A good couple of days collecting our data for AS Paper 3 and 🦌spotting
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Year 13 - Day 1 🍊 📝
Year 13…. day 1 🍊
Ambassadors in Year 8. Now Year 13!
Careers opportunity for students and parents who are interested in a career in Planning
Year 10 Presentations on ‘Issues in MEDC Inner Cities’. Some fabulous presentations and posters 🌆🚦🏚️🗣️ well done guys! Ps cowboy attire was not compulsory… 👀
A very welcome addition in LLW today as we study “self care” and eat chocolate cake to celebrate a birthday! Happy birthday 🥳
Year 8 Geographers have had a wonderful start to the year ✨ Some fabulous Geography logos, covers and title pages have been produced. Well done to Grace who won the best logo for 2023/24 🌍🏆🗺️
🌍Geography Club🌍 well done to Eli, Jay and Will for winning the Big Fat Geography Quiz 🏆🥇a very entertaining afternoon! 🤩 stay tuned to find out our next theme 🤔
Year 14 geographers enjoying Coastal Management lecture delivered by and and pizza 🍕 🍕 🍕 Thank you to all for attending and for organising. Class classes 😊
Day 1 of the Year 9 Coastal Tourism Field Trip 🌊🏖️📋
Year 8 produced some fantastic poster presentations on how to diversify a farm. Well done all.
Two very different days with Year 11 collecting data for their Unit 3 examination in June. 💨🌧️🌈☀️🕶️
A massive thanks to the fabulous Brendan Murtagh from Planning Department. Brendan took time out from his schedule to deliver a short lecture to our Year 14 pupils before guiding us on a tour of Belfast to see Ethnic Segregation across the city.
Over the last two days some of our Year 10 pupils have been collaborating with lecturers and masters students from the planning departments of and NUI Galway as well as students from & and delegates from &
This has been a fantastic experience for our students as they identify areas for redevelopment in Markethill and suggest projects which may make better use of the space.
We look forward to completing the second part of the project in Galway at the end of the month.
Well done to the Year 13’s on their fantastic presentations evaluating development indicators 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
These young people deserve their own post.
Thank you for all your help on Thursday evening, they were fantastic ambassadors for the school and the department. It wouldn't have been possible without you all.
In Preparation for the open night we must also thank Beatrice and Annie Agnew for the globe on the board, Mr Parker's Year 11's for our Instagram template made out of recycled materials, Year 12's for decorating it and Miss Murdock's Year 11 class the setting up.
Open Night Part 2
Open Night 2023
What a fantastic evening meeting all our future geographers.
Thank you so much to everybody who came to the department and it was great to see so many family portraits in our Instagram Template alongside guest appearances by some members of staff.
We hope you all keep your pledge to reduce the amount of single use plastic that is used, put the reusable water bottle to good use.
Year 8 Contour models starting to take shape. Can’t wait to see the finished product.
Thank you to this bunch for the most unforgettable experience in Iceland 🇮🇸🌋💨🔋 👏🏻
Day 3 - Early morning walk to Hofdi House, Skogafoss with the most amazing views for lunch, Solheimajokull Glacier, getting blown away on Dyrholaey, Reynasfjara Black Sand Beach and Basalt Columns, getting to see our Year 14 case study of eyjafjallajökull, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, traditional last night Pizza and last minute souvenir shopping in Reykjavík. Alarms now set for 3.45 😴
Day 2 - hellisheiði Geothermal Power Station that provides Reykjavik with its electricity 🔋 then a dip in the Secret Lagoon 🏊🏻♀️, Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir, pingvellir National Park and walking between the Eurasian and North American plates, the site of the first Icelandic Parliament and Laugarvatn where they cook bread in the soil due to the heat from the hot spot under the lake. Went searching for Northern Lights again last night but no such luck.
Up and at it now for day 3.
Nothing to see here, just memories being made.
No filter needed as the Northern Lights put on a spectacular show last night.
Day 1 ✅
Seeing around Reykjavik, Year 13 are seriously competitive at Uno, Year 12 love salsa parties, followed by bowling this evening, the best bit of today will be in the next post…
The first minders of Jokulhaup. For more updates follow our Instagram 🇮🇸🌋🛫
It was fantastic for a number of Year 10 students to be invited to the Robinson Library today as part of the Celebrations for the One World Festival.
Held ahead of the United Nations International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Emer Rafferty covered the outcomes and challenges from COP 26, leading to COP 27 and the adjustments that everybody can make to help battle climate change.
Every days a school day
Massive thank you to the crew of HMS Magpie for allowing a group of teachers to see the work they do on surveying the ocean floor, fantastic to see how they carry out their surveying, how the data can be used and great to see a different view of Belfast. 🌊🛥️🗺️🧭
Loved Year 14’s selection of alternative school bags today 😂😂
Year 9 Tsunami Documentaries/News broadcasts began filming today. Can’t wait to see the finished product in a couple of weeks.
Well done to the Year 14 Geography students for organising and running a bun sale in aid of those people who have been displace from the Ukraine.
Thank you to the generosity of our pupils, it knows no bounds, over £600 was raised from the bun sale.
On top of that the bakery skills of our students are spectacular.
Once again, thank you so much everybody 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
There will be a bun sale this Friday to raise money for the displaced people from Ukraine. We are asking for donations of buns to be sold at lunchtime. Many thanks for all the support ❤️🇺🇦🍰🧁🍩🍪
Thank you so much to Year 14 for driving this collection. 🌻🇺🇦
Today we got our final goods boxed up and transported away 🚚
This has been a fantastic effort by everyone across the school community and highlights how generous our fantastic pupils are 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
The Royal School Armagh Geography Department
Great to get more boxes on their way to the Ukraine.
Tomorrow is the last day for any goods to be left in the Geography Department
I could not be more proud of this group of amazing and very impressive young people.
Their selflessness, engagement and sense of citizenship is encouraging our whole school community 🌻
Completely overwhelmed this morning by the generosity of our school community as well as thanks to Grange Church Lads’ and Church Girls Brigade and parishioners from Grange and Loughgall and friends for the donations delivered very kindly by Mr and Mrs Ferguson ❤️🇺🇦
Thank you everyone.
Donations open until Wednesday.
First donations boxed up and ready to go to those displaced in the Ukraine. 🇺🇦
The generosity of everybody has been unbelievable so far.
Thank you once again to our Year 14’s for their efforts.
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