Art & Design

Congratulations to Shauna Rush whose AS work and Niamh Crossan whose GCSE work is currently on display at CCEA’s  ‘True Colours’ exhibition in the Ulster Museum. The exhibition showcases the best and most interesting work of almost eighty students at GCSE,AS and A2 work in Art & Design. The exhibition is running from 12th January until the 19th February. Both girls celebrated their success by attending the launch of the exhibition with their families.


Shauna’s work is based on an underwater/drowning theme and Niamh’s is based on family and support.

CEA Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at Parliament Buildings


Congratulations to the following students.  Their achievement was celebrated at the CEA Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at Parliament Buildings last week:

  1. Blanaid Kearney – 1st in   Northern Ireland  in A Level Irish

  2. Carmen Bascones Gilmore – 1st  in Northern Ireland in A level Spanish

  3. Ciara Wilson – 1st in Northern Ireland in A Level Art

  4. Katrina McDaniel – 1st in in Northern Ireland in A Level English Literature

Each girls is pictured with her parents, Head of CEA, Justin Edwards and her teacher at the CEA Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at Parliament Buildings.

Gaelic 4 Girls

A number of year 8, 9 and 10 pupils have been involved in a 6week initiative to try and encourage more girls to participate in Gaelic football.  This initiative was in partnership with Lamh Dhergs Sean McLaren who lead the coaching sessions and the Belfast city council who funded the project.  The project seeks to develop physical, health and wellbeing, personal and social skills in the students through enjoyable pupil centred activities.

The finale seen the girls competing in a blitz.  After which they had a presentation by the Deputy Lord Mayor Belfast City Council Councillor Mary Ellen Campbell.  Also in attendance was Janine Crawford Sports Development Department, Stephen Buntingdevelopment officer and Sean McElhatton Chair Strategic Development group both Lamh Dhearg CLG.