Junior Rugby Dinner 2019

 

 

Junior Rugby Dinner 2019 On Wednesday 4th April Rainey ES celebrated the 2018/19 Rugby season with their annual dinner at Bob and Bert’s Magherafelt. The U12 squad was congratulated for winning the Arnold Shield and the Medallion for reaching the final of the Danske Bank Medallion Plate. All players and coaches enjoyed good food and fun. The individual prize winners were announced for each age group.

 

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KS3 Summer Exam Timetables

 

 

 

KS3 Pupils click below for 2019 Summer Exam Timetables

 

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Rainey Endowed School Bilingual Kindergarten

The Headmaster, Mr Mark McCullough and Board of Governors are delighted to update you with the opening of our Rainey Endowed School Bilingual Kindergarten, Hangzhou in China.

 

We are delighted to be working with Mr David Xu, Chief Executive and Mrs Cynthia Ding from at Britain-China United.

 

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Rainey Rocketeers reclaim title

 

Now in its fifth year Rainey Rocketry club is bigger and better than ever. From the first National Final in 2014 the club has experienced phenomenal success launching almost 30 rockets in that time. In 2019 the club recruited new members from across all year groups. More than 40 rocketeers were in attendance on Wednesday afternoons in the Spring term. From that two teams went on to represent the school at the Regional Heat at Langford Lodge in April 2019 in the UKRoC Youth Rocketry Challenge. 

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Farewell Heather

 

Today after 28 years we said cheerio to  Mrs Heather Stinson. Heather has had a very long association with Rainey, as a pupil in both the Prep department and the main school, as well as 28 years in the Canteen. She has ensured the school population has been well nourished during her long tenure and she will be greatly missed. We wish you all the best for the future Heather in all that you do.

 

 

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Peace On Demand Weekend

 

 

Over the weekend, Year 10 pupils enjoyed a weekend away to Corrymeela in Ballycastle with pupils from St Colm’s High School, Draperstown. They spent time learning about the technical aspects of creating a podcast as well as considering how to create interesting content and working with peers from new communities. A fantastic time was had by all involved and their final podcasts are super.

 

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First Rockets of 2019 launched

 

 

 

Congratulations to all Rainey Rocketeers who successfully launched their first model rockets today. Each rocket soared to over 200ft in under 2 seconds.
Successful rocketeers now look forward to the UKAYRoC NI Regional Youth Rocketry Challenge on 8th April.

Well done again everyone. #raineyrocketeering

 

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Celebrating XC success

 

 

Congratulations to the 2018/19 Mini Girls NEBSSA Cross-country Champions, who recently competed in the USSAA District C Cross-country Championships and achieved third place and Bronze medals.

Well done to the girls as this qualified them to race in the Ulster Championships in the City of Belfast Playing Fields in Mallusk on Tuesday 13th February 2019.

 

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Junior Quiz League 2018-2019

 

 

On Wednesday afternoons in the Study Centre, during the winter term, The Junior Quiz League took place. Teams of four, made up from pupils in Years 8-10, took part. Each week there were different themed rounds including a picture round. This year the quiz league proved to be very popular with 22 teams being entered! It was a great success with prizes won each week.

 

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Mid Ulster Sports Hall Athletics

 

 

Congratulations to the Rainey Sports Hall Athletics team who won a large amount of medals at a recent competition at Meadowbank.
The event included many of the local post primary schools.
Well done to everyone who took part.

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Rainey Endowed ‘Schools’ Olympics’

 

 

On Thursday 24th January, six A-Level Sports Science pupils ran the first Rainey Endowed ‘Schools’ Olympics’, during which their ability to organise and manage an active leisure event was assessed as part of their A2 Coursework. They hosted a Sports Hall Athletics event which included fun and competitive activities for P5 pupils from six local primary schools; Moneymore, Cookstown, Spires Integrated, St. Patrick’s, Knockloughrim and Coagh.

 

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CITB NI award top GCSE Construction Success

 

 

CITB NI recognised those who got top accolades in GCSE Construction and the Built Environment in 2018 at the Annual Chartered Institute of Building Awards held at Nutts Corner Training Centre.

 

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A2 Art Students visit London

 

 

On the morning of Friday 18 January the A2 Art and Design class along with some GCSE students set out from Belfast International Airport to spend the weekend in London. While there visits were made to the Tate modern, The National Gallery, The Portrait Gallery and the British Museum.

 

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Mock Exam Timetables 2019

 

 

 

Years 11-14 click below for 2019 Mock Exam Timetables

 

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Rainey Open Evenings 2019

 

 

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! #raineyopen2019

 

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Tayto Visit 2019

 

On 8th January the two Year 11 Business Studies classes travelled to Tandragee to visit the Tayto factory as an educational visit based upon the subject area of production. The aim of the visit was to investigate production methods used by companies such as Tayto.  This helps the students to consolidate the information that has been taught in class. The visit was accompanied by Mrs McGurk, Mr Francis and Mrs McIvor.  

 

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Rainey Endowed Girls Hockey Teams- December Update

 

 

Congratulations to all the girls hockey teams of Rainey Endowed who have enjoyed a very successful first part of the season. It is an amazing achievement to see that all cup teams have successfully won their 3rd round matches to proceed to the quarter finals of the four Ulster Cups after the Christmas break. The four Ulster cups in hockey are the Belfast Telegraph Senior Schools Cup, the 2NDXI McDowell Cup, the 3RDXI Gibson Cup and the U14 Junior Cup.

 

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The R – December 2018 Issue

 

 

The R is BACK! December 2018 issue now available.

Rainey Review December 2018 now available

 

 

Rainey Review December 2018 edition now available.

Rainey Christmas Celebrations 2018

 

 

Well done to all for another amazing Rainey Christmas Celebration. Happy Christmas everyone!

Click below for the gallery and video.

 

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Lego League Team impress judges at regional heat

 

 

W5 welcomed 140 pupils from schools across Northern Ireland to the eleventh annual Northern Ireland FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge on Wednesday 5 December.

The FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is a global science and technology challenge for teams of students, to encourage an interest in real world issues and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers.

 

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Cycling to Uganda

 

 

A huge thank you to everyone who gave so generously on Saturday to our shopping centre cyclists who were raising money for Abaana. A superb £971 pounds was raised to go toward the work in Uganda this summer.
Well done everyone.

 

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