Pupil opportunities casualty of schools budget crisis: ex-principal

A recently retired principal has warned that children currently being educated in the Province may miss out on the opportunities afforded to their predecessors due to school budget deficits.

Glengormley High School. Pic by Google.

School set to reopen tomorrow

Staff at a local school have announced the building will be open to pupils tomorrow following its closure today.

Glengormley High School. Pic by Google.

Local school set to be closed tomorrow

A local school has announced that it will be closed to pupils tomorrow due to problems caused by the wintry weather.

Mr John Reid (Governor), Ms Anne McDermott (Chair of Governors), Mrs Paula Cunningham (Principal) and Ald Billy DeCourcy along with the Pupils Council watch as the Mayor officially opens the newly refurbished foyer and play area in St Jamess Primary School.

In pictures: Mayor officially opens developed facilities at local primary school

Staff at students at a local primary school are enjoying new facilities following a recent period of construction work at the site.

Pupils heard about alcohol misuse.

Students educated on alcohol misuse

Ballyclare High pupils had a powerful lesson when they witnessed the reality of alcohol misuse played-out on-stage.

The Avidity team.

Local students showcase ‘chatbot’ at Belfast exhibition

A group of young entrepreneurs are showcasing their invention at a prestigious event at St George’s Market today.

Mr Nicholl Head of Pastoral Care pictured with Rebecca Wallace.

Success stories are recognised at Ballyclare awards presentation

Ballyclare Secondary School recently held its annual awards evening for the presentation of certificates and trophies.

Students pictured at the 2017 awards ceremony.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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