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Andrew praised for top A Level mark in Northern Ireland

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2016 geography examinations.

Education
A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

Lifestyle
Newtownabbey Road Safety Committee will be hosting its annual Inter Primary Schools Quiz in Mossley Mill on Monday, January 23. INNT 02-819CON

Pupils to compete in road safety quiz

Newtownabbey Road Safety Committee will be hosting its annual Inter Primary Schools Quiz in Mossley Mill on Monday, January 23.

Transport
Cars were parked on the footpaths around Ballyclare High School. INNT 02-823CON

School ‘understands residents’ frustration’ after parking problems

A local principal has responded to claims made by a political representative who described parking issues close to two school open nights as ‘absolute mayhem.’

Transport
The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr John Scott launched the WorldHost Food Ambassador Programme with Daniel Harvey (Daniels at Tweedies), Louise McKinstry (Tourism NI) and Danny Kinahan MP. INNT 02-820CON

Training course available to tourist industry staff

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, in association with Tourism NI, are offering an opportunity for frontline staff in the local tourism industry to take part in an accredited and recognised training course.

Business
School registration closing date nears

School registration closing date nears

Parents and guardians are reminded that the closing date for applications for admission to pre-school and primary schools is noon on Wednesday, January 11 2017.

Education
Grace Kennedy

Grace awarded top Queen’s Uni prizes

A Newtownabbey doctor has excelled having graduated with honours before going on to give a presentation to the Royal College of Surgeons.

News
Children from Kings Park Primary School in Newtownabbey recently became water champions when NI Waters Education Team paid a visit to the school to teach them all about water conservation.

King’s Park Primary pupils become N.I. water champions

Children from King’s Park Primary School in Newtownabbey recently became water champions when NI Water’s Education Team paid a visit to the school to teach them all about water conservation.

News
Tyne Cot cemetery in the region of Ypres, Belgium.

Cross-community project aims to educate NI pupils about the Great War

Teachers have praised a new initiative which aims to teach all schoolchildren in Northern Ireland about World War One, in a bid to improve cross-community knowledge.

News
Mayor John Scott visits Extern Works in Mallusk. He is pictured with Lewis and Jack service users. INNT 49-453-CON

Mayor raises awareness of homeless clients during visit to Extern Works

Homeless Awareness Week has been marked in Newtownabbey with a visit to Extern Works in Mallusk.

Education
Pat Martin was recognised at this year's Northern Ireland Road Safety Awards. Pic by Press Eye. INNT 49-451-CON

Lifetime award for founder of Tufty Club

A veteran campaigner has been recognised for her commitment to reducing death and injury on Newtownabbey’s roads.

Education
Over 30 schools to be affected by strikes

Over 30 schools to be affected by strikes

Over 30 schools in Newtownabbey are set to be affected by proposed strikes this week.

Education
Greenisland student Carolynne Wilson (right) celebrates her success with Professor Gillian Armstrong, Ulster University Business School.
Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Top award for work at Airbus

A former Belfast High pupil has scooped one of six coveted awards from the Ulster University Business School for her work at Airbus.

Business
Local lecturer to present at London medical meeting

Local lecturer to present at London medical meeting

A university lecturer from Ballyclare is set to present at a top conference next week.

Education
The Minister is pictured with Principal of Jordanstown School, Adam Smith and pupils Cathal Brolly, Karl Lipton and Dylan Curran. Picture by Michael Cooper. INNT 47-824CON

Peter Weir pays visit to Jordanstown School

Education Minister, Peter Weir visited Jordanstown School and centre of excellence for children who are deaf or visually impaired.

Education
Almost three-quarters of secondary schools in the UK use surveillance software.

Surveillance software installed on secondary school pupils’ own devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

Education
Interior and exterior pictures of Adam Joyces pavilion design

Former Ballyclare High School student earns finalist position in Young Architects Competition

A former Ballyclare High School student has been announced as a finalist in a young architects competition.

News
600 homes plan blocked at Ulster University

600 homes plan blocked at Ulster University

Politicians have welcomed the outcome of a planning appeal in relation to an application to build more than 600 new homes in Jordanstown.

Business
Over 30 schools to be affected by strikes

Over 30 schools to be affected by strikes

Over 30 schools in Newtownabbey are set to be affected by proposed strikes.

Education
Newtownabbey teachers to stage protests tomorrow

Newtownabbey teachers to stage protests tomorrow

Newtownabbey teachers will mount school gate pickets tomorrow (Tuesday, November 8) in response to their employer’s latest pay offer ‘insult’.

Education
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