Larne High School

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Larne High School
Larnehs.jpg
Motto Ad vera petenda we seek the truth
Established September 1957
Type State comprehensive
Gender Mixed
Principal John Armstrong
Location 20 Sallagh Park,
Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Coordinates 54°51′30″N 5°49′10″W / 54.858328°N 5.819472°W / 54.858328; -5.819472Coordinates: 54°51′30″N 5°49′10″W / 54.858328°N 5.819472°W / 54.858328; -5.819472
Colours navy and yellow
Website larnehigh.org.uk

Larne High School is a secondary school in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The foundation stone on the High School site was laid on 26 July 1955, and the school opened in September 1957. It was then known as Greenland Intermediate Secondary School and was the first of its type in County Antrim. It had just over five hundred pupils and a staff of forty. Today pupils range from the age of eleven to eighteen, and can sit exams at Key Stage 3, GCSE, GNVQ and A-level.

Education[edit]

The school has been progressing well and in August 2014 the school announced its best ever examination results.

Curriculum[edit]

Key Stage 3: Years 8-10
Art & Design French ICT Physical Education
Biology Geography Learning for Life & Work Physics
Chemistry History Mathematics Religious Studies
English Home Economics Music Technology and Design

Students study 3 subjects at AS and A2 Level.

AS & A2 Level: Years 13–14
Art and Design Business Studies Chemistry Computing French
Geography Government and Politics Health & Social Care Home Economics ICT
Mathematics Music Physical Education Physics Psychology
Religious Studies Spanish Technology and Design Travel and Tourism
  • Bold subjects are taught at Larne Grammar School, with students having to achieve at least an A Grade at GCSE to be considered, in accordance with Larne Grammar School admissions policies.

Notable staff[edit]

Roy Beggs, former Member of Parliament for East Antrim, was Vice-Principal of Larne High School before entering politics.

See also[edit]

http://www.larnehigh.org.uk/

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