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Mobility Business Partnership (SMBP) work experience opportunities. Details available at: http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/business/businessinformation/skills-employability/smbp.aspx The proposed work experience will include: 1 July – UTV 2 July – PwC 3 July – Herbert Smith Freehills 4 July – BT 5 July – Ulster Rugby – resilience training Support events are being held throughout Belfast to help students apply. See Anyone planning to attend any of these please go to: http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/business/businessevents/businessevents.aspx and select ‘Career Pathways and Jobs Information Drop-In’ – you can then choose your event and which sessions you plan to attend. At this session Year 13 stu

Eco Council

St. Colm’s has started up a new Eco Council as part of our Extended Schools Programme. Volunteers can work together to help pupils promote an awareness of the importance of our environment and take on projects both within school and wider Colin community. The students will consider innovative ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. All activities encourage the students to be creative and to work as a team in a fun and safe environment. Any student who wants to make a difference to the environment, please contact Shauna. When: Tuesdays 3:15pm to 4pm Where: Ms. Kerr’s IT room in Art WHY NOT JOIN & MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

PREVENTATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMME:

As part of St. Colm’s PEP we presented ‘ One Pill Will Kill.’ Drug awareness is one of the many themes covered within school Safeguarding and Wellbeing. Policing & Community Safety Partnership shared this hard hitting presentation with the pupils of St. Colm’s. William Burns lost his only son, Jamie, to ‘One Pill.’ Drugs leave families devastated. Future programmes will be made available to our young people to help them cope with modern day life. Education through Awareness….Keep Safe.

QUB Digital Youth Event

On Tues 26th Feb Mr Bohill’s Yr11 ICT class visited the Whitla Hall ar QUB to participate in the annual Digital Youth Event, organised by Digital South and sponsored by Deloitte. The aim of the event was to inspire young people to consider innovative career options in the digital/creative sector in a variety of fields including animation, gaming, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, digital marketing and cyber security to name but a few. Twenty five local, forward thinking & innovative business in the digital & tech sector demonstrated and explained to the pupils what the tech sector has to offer. Pupils had a chance to try many new technologies for themselves as well as find out about

Feis Bhéal Feirste

Yesterday six pupils and Mrs Martin-Higgins attended the Irish language Feis in Corpus Christi College, Belfast. The pupils took part in poetry competitions and impressed the judge with their spoken Irish language. Our students’ hard work and effort was evident to all as they performed on stage. Year 9 student, Rachel Duffy, was awarded a silver medal in her category. Participants: Reece Blaney, Raicheal Duffy, Clodagh McCann, Emma Deeds, Thomas Corrigan & Lauren McAreavey. Comghairdeas libh! Congratulations everyone!

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