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Virtual Open Event

Welcome to our Virtual Open Event. We hope that you will enjoy exploring these presentations and resources designed to give you a flavour of life in the Academy.

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School Day

A day in the life of Ballymena Academy

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Year 8 Admissions

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.

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Ballymena Academy is situated in picturesque parkland within easy walking distance of the Town Centre. The accommodation, which has been extensively extended and modernised over recent years, provides a well-appointed and secure learning environment.

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The range of subjects on offer is extensive. On-site, our pupils have access to a very wide range of GCSE, AS and A- level courses, which extends beyond the statutory requirements.

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Ballymena Academy provides a very wide range of physical, recreational, cultural, social, business and environmental activities.

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