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May Class Programme

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE AT THE BEECH HILL COUNTRY HOUSE

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Students from St. Mary's College spent a week visiting organisations with a Geography focus.  The first of the visits was to the Beech Hill Hotel where students looked at the history and context of the grand house through the eyes of the original Planters.  

FOYLE PORT

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The Foyle Port provided a look at how important importing and exporting are.  Students learned about the important role played by the Port both historically and now. The port handles approximately 2 tonnes of cargo per annum and the value of trade passing through the regional gateway is estimated to be £1 billion.

COOLKEERAGH ESB

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At Coolkeeragh ESB students learned about the importance of the River Foyle in helping to generate electricity.  They also looked at the local ecology and environmental factors.

NICHE DRINKS

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Students joined the staff of Niche Drinks in Health and Safety clothing to see for themselves why the company rely so heavily on local produce and how global changes can have an impact on company operations.

JOE JACKSONS ICE CREAM AT ST. COLUMB'S COLLEGE

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Year 11 Business Studies students got expert entrepreneurial advice from Joe Jacksons Ice Cream as well as an insight into making ice cream.

 
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