TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.


WATCH: Earl of Wessex visits Ballyclare High School

Prince Edward visited Ballyclare High School today to recognise the school’s involvement in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.

School carrying out ‘full investigation’ after bus incident

School carrying out ‘full investigation’ after bus incident

A full investigation is underway at Ballyclare High School after footage emerged of pupils being dropped off from a bus on an off-slip of the M2.

Some of the items at the Ballyclare Secondary School fundraising event. INNT 41 828CON

Over £2,000 raised at Ballyclare Secondary fundraiser

A fundraising event was recently held by students and staff from Ballyclare Secondary School to gather funds for a trip to the final of a major sporting event.

Ballyclare High Schools Outstanding Academic Performers at AS level. (Submitted Picture).

Ballyclare High principal reflects on the successes of the past year

Ballyclare High’s mission of Lifelong Learning in a Caring Creative Community is ‘alive’ and is ‘not a statement that simply decorates our entrance hall’, the school’s principal has said.

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Go nuts for Squirrel Week

The Glens Red Squirrel Group are going ‘nuts’ this October to mark Squirrel week with a packed list of activities for all to enjoy.

More than 10 per cent of teachers left the state sector in 2015.

Five things you need to know on your first day of school – as a teacher

As the new school year approaches, many newly qualified teachers will be eagerly preparing for their first proper teaching post – with nerves and lesson planning aplenty. But despite those first day butterflies and the new-term excitement, my research has found that many teachers actually find their first teaching job to be much more difficult than they expected.

Thousands of school pupils are awaiting exam results

EXAM RESULTS: Advice available for A-Level and GCSE students

A dedicated examinations advice helpline has been set up to provide guidance to students who are expecting A-Level and GCSE results.

Jim Clarke, chief executive of CCMS, Mr Gavin Boyd, chief executive of the Education Authority, St Bernard's principal Mr Paul Flanagan and pupils Jack Kane, Fiona Phillip and Ellie Gallagher cut the first sod on the school's �1m extension project. INNT 46-501-SO Pic by Shirley O'Neill

Work to begin on £1million extension at St Bernard’s Primary

Work on a £1million extension project at St Bernard’s Primary School in Glengormley is due to get under way early in the New Year.

Choeun Kim receiving her certificate from Minister Farry at the EY Data and Analytics Academy graduation. INNT 43-821CON

Graduates excel in training academy

A trio of young people from Newtownabbey recently graduated after completing a data and analytics training course.

Emma Rose Collins who received the 'Lady Bloomfield Cup' for outstanding achievement. She is pictured with her grandfather. INNT 43-809CON

Hazelwood College celebrates success

A special milestone in the history of Hazelwood Integrated College was marked at its annual awards evening.

Pictured with Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry are (left-right) participant Luke Hope, Dr Jonny Byrne, Ulster University, Chris Quinn, NI Youth Forum and participant Sharon Adams. INNT 41-806CON

Cross-community project starts at Ulster University

A group of young people who never dreamed that they would get the chance to study at university have been given a unique opportunity.

Newtownabbey Freshers event, Stephen McCartney head of Student Services with current Students at the bungee jump INNT 38-500-SO

New faces at Northern Regional College

The Northern Regional College Newtownabbey campus has welcomed a new intake of students.

Thousands of Northern Ireland students are receiving their A-level results

A-level results helpline in operation

A helpline is on hand for the thousands of Northern Irish students who are receiving their A-level results on Thursday morning.

Fairview Primary School's Eco Committee, which scooped two top prizes at the SSE Airtricity and Eco-Schools Global Wind Awards, with Environment Minister Mark H Durkan.

Fairview is leading Eco School

Ballyclare’s Fairview Primary School has been presented with a prestigious ‘green’ schools title at this year’s SSE Airtricity awards.

Mossley Nursery School staff and pupils were delighted with their 'outstanding' inspection report. INNT 12-009-GR

Staff and pupils celebrate their ‘outstanding’ report

Staff and pupils at Mossley Nursery are celebrating the outcome of their recent inspection report, which rated the school ‘outstanding’.

Teacher in charge of eSafety, Mrs Hill with pupils Katie Shearer, Zara King and Victoria Glenn. INNT 06-539CON

Online safety first for Ballyclare High

Ballyclare High has become the first school in Northern Ireland to achieve the eSafety Mark award - recognition of good internet safety practice.

Students from Northern Regional College with Mayor Thomas Hogg and Deputy Mayor Pat McCudden at the Young Enterprise event at Mossley Mill. INNT 48-109-GR

Entrepreneurs of the future get chance to show their creativity

Education charity Young Enterprise teamed with Newtownabbey Borough Council recently to give local young people an experience of what it’s like to be an entrepreneur.

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