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  • Monday 12 September 2022 Prize Night Speaker We were delighted to welcome past pupil Wayne Boyd back to school today. He will be the Special Guest at our Prize Distribution, which has now been postponed to Thursday 27th October at 7pm.
  • Tuesday 30 August 2022 Year 8 Induction Over the last few days we have welcomed our new Year 8 pupils to Antrim Grammar School.
  • Thursday 25 August 2022 GCSE Success
  • Thursday 18 August 2022 A Level Results Congratulations to all of our Year 13 and 14 pupils who received their results today. We are so proud of our pupils and all that they have achieved. We look forward to welcoming our Year 13 pupils back for the year ahead and wish all of our Year 14 pupils the very best for the next stage of their journey.
  • Wednesday 29 June 2022 Departing Staff Mrs Jenny Lendrum, Principal, joined Antrim Grammar School as Vice-Principal in 2014, before taking lead of the school in 2017. Jenny’s five years as Principal have been extraordinary and exceptional. Throughout her time here she has enriched and enhanced the lives of our school community and has made a difference through her leadership and friendship.
  • Monday 30 May 2022 'Twisted Tales' Creative Writing creative writing selected for publication in a short story anthology entitled 'Twisted Tales'
  • Monday 16 May 2022 Readathon for The Cancer Fund for Children Before Easter, the English Department ran a Readathon for The Cancer Fund for Children, Northern Ireland. They raised a fantastic £1704.00!
  • Monday 9 May 2022 DofE Gold Practice Expedition The Gold Duke of Edinburgh group have successfully completed their Practice Expedition in the Mourne Mountains over the weekend. The group had to deal with atrocious weather on Friday before arriving at camp that night soaked but still positive. There was a brief respite in the weather for them to cook their dinner and to get the tents set up.
  • Wednesday 27 April 2022 Fundraising for Ukraine A number of fundraising activities have taken place in school throughout the month of April to raise money to send to Ukraine:
  • Tuesday 26 April 2022 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Awards
  • Monday 25 April 2022 Digital Industry Masterclass
  • Sunday 24 April 2022 Karl's a rising star! Past pupil Karl Johnston has succeeded in securing a full time degree place in one of the world’s most famous dance schools. The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts is the world's oldest theatre arts training school. Karl worked hard during his foundation course and impressed his tutors so much, he has been invited on to the degree course. The Performing Arts department in AGS could not be more proud of this rising star.
  • Friday 8 April 2022 Psychology Ambassadors Congratulations to Mairéad Moran, Gemma Bushe, Laura Bishop and Lucy Donnelly, who have been selected as Psychology Ambassadors. The pupils will be responsible for promoting Psychology across the school and providing mentoring for a new cohort of AS pupils in September.
  • Thursday 7 April 2022 AGS Rugby Awards 2022 Congratulations to all of our pupils who won a Rugby Award for the 2021-22 Rugby Season.
  • Thursday 7 April 2022 Lidl Sport For Good
  • Wednesday 6 April 2022 SU Easter Quiz Year 11 boys were the winners of the Easter Quiz at SU yesterday. Thanks to Ruth for organising it. We all learned something new about traditional Easter foods from around the world... Eggs being the common denominator!
  • Tuesday 5 April 2022 Language Ambassadors spread some Easter Fun! The Easter Bunny made an appearance yesterday and today at school to help the Language Ambassadors spread some Easter Fun! Pupils had to answer quiz questions about Easter in France and Spain on a treasure trail to earn some chocolate at the end!
  • Monday 4 April 2022 The Seamus Heaney Homeplace Trip Our Year 13 class visited 'The Seamus Heaney Homeplace' and stole a glance into the inner life of the Northern Irish poet. From hanging displays that showcased his wordplay bridging English, Ulster-Scots, and the Irish language, to the sentimentalities of his childhood such as his first pen, embodying his parent's hope for a new generation equipped to fulfil their creative passions. All of which we reflected on in insightful lectures and seminars where we collaboratively explored the resonant impact of Heaney's work.
  • Monday 4 April 2022 Lessons from Auschwitz In the month of March, Year 13 History pupils, Jenna Harte, Darcy Kennedy and Sarah McClean attended multiple events over zoom led by the Holocaust Educational Trust on ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’. This has offered our pupils the unique opportunity to learn about the history of the Holocaust, accessing artefacts, text, film and virtual explorations of Auschwitz-Birenau Memorial and Museum. Our students have had the opportunity to consider the individuals whose lives were affected by the Holocaust and how it is relevant today. They have also had a unique experience of speaking with a Holocaust survivor: Eve Kugler.
  • Thursday 31 March 2022 Spring Concert 2022
  • Thursday 31 March 2022 NI21 Time Capsule
  • Monday 28 March 2022 Sticky Science
  • Thursday 24 March 2022 Education Minister visits AGS Visiting Antrim Grammar Schoolthe Education Minister, Michelle McIlveen heard about the work done to support the mental health & wellbeing of pupils, staff & parents through the Solihull training programme. She was delighted to catch up with Lynne Gibson who supervised her at the school during teaching practice.
  • Thursday 3 March 2022 Junior Bake Off for World Book Day
  • Tuesday 1 March 2022 Amisha Chaudhry - Oxford Success We are delighted that one of our Year 14 students, Amisha Chaudhry, has been offered a place to study History and Politics at Balliol College Oxford in September. This is a remarkable achievement and is testament to Amisha’s hard work over many years. Her passion for History impressed the interview panel, as did her academic achievements. Additionally, Amisha had to perform excellently in the History Aptitude Test, a demanding challenge, which she duly did.
  • Tuesday 1 March 2022 Representative Honours - Golf Representative Honours - Golf Sucesses
  • Thursday 10 February 2022 Minister of State for Northern Ireland visits AGS The Right Honourable Conor Burns, Minister of State for Northern Ireland visited Antrim Grammar School on Thursday 10th February. He toured the school, visited classes, and met with staff and pupils. We look forward to welcoming him back again soon.
  • 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!
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