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“Pause and celebrate”

Pause and celebrate” was the message given by Mrs McCabe, The Chair of the Board of Governors,  at the first of the Key Stage 3 Celebration Assemblies, as Year 9 pupils and...

Head for heights required for year 8 Adventure Day

Senior Teacher, Mr Reid, always describes the Year 8 event as the “fun-est day” and whilst this year saw us in a new venue the traditional fun of the event was there for all...

Songs from the Shows- a Wallace spectacular!

From the opening moments of assured commentary from our Eurovision ready comperes, Tanisha Dowie and Josh (The Greatest Showman) Kamalarajah, an eager audience knew there was a...

Covid-19 adversity results in triumph

Wallace’s GCSE students have generated record-breaking results following the traumatic disruption of their studies by the Covid-19 pandemic. In a year group of 180 students, 60%...

Class of 2022 prove to be the “A team”

If Wallace’s A2 students approached their first externally assessed examinations since AQE with a degree of trepidation it only proves that stress can be good for you! An...

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...

Open Morning 2022

Welcome to the Wallace Open Morning 2022 Usually, we welcome thousands of visitors in person; today, we welcome you as virtual visitors. Some will become the Wallace men and women...

Tidings of comfort and joy

Covid-19 has robbed us of many opportunities but due to meticulous planning and precise adherence to PHA guidance, we were able to hold our Carol Concert in Saint Patrick’s...

Celebrating Success 2021

As Christmas approaches, we congratulate all of our students on their grades and successes as their grades represent not just academic achievement but also resilience in the face...

Adventure Day is 10!

Castlewellan Forest Park was the venue for Wallace’s tenth Adventure Day for our Year 8 students. Introduced to Wallace’s induction programme by Senior Teacher Mr J Reid,...