Some of the year 9 pupils competed in the Northern Ireland heat of the Robotics Challenge. The competition was organised by Tomorrows Engineers and run through Sentinus. It took place in Belfast City Hall and roughly 20 schools took part. The boys came 3rd overall and won one part of the competition – the mat challenge. The teams who came 1st and 2nd go forward to the UK finals in Birmingham. The pupils who took part were Fionn Mc Barron, Sean Og Donnelly, Sean Guild, Alex Knight, Conan Donohue, Conor Darcy , Patrick Magee, Ben Maguire, Dara Burns, Dara Margetts, Daragh Mc Elroy, Ben Mc Cormack.