Art and Design is a vibrant and expressive subject. It challenges pupils to develop their skills in a wide range of media and techniques.

There is an opportunity within the subject area, which supports students working in 2D and 3D, fine art and design.

Business Studies provides students with a unique insight into the world of work. Through its study, students discover how businesses operate and learn about their key elements and essential business functions.

Careers education, information, advice and guidance are provided throughout the school, click below to find out more

English is the most widely used language in the world.  The English department wants to help our students to develop the vital communication skills necessary to grow as a reader, a writer and as an individual.

History at Ballycastle High School aims to stimulate interest and enthusiasm for a study of the past, whilst using a range of teaching and learning actitvities.

When we hear the term, ‘Home Economics’ most of us think about cooking and food. Home Economics is about much more than food however. Home Economics combines aspects of science, nutrition, cooking, parenting skills and finance.

Modern language skills are becoming more and more important in today’s society.  Learning a language can be necessary for a number of reasons and purposes; work, adapting to our expanding global economy, relocation, family and friends, travel, studying abroad and expanding our horizons to new cultures.

The Music Department in Ballycastle High School is a busy and lively department which plays a highly valued part in the life of the school.

The aim of Physical Education is to provide appropriate opportunities and experiences for individuals to achieve their optimum potential.  Physical Education is primarily concerned with physical capabilities but the associated aspects of knowledge and understanding are also vital components for all children.


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