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Circus skills and ice-cream treats for Year 10 pupils

As both parents and pupils know ClassCharts is a system which allows teachers to communicate with parents about “the good, the bad and the ugly” of day to day school life....

Shakespeare-fest

The Bard himself made an appearance at Wallace …looking remarkably fresh faced! If doubters ask about the relevance of Shakespeare’s plays they only needed to witness...

Art and Design end of year gallery 2022

Another year over, another year of fabulous creativity! While we are not coming together face to face for our annual end of year exhibition, the Art and Design department is...

Wellbeing Day

It was wet. It was cold. We had to move events indoors. Were we disheartened? No! Our Wellbeing Day saw the school overflowing with energy and laughter as the pupils enjoyed a...

Jacob gives Mum Samantha a 5* review for her picture book

Ever wondered what it would be like to be confronted in adulthood with one of your school exam papers? For consultant geriatrician Samantha Holte (Leung) past met present in a...

Fit for a Queen- our Jubilee bakes

The old nursery rhyme may refer to “four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie” but the visual delights presented for the Jubilee Bake-off were infinitely more appetising. This...

Wallace’s Class of 2029 meet for the first time!

Staggering as it seems, the Year 8 pupils who enjoyed meeting each other last week will be our June 2029 leavers! The soon to be Year 8s were welcomed at the front doors by senior...

Well-being at Wallace

What is well-being? According to the Cambridge English Dictionary it is “the state of feeling healthy and happy” and evidence suggests there are five steps to improve your...

History comes to life at Carrickfergus Castle!

For the first time in several years our Year 8 pupils travelled to the iconic location of Carrickfergus Castle to add the colouring of reality to their studies. The study of the...

Cooking with a star! Chris Magowan visits Wallace.

Cuisine and Wallace have become closely connected in recent years as much to the delight and pride of our school family we’ve witnessed some amazing achievements from former...