Empowering & inspiring students
for a changing world

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We Are A Take5 School
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Lyric Affiliation
Quality in Careers
Investors in People Bronze

Academy Life

Committed to learning in a caring environment

Building upon traditions established over almost two centuries, Ballymena Academy remains committed to the pursuit of excellence in a learning environment which is always welcoming, caring and inspiring.

S.W. Black Signature Principal

2024 Admissions

Thinking of joining us?

Ballymena Academy is a friendly, caring school in which pupils are encouraged to realise their full potential and pursue excellence in all their activities.

We hope you will find out more by visiting our school and speaking to our staff and pupils.

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Health & Wellbeing

Caring for the individual

Supporting the health and wellbeing of each of our young people, lies at the heart of pastoral care in Ballymena Academy.

We are pleased to announce that Ballymena Academy has been officially named as a Take 5 School, in recognition of all the steps which we are taking as a community to promote emotional well-being for all pupils, families and staff.

Take 5

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Get involved & give back

Wherever you are in the world, connect with us, renew old friendships and give back to the school that helped define you as the person you are today.

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