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Success celebrated at Monkstown school

Staff, students and guests celebrated the annual awards night at Abbey Community College at the Bridge Road school on October 26.

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David Reid (right) is presented with his award by Kevin Gormley CIMA.

Top award for David

David Reid, from Newtownabbey, has won a top award at the annual Ulster University Business School’s Student Awards event organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.

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Translinks new Safety Bus can visit approximately 350 schools, or up to 25 thousand students, across Northern Ireland each academic year. Pictured at Aquinas Diocesan Grammar School in Belfast are Year 8 student Sarah McWilliams; Kevin Wallace, Safety Bus; Year 8 pupil Hannah Wilson; Sean McGreevy, Metro Falls Service Delivery Manager; Erin Watson, Year 8 student ; Susan ONeill, Safety Bus; and Year 8 students Oscar Feron and Kate McWilliams

Thousands of children in Northern Ireland to receive bus safety advice

Translink has unveiled a new Safety Bus to continue the important safety education programme which has been running in schools in Northern Ireland for over 15 years.

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Ballyclare High School. Pic by Google.

Local school is Northern Ireland’s first Digital Schoolhouse

Primary schools in the Ballyclare and wider Newtownabbey area are now able to avail of unique technological teaching and expertise from Ballyclare High School, which has just become the first Digital Schoolhouse in Northern Ireland.

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Jordan Cupples (Head Boy), Leia Cassells (Head Girl), Cameron Hughes (Deputy Head Boy) and Amy Millar (Deputy Head Girl) pictured at Glengormley High School.

Senior prefects selected at local school

The new senior prefects at Glengormley High School were recently selected.

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Aimee Mercer and Amy Townsley celebrating their results.

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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NSPCC image - exams

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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A sad child - NSPCC image

'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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