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  • Saturday 6 November 2021 Showjumping League Week 4 Last weekend saw the 4th week of the TRI Inter Schools Showjumping League at The Meadows Equestrian Centre. We were delighted to have had three pupils representing the school in various categories. Well done to all of our pupils for their excellent showjumping rounds and for their continued commitment to representing the school.
  • Tuesday 2 November 2021 2022 Specialist Crafts Catalogue Competition Runners-Up in the 2022 Specialist Crafts Catalogue Competition. Their artwork will be featured in Specialist Crafts brand-new catalogue and website!
  • Friday 22 October 2021 AQE Familiarisation Video The AQE Familiarisation Video will be sent to to parents on Friday 5th November.
  • Thursday 21 October 2021 Cookery Club - Chorizo & Manchego Twists Another hugely successful afternoon at Cookery Club! Yesterday we made Chorizo & Manchego Twists with a fresh Soured Cream, Garlic and Chive Dip. Our talented Year 10 and 11 pupils enjoyed working with puff pastry to create these hand crafted savoury twists. This longer afternoon session allowed us to practise our cookery and hone our skills. It was a great opportunity to work together and support one another in a fun and creative environment. We are really looking forward to seeing what next week brings. Watch this space to see more of our culinary delights!
  • Thursday 21 October 2021 STEM Photography Winner! Nathaniel Wylie's STEM photography entry - Ice Formations while hiking in the Antrim Glens.
  • Wednesday 20 October 2021 Inter-House Football Competition Senior Inter-House Football Competition for house points
  • Wednesday 20 October 2021 Science Club Investigating air resistance at Science Club by making and launching parachutes.
  • Saturday 16 October 2021 Showjumping League Week 3 TRI Inter Schools Showjumping League, Week 3 at The Meadows Equestrian Centre, Lurgan
  • Wednesday 13 October 2021 Inter-House Tag Rugby During Senior Games today, we had our first official mixed, inter-House tag rugby event. It was great to see the pupil's competitive nature and how they represented their School Houses with pride.
  • Thursday 7 October 2021 Prize Day 2021 We were delighted to welcome past-pupil, Victoria McClements into school as guest speaker for our annual Prize Day today, along with her partner Conor Taggart.
  • Thursday 30 September 2021 Tastes of the Trenches in History Club Today saw our first History club of the new term in action, starting with ‘Tastes of the Trenches’. Our pupils got to experience some famous foods from the trench era, such as, ‘trench biscuits’, ‘World War One cake' and even some spam!
  • Tuesday 28 September 2021 Balmoral Show Showjumping Congratulations to Year 8 pupil, Cayleigh Erwin on her Commended rosette from the Balmoral Show 'Starter Stakes' Showjumping Competition on Saturday. She was competing on her pony Henry and was delighted with his performance!
  • Monday 27 September 2021 MFL Bake Off Check out some snaps from our MFL Bake Off - a real feast for the eyes! We were absolutely blown away by how creative all the bakes were, and by how much effort went into making them!The judges were so impressed that house points will be awarded to everyone who took part. Prizes and more house points for first, second and third place in each year group will be awarded in year assemblies next week.
  • Tuesday 21 September 2021 Showjumping League Week 1 ear 9 Pupil, Finn Doherty (pictured) and Year 11 pupil, Gracie Bright represented the school in the TRI Inter Schools Showjumping League at the Meadows Equestrian Centre on Saturday. We would like to congratulate them both on their excellent rounds and wish them all the best in Week 2 of the competition, next month.
  • Monday 20 September 2021 Carbon Literacy Programme On Wednesday 15th September, AGS pupils had the opportunity to speak to the Minister for Education and the Minister for Environment regarding the views of young people on environmental issues. This was in the lead up to the UN COP26 conference which is being held this year in Glasgow. Pupils also shared their ideas on the roll out of the Carbon Literacy programme within both primary and secondary schools.
  • Tuesday 14 September 2021 Duke of Edinburgh Achievements Year 14 pupil, Rhys Hull, received his DofE Certificate and Badgerecently for completing his Silver Level Award. Rhys completed his expedition in 2019 where he spent three days and two nights in the Antrim Hills. Rhys worked as part of a team toset upcamp, along with displaying goodmap reading and leadership skills over the three days. Congratulations to Rhys.
  • Friday 3 September 2021 Colour Run Fun!
  • Thursday 26 August 2021 Welcome to Year 8!
  • Thursday 12 August 2021 Celebrating GCSE, AS and A Level Results Pupils at Antrim Grammar School celebrate another year of excellent results at GCSE, AS and A Level.
  • Thursday 17 June 2021 Physics Workshop by QUB Year 11 girls enjoyed an afternoon of Science hosted by QUB last week. They took part in a live Q&A session with Physics specialists studying and working at Queen’s, alongside other schools in the province. We found out that there are a lot of women working in the field of Physics, at all levels, and also (thanks to Andrea’s question), that Quantum Theory is hard! The girls were then able to complete some advanced level practical work on diffraction, using lasers to measure the capacity of DVDs and CDs. We were the only school to post results (DVD - 3.24 Gigabytes), and were very close with our measurements (actual value 4.7 GB)! Well done to everyone involved.
  • Tuesday 18 May 2021 AQE Update AQE Update – 14th May 2021
  • Monday 17 May 2021 Energy Envoy - Dylan Bailie
  • Monday 17 May 2021 Year 8 Flower Dissections Some of Dr Coupe's Year 8 Biology class have been doing fantastic flower dissections recently and they have also been keeping an eye on some new arrivals. This is absolutely brilliant work and a lovely reminder that summer is on the way!
  • Thursday 13 May 2021 Generation Innovation Our very own Mr Baguley, Head of Careers & Business Studies shares his experience of being involved with the Generation Innovation Work Experience Programme & encourages students to apply.
  • Thursday 13 May 2021 GL Assessment Update The Post Primary Transfer Consortium (PPTC) announced on 10 May 2021 details of its Entrance Assessment for pupils who will transfer to post-primary schools in September 2022.
  • Wednesday 12 May 2021 Mental Health Artsfest We are delighted to share with you a beautiful film created by our very own Ms Dornan Wilson. The film was created as part of the NI Mental Health Arts Festival and went live yesterday.
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