Charity Tag Archive

Mission Accomplished : Habitat for Humanity Change Makers Team at Wallace!

Habitat for Humanity’s staff member Pete Graham was recently reunited with the Change Makers 2022-2023 team to receive a cheque from the Wallace team members who were delighted...

Incredible Inflatables!

As the school year draws to a close and Project Based Learning begins, Year 8 enjoyed a fun prelude to PBL fortnight. Thanks to the generosity of the PTA and school who co-funded...

Periphery more than pedalled…torn up!

For sisters Andrea Harrower and Cathy Booth a 450 mile cycle ride over a single weekend looked to onlookers quite astonishingly easy! Accompanied by a significant phalanx of...

Rowing Challenge Smashed!

He may have managed to totally exhaust the capabilities of one of the rowing machines but he didn’t exhaust his own reserves of physical fitness or mental endurance! In a...

Remembering Paddy Harrower

Sometimes you don’t have to know someone for very long for them to make a huge impact on you. That’s how it was with Paddy Harrower and Davy McCreanor who joined Wallace’s...

To Brazil…with love

It’s almost 9,000 km from Lisburn to Brazil but for one Wallace former pupil Brazil has been home for almost twenty years. Naomi Keefe, who was a classmate of Vice-Principal...

Wallace hits the heights with the Zipline Challenge

Saturday 4th February is World Cancer Day and an intrepid team from Wallace will take on Ireland’s longest Zipline Challenge. The Rapid River Zipline will be held at Colin Glen...

Christmas Gifts

If, as a recent documentary suggested, Charles Dickens was the man who “invented Christmas” or, at least, many of the customs associated with it we can conclude that he...

Christmas Reflections

2022 saw the return of our school-based Carol Service for the first time since December 2019. It was a sobering thought to consider that no Key Stage 3 student had attended such...

Carols for Colin

Saint Patrick’s church was the beautiful setting for Wallace’s annual Carol Concert with all proceeds donated to Chest, Heart and Stroke in memory of our late Head of...