Yearly Archives: 2017

Carrick College celebrate formal!

There was a buzz about the North Road on the 14th February as Carrick College celebrated its annual formal. Buses, limos and cars descended on the Ross Park Hotel in Ballymena for the largest formal the school has ever held. …
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Love is in the air at Carrick College!

Love was certainly in the air at Carrickfergus College on Tuesday as the school hosted two special valentine’s events. Mrs Apsley’s year 11 literature class made bookmarks and cards with famous love quotes from the great writers and Mrs Shannon …
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College enjoy being caged!

Pupils from Carrickfergus College were recently treated to a visit by the ‘Nomad’ team – they work with Youth For Christ. The team bring their Christian message to teenagers through sport and, particularly, through their use of cage football. David …
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Proposed Amalgamation

At the EA Education Committee meeting yesterday, the three development proposals to discontinue Carrickfergus College and Downshire School and establish a new co-educational non-selective controlled post-primary school were approved for publication and will therefore be published in the press on …
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Getting to Know Your Teen

Realising the powers of a positive relationship with your child Would you like to have a better relationship with your child? Would you like to be a good role model for your child? Learn how to deal with the stress …
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Christopher has big travel plans!

Year 14 pupil Christopher Wooton has decided to volunteer his services with ‘fields for life’ in Uganda. The team, from Holy Trinity Church, will spend from the 6th – 20th July in the country, travelling from Dublin to Gulu, just …
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P7 Pupils welcomed by Carrick College

For the past two weeks pupils from the area have been given the opportunity to attend ‘taster’ sessions run by Carrickfergus College. The sessions give pupils the chance to see the ‘goings-on’ of the school on a normal working day …
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Timely debate in Carrick College!

The DUP’s Gordon Lyons joined the A Level Politics students at Carrickfergus College for a debate on Friday the 27th January. With the current state of Northern Irish politics, it was a great chance for the students to ask the …
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Water Way to Study

Pupils of Carrickfergus College have been given a lesson on the importance of ‘Adam’s Ale’. Water education was the subject under instruction and discussion for students when they were visited recently by Karen Lindsay, one of Northern Ireland Water’s Environmental …
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Anti Bullying Ambassadors

With a new term comes a new desire to ensure that all students feel valued and listened to at Carrickfergus College. Part of this is ensuring that all pupils are aware, and believe in, the school’s zero-tolerance stance on bullying. …
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