Applied Business students visit to Tobermore Concrete

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Lower Sixth Applied Business and Business Studies students attended an industrial visit to Tobermore Concrete this month where they were given a very informative tour of the HESS plants and sales area.

 

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Ditty’s Bakery Visit – Form 5 GCSE Business Studies

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Recently, GCSE Business Studies students visited Ditty’s Bakery, Castledawson, in order to gain some essential information for their Controlled Assessment. The visit started off with a general overview of the business by Mr. Robert Ditty.

 

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Technology & Design Pupils Visit Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

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25 per second. Thats how many cans of Coke that the Lisburn based Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company produce. Yes they can!

 

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Technology & Design 6th Form Visit Emerson Cookstown

Rainey Visit Emerson Cookstown

 

 

Sometimes it is difficult to fully appreciate the finer details of an Industrial process in the classroom. Sometimes, books and online resources just don’t seem to do the trick. Sometimes, only seeing is truly believing.  So whenever a world class manufacturing facility invites you through its doors to see what they do we jump at the chance.

 

Today Rainey sixth form pupils were delighted to be the guests of Emerson in Cookstown. A manufacturing facility on our door step specialising in the production of world leading scroll compressors.

 

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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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Wright Bus Visit 2016 @wrightsgroup

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On Friday Friday 16 September 2016, AS Technology & Design pupils together with Mr Palmer and Mr Fields, visited Europe’s leading independent bus manufacturer – Wrightsgroup in Galgorm, Ballymena.
A tour of the factory floor gave us an insight to the many processes and stages involved in bus manufacture. This included composite moulding, various joining methods, painting and electronic installation on the production of both double decker and single decker buses. Many of the stages were demonstrated by our excellent guides, David and Ian.

 

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GCSE Construction and the Built Environment gains @henrygroupni sponsorship

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Rainey Endowed School is delighted to be sponsored by Henry Brothers for GCSE Construction and the Built Environment. The course is currently studied in Year 11 and Year 12 by keen and enthusiastic pupils.

The units covered will enable pupils to progress to access potentially hundreds of specialties, making construction a diverse and multi-faceted discipline. It’s no surprise, then, that construction is the UK’s largest industry, employing approximately 2.2 million people. However, despite the enormity of its workforce it faces skills shortages. Current strategies seek to introduce half a million skilled and qualified entrants to the industry, presenting an exciting and lucrative opportunity.

 

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