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Breda Academy, Belfast
Read and Write is available for pupils to download for free at home and on school computers. Pupils can download the software onto any device.   FREE Read & Write Software Now Available for Breda Academy Students   All Breda Academy pupils are now registered to download and use TextHelp’s ‘Read & Write’ software at home for FREE.   Read & Write is a toolbar available for all pupils to download for FREE at home and to also use on school computers. The toolbar has a number of excellent features to guide pupils’ work, such as: dictionaries and picture dictionaries; text to speech generators; spelling, punctuation and grammar checkers; research highlighters; and a range of other useful features that can be used to form a personalised toolbar that suits your child’s learning needs. This software makes extended pieces of writing more accurate, and makes researching more efficient; this is particularly valuable for pupils studying for GCSE and A Level examinations.   Read & Write can be downloaded on to laptops, PCs and tablets, and on to Windows, Android, iPads, Macs and Chrome Book devices.   Please follow the instructions below to install this FREE software on to your devices:   Using the device you want to download the software on to, open up the webpage Click ‘Try Now’ Select your platform (Android, iPad, Windows, Mac OS etc.) and click install You’ll be directed to the easiest and fastest way to install; follow the instructions The first time the programme runs, you’ll be asked to log in with your email address. Choose ‘Microsoft Account’ and key in your child’s school email address (using the ending Enter your child’s C2K password, and you should be good to go!   Once the software is downloaded, there will be automatic updates when the device is connected to the internet, so you should always have the latest version of Read and Write.   If you are having difficulties downloading the software, or have questions about how to use Read & Write, please go to There are also several YouTube tutorials about how to use the various features of Read & Write
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Mr M Munro


Mrs C Gordon

Mr P Perry


Mrs G Glover

Mrs G Scott

Mrs J McMullan

Current Teaching Staff

Ms C Anderson

Mrs A Beattie

Mrs L Begemann

Mrs C Bennett

Mrs G Boyd

Mrs L Boyle

Miss J Breadon

Mr J Brisbane

Miss D Broadhurst

Mrs K Brown

Mrs M Campbell

Mr S Carrick

Mrs C Chestnutt

Mr F Cooley

Ms L Coulter

Mrs S Coulter

Miss P Cowan

Ms D Crowther

Ms Y Currid

Mr W Darragh

Ms L Davidson

Mrs N Duffy

Mr S Faloon

Mr A Galbraith

Ms C Hamilton

Miss MB Heaney

Mr M Henry

Mr M Holmes

Miss E Hyde

Mrs H Jennings

Mrs G Kelly

Mrs C Kerr


Mrs D Killen

Mrs J Lowry

Ms M Lynas

Mr J Mallon

Mrs A Maneely

Mrs S Mawhinney

Miss E McCabrey

Mr D McCann

Mr M McConville

Mrs M McDermott

Mr S McFarland

Mr D McKenna

Ms N McLaughlin

Mrs S McWilliams

Mrs K Millar

Mr M Milligan

Mr B Mills

Mrs E O'Connor

Mrs L Parry

Mrs G Patterson

Mrs S Patterson

Mrs K Quinn

Mr K Rendall

Mrs C Riddell

Mrs P Ryan

Mrs K Savage

Ms K Sweeney

Mrs C Taggart

Miss S Thompson

Mrs B Towell

Mrs L Towse

Teaching Assistants

Miss T Andrews

Ms C Boyd

Miss M Brown

Mrs B Campbell

Mrs A Crichton

Mrs C Dowey

Mrs C Fitzpatrick

Ms K Grainger

Ms H Gray


Ms M Hayes

Mrs J Hull

Ms D Johnson

Mr J Scott

Miss J Smith

Mrs O Stevenson

Mrs M Symington

Ms J Taylor

Mrs J Woods

Reception/Main Office

Mrs D Curry

Mrs A Shivers

Sixth Year Study Supervisor

Mr R Baptiste


Mr A Nevin

Miss M Graham

Ms K Gray


Mrs M Herd

Mrs E Duffield

Mr J Fisher

Building Supervisors

Mr T McNeely

Mr I  McMaster

Education Welfare Officer

Mr A Douglas

Support Staff

Mrs A Love