Talking in the Dark Podcast #19
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Year 10 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 E…

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Year 11 Leavers Hoodies
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Year 11 Leavers Hoodies are now available to order! They are being produced by Dangerous Apparel and the cost is £30.00. They are available to order now from the company’s website linked below, not through the school: https://www.dangerousapparel.co.uk/.../bhs-2024-leavers... It is strongly recomme…

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Mrs Burnett receives MBE
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We were delighted to receive this photograph of our former Head Teacher and good friend, Mrs Burnett, receiving her well deserved MBE at Windsor Castle recently. Mrs Burnett has been honoured for dedication to education and the arts during 21 years as Head Teacher at Ballakermeen and has supported…

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Girls swimming
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Congratulations to Ellie, Zoe, Chloe and Aoife who represented the school in the Island swimming championships last weekend. Competing in the relay, they finished third, claiming a well-deserved bronze medal.

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Exarta’s Fortnite parkour course winner
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Last week at the Employment and Skills fair, Isle of Man based Metaverse company 'Exarta' ran a Fortnite tournament for students to be in with a chance of winning a Nintendo Switch. The challenge? To conquer Exarta’s Fortnite parkour course, ‘Clumsy Champions’. Out of 100s of island-wide student pa…

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Staff vs. Students Charity football match
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2 weeks ago, we saw the return of the Staff vs. Students charity football match. The Sixth Formers won the game 4-3, and the match itself raised over £2,000 to be split between Ballaboots, Craig Heartstrong Foundation and the Year 13 Prom. A fantastic achievement! Well done to staff and students al…

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Talking in the Dark Podcast #18
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Year 10 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 E…

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Swimming success!
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Congratulations to Daniel, Cameron, Kian and Dylan who swam in the Schools’ 200m medley relay as part of the IOM swimming champs last weekend. The boys were victorious in a strong field and we are extremely proud of their achievements!

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Year 7 Girls Hockey
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Congratulations to our Year 7 Girls Hockey team who played in the inter-school tournament at QEII. All girls played with real determination and maximum effort right until the very last whistle and are a credit to themselves and to Ballakermeen.

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