Year 14 Students were completing their primary data collection on the impact of tourism in a sand dune ecosystem (psammosere). They were investigating changes in plant diversity, soil and climate, and also the impact of tourism and how it is being managed at Benone. This is an integral part of their A21 studies.
Year 13 Students recently attended a visit to the Magilligan Field Centre which invoved a visit to the Umbra Nature Reserve in order to collect data on plant succession as part of their AS3 studies.
Science Club starting today and every Wednesday all Years 8-10 very welcome.
We are very proud to introduce our new Head Boy, Head Girl and their Deputies who were elected this week.
Pictured L-R Michael Bolton (Deputy Head Boy), Neill Richardson (Head Boy), Robert McMaster (Head Girl) and Katie Allen (Deputy Head Girl).
Pictured L-R Mr Elder (Principal), Mr Paul Charles (Guest Speaker) and Mr Gregg (Vice Chair of the Board of Governors)
The School held their Annual Prize Distribution on Thursday, 28 September to recognise and celebrate the successes of our pupils over the last year. The guest speaker was Mr Paul Charles who is a past pupil of the school. Paul who lives in London and has a facinating career as a music promoter and agent, supporting and representing many well known national and international stars including Van Morrison, Rory Gallagher, Don McLean and Jackson Brown among many others.
Action MS Walks CEO Ann Walker, visited Magherafelt High School on Tuesday for a special awards presentation to thank the pupils for their tremendous efforts on behalf of people with Multiple Sclerosis. The pupils took part in a Walk for MS at Drum Manor Forest Park during activity week in June and raised a fantastic total of £3,200 in aid of Action MS Northern Ireland's Multiple Sclerosis Charity.
The pupils pictured with Mrs Ann Walker are the top sponsors, the majority of whom collected over £100 each.