News at Ben Madigan

EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES

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Our Prep 7 girls took part today in a ‘European Day of Languages’ morning at St. Dominic’s Grammar School.  The girls won first place in the quiz, and received £30 for the school. Well done girls!

PUPIL OF THE WEEK

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Well done to all of our ‘Pupil of the Week’ award winners! Some great work has gone on this week in Ben Madigan. Well done also to Nathaniel who won our P.E. award for this week.

CHILDREN’S AUTHOR VISIT

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Many thanks to author, Hilary M. Bailey, who came in to read her books to the children on Thursday 5th October. The children LOVED hearing all about the adventures of Skye the Springer Spaniel!  

OUR GRAND OLD TRIP TO YORK

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Following the conclusion of the action-packed and fun-filled trip to York (lots of pics & vids can be found on Facebook), this poem sums things up perfectly: Our Grand Old Trip To York This is a poem about York ‘17 Possibly the …

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ECO SCHOOLS CLUB

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Many thanks to ‘Salvage NI’ who came along to our Eco Schools Club on Friday 19th May and helped our Eco Team make these fabulous bird feeders.  Don’t they look great?!  

ULSTER RUGBY LEGEND VISITS BEN MADIGAN RUGBY TOURNAMENT

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Prep 6 at Ben Madigan took part in a round-robin Tag Rugby ‘Blitz’ tournament at the Castle Grounds on Wednesday 17th May. There were over a hundred rugby players, both boys and girls, at the grounds, playing a mixture of …

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RUGBY AT RAVENHILL

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On Thursday 11th May, our Rugby team took to the pitch at The Kingspan, where they played against Ballyholme, Saintfield and Lurgan.  There was some super rugby on display and everyone enjoyed the playing on the hallowed turf of Ravenhill.  It …

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DRAMA WORKSHOP

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On Friday 5th May, Mr Wilfie Pyper, award-winning musical theatre director and former vice principal, took to the floor with Preps 4-7 workshopping our upcoming school show. The children took part in drama games, worked on developing accents and characterisation, …

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RUGBY AT CAMPBELL COLLEGE

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Congratulations to the Boys’ Rugby team on Wednesday 3rd May, who enjoyed a great day over at Campbell College at their Rugby Mini Tournament.  They played against Downey House Prep, Sullivan Prep and Campbell College Junior School and scored some super …

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GIRLS’ HOCKEY

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The first outing for the Girls’ Hockey team took place recently.  The girls were seeded as one of the top-tier teams, which meant they played the other three top-tiered teams. Although they narrowly lost two of their games, they fought …

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