Tree of Knowledge Parents' Evening

Parents of pupils in Year 12 participated in a ‘Tree of Knowledge’…

Interview Skills Day, November 2012

On the 8 November, I and the rest of Year 14 had the privilege…

Glenlola GCSE Astronomers asked to observe the far reaches of Solar System

In an exciting new research project, schools have been invited to collaborate with the world renowned Lowell Observatory to image small, icy bodies in the far reaches of our Solar System.

Anti-Bullying Week 2012

Monday 19th November starts the annual Anti-Bullying Week campaign. This year’s theme is ‘We’re better without bullying’ and highlights the effects bullying has on achievement. Years 8 – 12 will be involved with assemblies all week, highlighting the seriousness of bullying and advice on how to deal with such unacceptable behaviour.

School Formal, October 2012

The Glenlola Collegiate School Formal was held on Friday 19 October 2012 in the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel.

The Ulster Project 2012

The mission statement of the Ulster Project is to help young, Christian-based potential leaders from Northern Ireland and the United States to become peacemakers by providing a safe environment to learn, by practising the skills needed to unite people when differences divide them. The main aim for the Ulster Project is to take teenagers out of a country where they have strong stereotypes forced upon them and show that everyone is the alike.

Artistic Success for Former Pupil

It is always wonderful to hear how past pupils are getting on after leaving school. It was a proud moment for the Art teachers of Glenlola Collegiate to be able to show a group of “up and coming artists” the work of past pupils while on a visit to the Ulster Museum.

Year 9 Trash Couture Event

On Thursday 25 October, Year 9 pupils took part in their annual recycling event organised by the Geography department. Pupils took part in an ‘upcycling’ workshop which was run by North Down Borough Council and local artist Marianne Kennerley.

Servants’ Hill Archaeological Dig

On Wednesday 10th October, pupils from Year 9 had the opportunity to visit Servants’ Hill Archaeological Excavation site on the Gransha Road in Bangor which had been organised by Northlight Heritage and Irish Archaeological Consultancy.

Co-op Inspired Futures Project

Seven Year 12 pupils accompanied by Mrs Porter, travelled to Manchester over half term to take part in the ‘International Year of the Co-op Expo’.