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Sixth Form set to be ‘filled to capacity’

Staff and students at Ballyclare Secondary celebrated one of the best GCSE results days in the school’s history on Thursday, August 24.

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Jade Clarke and Darryl Walker with their mums.

In pictures: School sees marked improvement with GCSE grades

Following on from the recent outstanding achievements at A Level, staff and students at Abbey Community College are delighted to celebrate this week’s GCSE success.

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Principal, Dr Michelle Rainey with the McCullough twins Mathew 6A 4B and Rebecca 3A* 6A B. Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �

In pictures: Principal praises ‘fantastic young people’

Once again GSCE students at Ballyclare High have performed exceptionally well.

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Chloe McGurk with Mrs Handley.

Positive working relationships bring success

Glengormley High School was yet again the scene of much celebration, with outstanding GCSE results revealed yesterday.

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Glengormley High. Pic by Google.

School to hold breakfast advice event

Students who got their GCSE grades today are invited to a Sixth Form Big Breakfast event at Glengormley High School tomorrow.

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Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

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Christian Montgomery 4A* and is off to Edinburgh to study medicine and Olivia Fleming 4 A* and is going to Cambridge to study Natural Sciences. Photo by Freddie Parkinson.

In pictures: Pupils prepare for university and work

All of the Year 14 pupils at Ballyclare High School secured pass grades in three or more A level subjects this year, affording the majority entry into their first choice university course or place of employment.

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Adam Campbell with his delighted mum.

Principal’s praise for pupils and parents

Abbey Community College students celebrated academic success on A Level results day with some outstanding individual performances.

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Rebekah Horner pictured with Head of Business Studies, Mrs Emerson.

Pupils secure impressive grades

Staff and pupils at Ballyclare Secondary School celebrated a very successful A Level results day on Thursday, August 17.

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Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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Hannah Johnston from Ballymena, who is doing a HLA course (Higher Level Apprenticeship) in Engineering at the College's Ballymena Campus.

Go further with Northern Regional College

Northern Regional College has introduced a number of new courses, including Foundation Degrees and Higher Level Apprenticeships, to give A Level students the benefit of accessing higher education without the burden of student debt.

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'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

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Students watching TV

Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

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Chloe McIlwaine receiving her award from Dr Clifford Boyd.

Prizes for local students at Stranmillis Universtiy College awards

Two local students, Ellie Boyd and Chloe McIlwaine have been awarded prestigious prizes for outstanding academic achievement from Stranmillis University College at the recent awards ceremony.

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Gender neutral uniforms could appear in local schools

Gender neutral uniforms could appear in local schools

Newtownabbey parents could find themselves shopping for a gender neutral uniform this summer if schools here follow the lead of others in the UK, according to a Ballyclare teacher.

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Max playing the role of Mr Wright.

WATCH: School bids farewell to retiring headmaster

Staff and pupils at Whiteabbey Primary School came up with an innovative way to bid farewell to their much-loved principal Peter Wright last week.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

Wilson to raise new school minibus regulation with Transport Minister

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson will be raising the issue of school minibus drivers with Transport Minister Chris Grayling.

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Erin English and Natalie Mongtomery at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Glengormley High students help primary school pupils understand the Holocaust

Local primary school pupils are learning more about the Holocaust thanks to two Glengormley High students who are training to be Holocaust Ambassadors.

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Lucy and Heather.

Student and tutor receive top accolades

A Ballyclare girl scooped the prestigious Career Ready Student of the Year trophy at a recent ceremony in London.

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