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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Year 10 January 2019 Exam Timetable

 

 

Click below for timetable.

 

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Shindig

 

 

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the Rainey Shindig last week. Over £400 was raised for SU funds.

 

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NEBSSA Cross-country championships 2018

 

 

Congratulations to the Year 8 Girls’ Cross-country team who won first place at the NEBSSA Cross-country championships in UU Coleraine on Tuesday. They were awarded gold medals along with the NEBSSA trophy.

 

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Top GCSE Construction Candidate

 

 

Congratulations to Rebecca Gilbert who achieved 2nd place in Northern Ireland for GCSE Construction and the Built Environment. We look forward to attending an Awards Ceremony hosted by CITB early next year to celebrate the success of the top candidates.

 

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Soroptimist Success for Rainey Pupils!

 

 

On Thursday 8th November 2018, three Rainey pupils took part in the annual Soroptimist International Public Speaking Competition – Ballymoney and District Local Area Competition. Ellen Henderson (year 12,) Catherine Turkington (year 12,) and Holly Weir (year 12,) all volunteered to take part in the competition this year. The competition is open to girls in year 12 and year 13. The aims of the competition include “encouraging girls to develop the skills to speak effectively and to articulate with clarity” and “to develop self-confidence.”

 

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Artwork Unveiled

 

 

It is with enormous pride and gratitude that today we unveiled artwork commemorating one hundred years of the armistice of the World War One. Created by thirteen year 10 pupils with the guidance and inspiration of local textile artist Andrea Hayes, these pupils set about to create a piece that will be displayed in school to remember those brave pupils who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

 

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Set Work and Performance Skills

 

On Wednesday 24 October, Year 14 Music students attended the Set Work and Performance Skills day at Queen’s University, Belfast.  This was an informative day which linked into the A2 set works from a contextual perspective and forced students to think about other, less obvious aspects of good performance practice.  Thanks to the staff from QUB Music for organising the day!

The June Smith All Ireland Junior Hockey Championship

 

The inaugural year of this competition was contested by the following teams:

 

South East: Loreto Kilkenny and Kilkenny College
Connacht: Salerno
Leinster: Loreto Foxrock
Munster: Mount Mercy Cork
Ulster: Rainey Endowed
Ulster’s Rainey Endowed Juniors as last year’s Junior Cup winners qualified for this All Ireland Tournament. The tournament hosted by Kilkenny College, took place on Friday 26th October 2018.

 

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