Yearly Archives: 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Practice goes perfectly!

A group of year 10 pupils from Carrickfergus College spent some time up the Mourne Mountains this week preparing for their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award expedition. The practice expedition involved a night’s camping and a full day’s walk in …
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Progress files presented in College

On Wednesday 3rd May Carrickfergus College held a special event to celebrate the progress made by the current year 12 pupils. Parents and friends were invited to attend the special event and head of year, Mr Ian Andrews, was on …
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BEE Project Volunteer Programme

Are you aged 16+? Do you have a couple of hours to spare?
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College pupils get on air with Nolan!

Year 13 and 14 Government and Politics students recently appeared on Stephen Nolan’s “Top table “, a new BBC show that allows young people the opportunity to grill local politicians on the issues that matter to them. Pictured with the …
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College show-jumper shows her worth!

Emmalee Turley, a year 11 pupil at Carrickfergus College,  competed at the charity schools show jumping at the Meadows Equestrian centre on the first of May. She was representing the school in the individual 1 mtr class, she was 7th …
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Carrick College International Project Concludes

Carrickfergus College’s Erasmus Plus project ‘Europe in Love’ was concluded in Valencia recently with a live link up between all 6 participating schools. Mr McCready and Mr Scullion represented the school at the event and were delighted to take part …
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College pupils have the Starfactor!

Thursday the 30th of March saw the crowds descend on Carrick College’s North road site to see the entertainment spectacular that was ‘Starfactor’, the school’s talent show. What an array of talent there was – every year group was represented …
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College celebrate marvellous Marjorie!

Marjorie Thompson, sixth year study supervisor at Carrick College, recently turned 60. The momentous occasion was marked with a real fanfare, not least by her trusty sixth year pupils who showered her with gifts and brought in a cake and …
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College tackle great outdoors!

It’s that time of year again… the expeditions have started! The Duke of Edinburgh award scheme has been an integral part of the extra-curricular provision within Carrickfergus College and is currently offered at both Bronze and Silver levels. The Duke …
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College welcomes Canadians!

Carrickfergus College Scripture Union recently welcomed a team of Canadian visitors. The young people were over with Downshire Presbyterian church on a ‘Take flight’ team with fellow members of their University in Ontario Canada. The students spoke to the pupils …
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