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

“Outstanding Success” earns Wallace highly prestigious Digital Schools’ Award

A digital strategy which began in a snow-bound Edinburgh over a decade ago has culminated in the recognition that Wallace is an “exemplary leader” in the use of ICT/digital technology in schools. Gaining the Digital Schools’ Award is a Herculean task as the school must...

Celebrating Celia; our very own “Iron Lady”

Mrs Celia Gourley OBE was one redoubtable lady! Born Celia Hadden she attended Wallace Preparatory Department and Wallace High School along...

Red Nose Day- Charity Catch Up

Although we haven’t been at school for a term we haven’t been idle in raising awareness of charities both at home and overseas. Between...

Sophie is Soroptomists’ top speaker

What do you do in a pandemic when all opportunity to play your favourite sport disappears? Some people might disappear under their duvets...

World Book Day

Ever had to create a World Book Day costume? Ever bought one? Ever thought that it was more about dressing up than reading? Well, in 2021...

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Wallace Day 2020 Workout!

Winter warm-up! Bend and stretch for Christmas! The last day of term has been transformed into a series of activities to be enjoyed from the seclusion of living rooms where some...


Schools’ Cup Celebration

Nine months after the devastating announcement by the Schools’ Branch of Ulster Rugby that the hugely anticipated final between Wallace and Royal School Armagh was not to be...


Reuben’s Day

Wallace’s 1XV Captain of 2019/20 Reuben Crothers finally got to raise the historic Danske Bank Ulster Schools’ Cup trophy over his head…but sadly six months after what...