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From The Castle on the Hill to the Heights of the House!

The long-forgotten phrase ‘children should be seen and not heard’ is certainly not one which can be applied to Year 13 student Beth Crane who has triumphed once again in...

German Debating Success

Wallace High School Sixth Years visited QUB last week to take part in the annual German Debating Competition. The team, Emma McDowell, Nathan Fairley, Ryan Simpson and Jack...

Geography students tackle food waste

In January six Wallace High School ‘Eco-Warriors’ attended a Media Workshop as part of the ‘Young Reporters for the Environment’ Event at the Lough Neagh...

The Legendary Philanthropist

“…there’s a reason why it’s called the Wallace. He was an extraordinary man…We want to restore his reputation.” (Wallace Collection director Dr Xavier Bray...

And still they ran!

Wallace is delighted to be able to boast of a team of enthusiastic and gifted young runners who show a commitment to training and performance regardless of weather conditions. The...

Students “spooked” by Spanish play

Wallace High School played host to Modern Language theatre company Onatti who performed their play ‘La casa encantada’.  Spanish students in years 9, 10 and 11 were...

Boys’ 2nd XI in Prior Shield Final

The Wallace High School boys’ hockey 2nd XI will play Antrim Grammar School 1st XI in the Prior Shield final next Wednesday (28th February) with a 3pm pass back on the water...

Fun at Francofest

Berets? Breton tops? Onions on strings? Iconic images of the Eiffel Tower?  Did these stereotypical images appear at a new and exciting event? Year 10 students Katy Allen,...

Heaney HomePlace visit

Year 13 AS English Literature students recently enjoyed a scenic drive through snow covered terrain to visit the Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy. The award winning centre situated in...

Ambassador applauds Asha!

Wallace Principal, Mrs Deborah O’Hare, is currently in India as part of a delegation celebrating the work of the charity Asha. A number of well-known schools in Northern Ireland...