Silver Duke of Edinburgh
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21 students completed their Silver DofE qualifying expeditions over the summer. Each group walked for three days, carrying all of their food and equipment, following routes they had planned themselves. All of them showed amazing resilience and amazing team spirit. Hats off to the group that walked…

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Summer Headteacher's letter
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21st July 2023 Dear Parents and Carers, I write to you with kind wishes as we approach the summer holidays. This year has passed incredibly quickly, and I would like to thank the whole Ballakermeen community for making me so welcome in my first year as Headteacher of this ambitious school. Make no…

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Prefects visit the Mayor's Office
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Newly appointed Sixth Form and Year 11 Prefects were recently invited to the Mayor’s Office in Douglas Town Hall by the Mayor of Douglas, Councillor Natalie Byron-Teare. Our new Prefects were given a guided tour of the council chambers and an overview of how the Council debates local issues. We are…

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Year 11 Prom Photos
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Year 11 Prom photos are now available on the below link, using the password: conister https://www.morethaniom.com/Galleries/Events/BHS-Prom-2023/ Thank you to More Than Photography for the wonderful photos!

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Uniform Swap-Shop Open!
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The Uniform Swap-Shop is open all day today in the Seating Area for all members of our school community! Many thanks to the BHSA. As always, our ethos is give what you can and take what you need. No donations are necessary, but any donations given are gratefully received. The Swap Shop will also be…

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PASCH Tischkicker table football tournament
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On Friday, we held the PASCH Tischkicker table football tournament at Ballakermeen! The Year 6s from Kewaigue Primary School and some of our Year 7 and 8 students combined to take part in a tournament ran by Steve Eadon from Mingalaba. Great fun was had by all! In the afternoon, Steve delivered a g…

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Talking in the Dark #4
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Year 9 student Evie created her very own podcast, 'Talking in the Dark' to raise awareness about blindness, visual impairment and disability in general, in a happy and light-hearted way. Evie was born with a condition called bilateral anopthalmia, meaning her eyes didn’t develop, and as a result Ev…

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Talking in the Dark #3
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Year 9 student Evie created her very own podcast, 'Talking in the Dark' to raise awareness about blindness, visual impairment and disability in general, in a happy and light-hearted way. Evie was born with a condition called bilateral anopthalmia, meaning her eyes didn’t develop, and as a result Ev…

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Visit from The Hammond
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On Thursday 6th July, Ballakermeen was very lucky to welcome James and Laura from the world famous Hammond school to work with students from the Drama and Performing Arts department. During the day James and Laura provided workshops in dancing and singing before delivering a talk for pupils about l…

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