Mrs D O'Hare

The Wallace High School has a proud and rich tradition of academic excellence, pastoral support and extra-curricular provision.
Value for the individual is central to school life and is demonstrated through our shared aims of commitment, opportunity, respect and excellence.

A cross community, selective grammar school Wallace welcomes applications from all sections of the Lisburn and wider community.
Whether you are a current, prospective or former student, an interested parent or member of the local community, I trust you find this site informative and illustrative of the breadth and quality of education on offer here.

Mrs D. O'Hare (Principal).

School News

Harrowing Reminder of the Holocaust

On Wednesday 16th October, Wallace was very privileged to welcome Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental; to date he has visited over 500 hundred schools and spoken to over 100,000 young people.  Tomi addressed a packed Assembly...

Great success in national History prize for Horrible Histories Club members

Three members of the Horrible Histories Club have won a prestigious national competition for young historians. The...


The Modern Languages Department celebrated European Day of Languages 2019 in style with with an entire week of fun...

Art and Design Gallery 2019

The staff of The Art and Design department are pleased to put on show a digital selection of the Art and Design work...

Sports News

Ulster Schools’ Athletics Finals

On Saturday 18th May a group of Wallace High School Athletes competed at the Ulster Schools’  Athletics Finals, having qualified from the District Finals earlier in the...


Boys’ hockey tour to Rotterdam

A group of thirty four junior boys hockey players and four staff returned recently from a highly successful tour to Holland where they played matches against top clubs, as well as...

Irish hockey legend advises pupils to “stay grounded”

Wallace’s annual celebration of sport saw our school family welcome Irish hockey star Shirley McCay into our midst. As talent coach for Ulster hockey Shirley already knows and...