Primary 6 pupils invited to ‘Taster Day’ on Saturday 15th June

The school are holding a P.6 ‘Taster Day’ on Saturday, 15th June, 2019, with an emphasis on fun and participation across a range of activities.

We are delighted that your Primary 6 child is giving consideration to transferring to Ballymena  Academy in September 2020 and would like to offer him / her the opportunity to experience a little taste of life in the ‘big school’ in advance of making such decisions.


We are holding a P6 Taster Day on Saturday 15th June, 2019 with an emphasis on fun and participation across a range of activities organised and led by our teaching staff.


Please be aware that the following schools will have attended P6 Taster Days at Ballymena Academy during the previous week and your child will already have experienced the event.














The Diamond



Kells and Connor


However, if your child does not attend one of the above schools we would be delighted to welcome them at 9.30 a.m. on Saturday 15th June.


The programme for the day is


9.30 a.m. Registration and drop-off in the Sixth Form Centre. (Please follow the signs to the back of the main school building where parking will be available).

9.45 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Group activities for P.6 pupils.

11.30 a.m. Collection of pupils from the Sixth Form Centre.


Refreshments will be available for parents from 11.00 a.m. in the Sixth Form Centre.


If you would like your son/daughter to attend the event please complete the reply slip on the attached link and return it to Ballymena Academy school office or send it to Mr. S. Johnston (Teacher), Ballymena Academy, 89 Galgorm Road, Ballymena. BT42 1AJ.


P 6 ‘Taster Day’ invitation letter and reply slip 2019