Boarding fun at Rockport! 

29 May 2021


If you've ever wondered what our international/boarding students get up to over the bank holiday breaks, wonder no more! 

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MORE at Rockport! 

30 April 2021


It may not have been the networking opportunity we've been used to providing for our Sixth Form students, but the weekly business seminars have given our students some real food for thought!  


World Book Day 2021

4 March 2021


World Book Day 2021 was certainly one to remember. World famous writer and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers held a special story time for the children (and adults!)



Pupil success

26 February 2021


A huge well done to Luke Brannigan (R11) who has been selected as goalkeeper for the Down GAA Mourne Academy emerging talent squad.



January Restart Information 

1 January 2021


An open letter outlining and clarifying information following the Education Minister’s announcement, for pupils returning to school. 



Round Square Christmas Service Project 

18 December 2020

2020 was a year where we haven't been able to do much together, but we wanted to do something special for some worthy causes. Over four weeks, four amazing causes in Northern Ireland benefited from the generosity of our brilliant Rockport Community.




3 November 2020

Congratulations to Year 13 pupil Oli Whiting, who graduated from The Lir Junior Academy, at Ireland’s National Academy of Dramatic Art.




14 October 2020

In light of the Executive announcement, please read the letter sent to parents to confirm our plans for teaching and learning from Monday 19th October onward.



Anna & Ethan appointed Head Girl and Boy

9 October 2020

Congratulations to Anna Thomson and Ethan Harlen, who have been appointed to lead us as Head Girl and Boy for the Academic Year 2020/2021. 

Read more for Anna and Ethan's reaction to their appointments.



Ruby rubs shoulders with the big hitters

10 September 2020

Congratulations to Ruby Tolland (R7) who was recently featured on the Kookaburra Cricket UK official Instagram page. Standing alongside England’s Jos Buttler and Australian Captain Tim Payne! 



Rockport Bubble Book

24 August 2020

A guide to help our families understand the procedures and protocols for returning to school.



GCSE results 2020

20 August 2020

We're so proud of all of our students who received results today.


For the full details click below.



A Level/ AS Level results 2020

13 August 2020

We're so proud of all of our students who received results today.


For the full details click below.



Virtual Sports Day

18 June 2020

Our virtual Sports Day was a great success. 
Well done to our MANY winners and a huge thank you to our speaker, Tom Reynolds.


Catch up via the below link.



VE Day commemorations

8 May 2020

On the eve of the VE Day anniversary and the celebrations to commemorate 75 years since the end of war in Europe, we wanted to share how Rockport Remembers.



Important update COVID-19

18 March 2020

An important update from our Headmaster. 



Pupils have 'fantastique' time at FrancoFest 2020

5 February 2020

Well done to our four R10 pupils who participated in Francofest, a French young enterprise competition that took place at Queen's University Belfast.



Publishing success for Rockport's Ugonna

17 January 2020


Talent comes in many forms at Rockport and we're delighted to bring you news that R12 pupil Ugonna's work has been chosen over thousands of candidates for publishing. This is a truly amazing achievement.


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Term dates for Winter 2020 - Summer 2021 

30 November 2019


Please follow the link for dates you may find useful.



Celebrating pupil success

4th October 2019


Congratulations to Year 9 student, Zoe Turtle, who recently performed a solo at the The SSE Arena, Belfast in front of 9,000 people at the Farmers Bash.



Positions of Responsibility 2019/2020

27 September 2019


Congratulations to our newly-appointed students - Head of School, Jung-Hun Yoon, Deputy Heads of School Emily Pearson and Eli Boutros, and Patrick West, our new Senior Prefect.


Congratulations also to Games Captains Jack McGimpsey, Katie Webb and Anna Beattie.



Rockport celebrate excellent exam results

22 August 2019


An excellent summer of exam results for our students. We're extremely proud of everyone who sat and received results and we look forward to welcoming new and returning students in September.


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Rockport Invitational Netball Tournament

13 May 2019

Rockport hosted the Annual Netball Invitational Tournament on a glorious sunny day in May 2019.


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Round Square Globally Accessible Conference comes to Rockport

20 March 2019

We brought the world to Rockport!  Over 250 visitors from across the globe came to see the sights and sounds of Northern Ireland and our school

For full details visit our gallery below. 



Sixth Formers learn valuable skills at Rockport Business Breakfast 

1 March 2019

Our networking Business Breakfast proved to be a popular event.

As part of our Sixth Form Enrichment programme we hosted over ten local businesses and enjoyed a key address delivered by BlueMac Manufacturing's International Business Development Director.  

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Back to school for Bangor historians

25 February 2019

We recently welcomed members of the Auld Bangor Historical and Cultural Society back to school for a guided tour of Rockport.


Rockport Promotions

14 February 2019

Congratulations to Mr Smith, Miss O'Hara and Miss Carson on their recent promotions.


Golf Academy star selected for Irish Development Squad

18 January 2019

Congratulations to Molly O'Hara who has been selected for the Under 16 Irish Development squad. Molly recently embarked on her training journey with fellow squad members at the prestigious Carton House Golf Club.



Rockport take title of ‘BEST NEWCOMER’ in the First Lego League Competition

5 December 2018

Congratulations to Jack Calvert, Louise Leonetti, Tabitha Allen, Baptiste Leonetti, Christian Simms, Mimi Thompson and Mathew Thompson.



Successful Holywood Festival for Rockport

27 November 2018

Quite a collection of silverware from the Rockport team at this year's Holywood Festival. 

Well done to Mrs Hunter and all the boys & girls on their success.



LPGA Stephanie visits Rockport Golf Academy

7 November 2018

We were delighted to welcome professional golfer Stephanie Meadow who spent time with our Early Years at Rockport golfers alongside the Junior and Elite squad.



Triple success for Rockport Golfers

15 October 2018

Golf is in our DNA at Rockport. With year-round practice and an unquestionable commitment to the game, it's no surprise that our golfers are successful both in and out of school competitions. 



Rockport delegation represent at Round Square Conference, Canada

1 October 2018

Congratulations to our students Sophie Shiel, Sophie Ennis, Jessica Moffett and Miles Cunningham who have travelled to the Round Square Conference in Montreal and represented Rockport at this annual global gathering.



Year 8 and Year 14 Mentoring Programme

13 September 2018

From the beginning of term our Year 8's and Year 14's have come together to pilot a new mentoring scheme.


Our previous buddy scheme was revamped and with the help of our students, it's been a real success story!  


Positions of Responsibility 2018/2019

10 September 2018

We’d like to say congratulations to the boys and girls who have been awarded special positions of responsibility for this academic year. 

We wish them every success in their new roles as we embark on another year of adventure at Rockport! 



Golf success for Harry O'Hara

29 August 2018

Harry represents Rockport Golf Academy and has scooped the prestigious Flogas Irish Junior Open Series’ Gary Player Trophy & Under 9 Golfer of the Year.

A fabulous achievement and we have no doubt will continue to go from strength to strength. 



Rockport School celebrate results 2018

23 August 2018

We’re delighted to say a big CONGRATULATIONS to all our pupils who received results over the past week. 

We know how hard they have worked and this is reflected in the increase in top grades (A*/A) which is an amazing achievement. Even more so to the Rockport pupils for who English isn’t their first language. 



Rockport School welcome Mrs Monica Yang, MBE to speak at annual Speech Day

31st May 2018

This year’s guest of honour at the annual Rockport Speech day will be Mrs Monica Yang MBE, continuing a school tradition of inviting thought-provoking keynote speakers: a list which has recently included Irish President Mary McAleese, Archbishop of Armagh Lord (Robin) Eames as well as entrepreneur and founder of Wetherspoons, Tim Martin.​

Flying the Rockport flag at the Palace of Westminster

19th April 2018

On Wednesday 18th April our Headmaster and Deputy Head, alongside members of our alumni and friends represented Rockport at the Palace of Westminster.

The event was part of a wider programme of Inward Investment activity, an Annual Business & Investment networking reception, hosted by the Rt. Hon Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP.