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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 with her younger brother Adrian; he...

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 September and December 2020 you helped...

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 or at the very least slack on their...

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 it’s all about the books! World Book...

Open Morning 2021

Welcome to the Wallace Open Morning 2021 Usually, we welcome thousands of visitors in person; today, for the first time we welcome you as virtual visitors. Some will become the...

Compassion in a pandemic

It is one of the greatest tragedies of the pandemic that charities, working alongside the needy and vulnerable, have been amongst those hit hardest. Major fundraising events have...

Wallace Women- Samara Prentice

Samara Prentice (Briggs to her school friends) is an excellent example of the agility and resilience we hope to foster in our students. Many of our current students are likely to...

Wallace Women- Hilary Woods

Hilary is currently the Principal of Belfast Royal Academy, having previously served with distinction as Principal of Antrim Grammar School, Acting Principal and permanent...

Wallace Women- Angela Bennett

Angela Bennett is a current member of Wallace’s Board of Governors, proud mother of two Wallace girls and Joint Managing Director of Diamond, a company providing Intelligent...

Wallace Women- Elizabeth Huddleson

Continuing with our series Wallace Women we introduce Elizabeth Huddleson, current Principal of Bangor Grammar school where, in her own words, she is “mother” to nine hundred...