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

We’re Back!

The sun shone for our bright-eyed, smiling Year 8 pupils who will emerge as the class of 2027; sadly our older students found the weather didn’t smile quite so warmly on them! If the weather was damp spirits weren’t dampened as exuberant sounds of greeting were heard as Year...

School Restart Update

Dear Parent/Guardian I am writing to give you an update on the progress we have made this week in getting each of our year groups back to...

Is a sub-standard system valued over students?

An Open Letter by Deborah O’Hare, Principal of The Wallace High School As a school leader of a large, highly successful...

Elektra is Harvard bound!

Summer schools at tertiary level institutions have become a dynamic opportunity for Gifted and Talented students to experience the...

Weekly Assemblies – 26th June

This week the theme of the assemblies is ‘Love and Hope’. Check out our Vimeo Showcase of assemblies! Specific year groups can...

Wallace Sport @wallacesport

The Inside Track: WHS Athletes and Coping with Lockdown

The Corona Virus pandemic has disrupted life as we know it.  We have all had to adjust to what has been dubbed “the new normal”, but almost three months without any sport...


1st XV 2019-2020 Season Review

The 2019-2020 Wallace High School 1stXV will be remembered as one of the most skilful and breathtakingly attack-minded squads ever to grace the pitches of The Wallace High School....


Girls’ Hockey- 2nd XI Cup Final

On Monday 9th March 2020 the girls’ McDowell (2nd XI) plate final was played between Wallace High School and Grosvenor Grammar at Playball, Stormont. The playing conditions were...