Thirty Year 8 and 9 pupils attended the One Book Two Counties project at the Down Royal racecourse for the launch of Terence Blacker’s new book, Racing Manhattan.
Friends’ pupil Zoe Jefferson recently competed with success in the Irish 4 Nations Para Badminton Championship. Zoe joined the Lisburn 2gether Pan-disability Badminton Club in 2012.
Olympian Jonny Bell, who starred for the Ireland hockey team in Rio over the summer received a warm welcome back to Friends’ School when he was the Guest of Honour at the annual GCSE Reception.
In the recent Ulster Schools’ Cup and Championship Swimming Gala, numerous swimmers from all three age groups represented the school in fine form, with personal bests across the board.
Following these personal accomplishments, Friends’ School swimmers went on to achieve outstandingly in the medals table.
Friends’ pupil Erin Barlow recently competed in the British Riding Clubs (BRC) National Championships. Erin took part in the Intermediate Show Jumping competition held in Lincoln and finished first in the team section as well as 7th individually out over 93 competitors which is a fantastic achievement.