Charity

Asha Update

( We appreciate that some readers will be experiencing economic hardships and that our wider Wallace family has already donated generously to our visor appeal. Equally, we are...

Food bank manager’s message “ Don’t struggle alone.”

Wallace former pupil Lynsey Agnew and current manager of the Lisburn Foodbank based in Graham Gardens has spoken of a “ phenomenal growth in the use of the service.” In a...

Wallace’s legacy charity Asha continues to bring hope to Delhi slums

Like Ireland, India is battling Covid-19 and the message is the same there as here. Stay safe. Stay home. The message is the same. The circumstances could not be more different....

Helping the needy during the pandemic

Former Wallace pupil Lynsey Agnew (Foodbank Manager) has clear evidence of the economic impact of Covid19 on our local community. In March 2019 the foodbank, based in Graham...

WHS support for NHS heroes celebrated by media and politicians

If television’s most famous Alan (Sugar not Partridge) chanced to see any of the media coverage surrounding Wallace’s Alan Monteith he would assuredly utter that famous line...

Almost £155,000 donated to Cancer Fund for Children as pupils “smash” past £150,000 target

Current Key Stage 3 students at Wallace can regard themselves as “record breakers” as the school recently celebrated a huge fundraising milestone. In October, prior to our...

Wallace dozen set to be “Change Makers”

Twelve Year 13 students have volunteered to participate in the Habitat for Humanity Change Makers Project which will see pupils in Northern Ireland help to fund the building of...

We met Pudsey (but we missed Barra!)

Have you ever seen the proverbial cloud of locusts? Few have but Year 8 pupils descending on tables crammed with delectable treats is probably something akin! Wallace’s bake...

Thank God for Wallace

Sandwiched between recent hugely successful celebrations of the birth of our founder and anticipation of our 140th anniversary next year Autumn 2019 seems a good time to offer...

Wallace fashionistas say “No” to fast fashion

Award-winning journalist and presenter Lucy Siegle entitled her 2011 expose of the fast fashion industry To Die For, an ironic commentary on a popular phrase. The subtitle Is...