathan Johnston (3) and
Reece Donald (2)
Rainey U13s won 42 – 19 with tries from
Nathan Overend (4),
James Cappell and Stefan Lloyd Evans. James Cappell kicked 6 conversions
Rainey U14s won 48 – 0 with tries from
Jack McCavana,
Sean Bentley (2), Jack Keatley, Jack Atkinson (2), Cillian Gribbon and
Peter Clarke.
Jack McCavana kicked 4 conversions. Rainey medallion won 19 – 17 With tries from
Matthew Thom and
Ben Brown (2)
Louis Regan kicked 2 conversions.
Well done all players and coaches.


Rainey Rugby results v Enniskillen RGS – 6 october 2018

Rainey ES 15 Enniskillen RGS 7 (HT 5 7). In an extremely tight first half ERGS took the lead with s a converted try to make it 7 0. At the end of the half a fine Rainey attack saw Jonathan Drennan put David Dripps in the corner. The conversion was missed to leave it 7 5 at half time. ERGS enjoyed a lot of possession at the start of the second half but Rainey defended strongly. Rainey then scored another top try when Aidan McDonald and Ross Speers combined to put David Dripps in space. He showed excellent pace to touchdown under the posts. Harry Evans converted to make it 12 7. Rainey controlled the end of the game and with time running out Harry Evans kicked a penalty to give Rainey a 15 7 victory in a close but entertaining game.
2nd XV won 24 17 with tries from Matthew Carson, Lee Montgomery, Reuben Bell and Leon Martin. Ben Barfoot and Aaron Caldwell each kicked a conversion.
Medallion won 31 7 with tries from Ben Brown (2), James Campbell, Louis Regan and Odhran Harney. Louis Regan kicked 3 conversions.
U14s lost 50 7 with Jayden Shiels scoring the try and Jack McCavana kicking a conversion.
U13s lost 20 17 with Nathan Overend, Isaac Nelson and Glenn Caldwell scoring tries. James Cappell kicked a conversion.
Well done all players and coaches

European Day of Languages 2018



This year, as part of our celebrations for European Day of Languages, we invited two local primary schools to participate in French taster lessons.
For the first session, we had P6 and P7 pupils from Castledawson Primary School and for the second session we had P6 pupils from Spires Integrated Primary School. Through a variety of interactive activities, pupils were taught French numbers, animals and colours.


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Prize Distribution 2018



On Thursday 20 September 2018 Rainey Endowed held its annual Prize Distribution. We were thrilled to have past pupil Mrs Lesley-Anne Vaughan (née McLean) as our guest speaker. Mrs Vaughan entertained us with many stories from her work in Kenya as a software developer for Vodafone and spoke of how the pace of Technology continually offers us new challenges and opportunities.


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Success for Laura at the Atlantic Challenge International Contest of Seamanship



Well done to Laura Lynch, year 13, who was part of the Northern Ireland team which competed in and won, the Atlantic Challenge International Contest of Seamanship held on Lough Neagh in Antrim 20th – 28th July 2018. This is a fantastic achievement. They did extremely well, winning or coming 2nd in many of the events, showing determination, skill and teamwork throughout the competition.
There were 11 wooden gigs from USA, Russia (2), Belgium (2), Denmark, Ireland, Great Britain, France, Quebec and Northern Ireland which took part in sailing, rowing, oars and sails races, navigation, rope work, slalom racing and other seamanship manoeuvring challenges over the 8 days.

Congratulations, Laura!



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Rainey Vs Dalriada – Saturday 15 September 2018

Rainey ES Rugby results v Dalriada.
1st XV won 56 7 and therefore regained the ‘Topping Cup’. The try scorers were Karl Warner 2, Bryan Hall, Ross Speers, Rory Bradley, Ciaran Doyle, Jonathan Drennan and Jack Bresland. Harry Evans had a 100% success rate with his boot kicking all 8 conversions.2nd XV won 62 0 with tries from Max Millar, Ryan McGuckin, Matthew Cowan, Callum Donnelly, James Mawhinney, Leon Martin, Seb Hastings and Adam McCrum.

U13s lost 7 – 12 with a try from Glenn Caldwell and a conversion from James Cappell.

The U14s lost 17 – 55 Dalriada with tries from Sam Hutchinson,Matthew Booth and
Sam Lennox.
Jack McCavana kicked 1 conversion 

The Medallion lost 0 – 10. Great effort all players and coaches.

Year 12 visit Forestside Cookery School



Year 12 Food and and Nutrition pupils enjoyed a great session at Forestside Cookery School yesterday, massive thanks to Chef Jeffers and his team!


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Regent Vs Rainey Gallery

Farewell Robert


This time of the year is full of hellos and goodbyes. Today we say a reluctant goodbye to our groundsman Robert Montgomery. Having served the Rainey faithfully for 28 years, Robert parked the tractor this afternoon for the last time. You’ve left us looking immaculate for the new school year Robert.
Farewell for now.



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Grosvenor Tournament 2018 Gallery

The 2018 GCSE results at Rainey Endowed are outstanding


The GCSE results at Rainey Endowed are outstanding. 28% of all passes were at A* grade and 62% at A*/A grade. 100% of all pupils achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Mathematics.

Over 60 pupils in the year group had at least 6A*/A grades.


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Rainey Endowed pupils have excelled at ‘A’ Level examinations in 2018


We are delighted with our excellent results at ‘A’ Level – 42% of all our entries were at A*/A grades; 75% of all our entries were at A*-B and 95% of all entries were at A*-C and highlights the superb pastoral care and learning and teaching at ‘The Rainey’.


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AS Level results at Rainey Endowed School were excellent


Our pupils have built upon their prior success at GCSE in 2017 and we commend them for their hard work and success. These are the best AS results for Rainey Endowed School pupils over the past number of years.


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Senior Rugby Awards 2018



On Thursday 19th April Rainey ES had their annual Senior Rugby Awards Dinner in Bryson’s Restaurant.
This was a very successful evening and a fitting celebration of the season that had just ended.
The evening concluded with everyone in attendance thanking the Upper 6th for 7 years of rugby and wishing them success in their rugby careers after school.


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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 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

Click here for gallery


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#Raineyhockey Results – Monday 20 November 2017 v @colerainegs

Derry Antrim League
1STXI won 5-0
2NDXI drew 1-1
3RDXI won 2-0 
Well done girls 🏑

#Raineyhockey Results – Saturday 18 November 2017 v @colerainegs

U14A drew 0-0
U13A won 2-0 Gabi Scott 2
U13B drew 1-1 Naomi McLean

Well done 🏑

Huge congratulations to Rainey girls Alex, Charlotte, Alexandra and Betty

Huge congratulations to Rainey girls Alex Burns, Charlotte Beggs, Alexandra McKinlay and Betty Scott on a hugely successful weekend at the U16 and U18 hockey Interpros. Alexandra and Charlotte earned their first Ulster caps with the U16 Ulster Team and finished on a high today with a 6-0 win over Connaught. Alex and Betty were part of the Ulster U18 Team who were outright winners of the U18 Interpros! Really well done girls!


Ganaway 2017

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Year 8 recently enjoyed a residential at Ganaway. Rainey’s newest pupils had a brilliant time getting to know their new class mates.


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#raineyrugby Results – Saturday 30 September 2017

#raineyrugby results Saturday 30th September against @pcportadown – 1st XV Rainey ES 31 Portadown College 21 (HT 17). Rainey started very well but Portadown took the lead with a break away try against the run of play. Rainey recovered and continued to play enterprising rugby. This resulted in 3 tries from Adam McCrum, Bryan Hall and Paul McErlean before half time. Harry Evans kicked 1 conversion. Rainey started the second half in fine style and scored two quick tries by Jonathan Drennan and Jonah Hastings. Harry Evans converted both. With Rainey leading 31 7 they dropped their intensity and to their credit Portadown took advantage. They scored 2 late converted tries to leave the final score in the Vincent Doyle Memorial Cup 31 21.

2nd XV lost 19 7 with David Dripps scoring a try and Sam Hardy kicking a conversion.

The Medallion won 36 5 with tries from James Mawhinney (2),Daniel Barfoot, Anton Bell, Shea Conway and
Matthew Cowan. Daniel Barfoot kicked
3 conversions
The junior results against Clounagh JHS
U14s won 26-0
A try each Cameron Smyth, Tyler McGuckin and two tries from Ben Brown. Louis Regan kicked 3 conversions

U13s lost 31-25
A try each from Travis Harkness, Jack Atkinson, Jack Keatley, Sam Lennox and Shea McIvor.

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