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Local pupils are top in country

A local school has received recognition after its pupils secured the top A Level grades at a secondary school in Northern Ireland.

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Staff and students from Rathcoole Primary were presented with the award.

WATCH: Local school receives top accolade

Rathcoole Primary School was recently awarded the PlayBoard TOPS (Taking Outdoor Play Seriously) Quality Assurance Award for outdoor play in schools.

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WATCH: Hollywood star Liam Neeson praises pupils at local school

Hollywood star Liam Neeson has sent a special message to the students at a primary school in Newtownabbey to tell them how proud he is of them.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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Hazelwood Integrated College.

School secures dedicated bus service for students

A local post-primary school has secured a dedicated bus service for pupils from Newtownabbey.

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Meeting to focus on integrated education

A public meeting hosted by the Integrated Education Fund is set to take place in Monkstown on June 6.

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Rathcoole Primary School. Pic by Google.

Rathcoole school to stage 50th birthday festivities

Rathcoole Primary School is set to mark a major milestone with celebrations taking place at the school on Friday, May 26.

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DUP leader, Arlene Foster MLA pictured with Head Boy, Jack Lewis and Head Girl, Katie Shearer at Ballyclare High School.

Foster engages with politics students in Ballyclare

Arlene Foster paid a special visit to Ballyclare High School on Tuesday, May 9.

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Roy Beggs

Monkstown centre closure ‘concerning’

East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs has expressed concern over plans to close the only remaining Education Other Than At School (EOTAS) provision in Monkstown.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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A fun day marked the launch of the new app. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Fun days mark launch of joint new local heritage landmark app

Family fun days were held at Carrick Museum and Antrim Castle Gardens recently to celebrate the launch of a ‘Kids n Castles’ app.

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Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Hewis Shek, Tia Monnely, Lara Adams and Zac McFerran.

Picture Special: King’s Park pupils enjoy World Book Day

There was plenty of colour as students and staff at King’s Park Primary School recently celebrated World Book Day.

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Parents are continuing to call for a dedicated bus service.

Group vows to continue fighting for bus service

A campaign group calling for a dedicated bus to transport pupils to Hazelwood Integrated College from Rathcoole will continue to push for the service.

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Ben Malcolmson, William Humphrey, Noreen McClelland and Claudia Marshall.

Expansion at school welcomed

Hazelwood Integrated College recently unveiled a new Sixth Form common room in their temporary accommodation on the old Cedar Lodge site.

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DUP leader Arlene Foster. Pic by Press Eye

Glengormley pupil calls for Irish Language Act

A local primary school pupil has written a letter to Arlene Foster ahead of the Assembly election, calling for an Irish language act.

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Local students help develop online safety system

Local students help develop online safety system

A group of Ballyclare High School pupils have created an innovative online reporting system, which they have called ‘StepUp’, which stands for Safety Through Empowering Pupils.

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Call to address internet safety

Call to address internet safety

A local teacher has backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.

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A teenager on their mobile

'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
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The winning team from Glengormley Integrated Primary School.

Newtownabbey schools qualify for NI final

A total of 21 Schools from the Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council area took part in the local heat of the Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety Quiz, on Monday, January 23 at Mossley Mill.

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