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Top accolade for Ashgrove Primary at national awards ceremony in Belfast

Staff at Ashgrove Primary picked up a prestigious accolade at an awards ceremony in Belfast on June 2.

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More than 220 local pupils suspended

More than 220 local pupils suspended

More than 220 children - including primary school pupils - were suspended from Newtownabbey schools during the last academic year.

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Mr B Evans, Mrs F Mairs and Mr R Cromie.

Straid Primary celebrates major milestone

Former staff and students joined with the current school family at Straid Primary to celebrate 190 years of Elementary and Primary education at the school.

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Carl Frampton pictured with staff and students at Hazelwood Integrated College. Pic by Declan Roughan Photography.

Frampton packs a punch for integrated education campaign

The Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) took Carl “The Jackal” Frampton on a whistle stop tour of integrated schools on May 14.

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The Thompson Primary School.

The Thompson Primary School to mark major milestone with exhibition

The Thompson Primary School in Ballyrobert will be celebrating 90 years of serving the community with a series of commemorative events this month.

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Funding for special schools summer fun

Funding for special schools summer fun

Pupils at special schools will be able to enjoy summer schemes this year thanks to funding from Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.

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Pupils from Hill Croft School received a new iPad from Naomi Thompson, Cancer Focus NI.

Students support a smoke free future

Pupils from Hill Croft School received a new iPad from Naomi Thompson, Cancer Focus NI, for their school for their entries in the ‘Snap the Cig’ photo competition.

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Richard Massey.

New Glengormley High principal impressed with school’s work ethic

A fresh chapter in the history of Glengormley High commenced this month with the appointment of a new principal.

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The Earlview pupils who participated in the programme.

Science and enterprise brought to life

Antrim Enterprise Agency received funding from Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council to deliver their Jitter Bugs scheme to pupils at Earlview Primary School.

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Straid Primary School in Straid near Ballyclare, Co Antrim. Google StreetVoew.--

Principal in staunch defence as schools listed for closure or merger

A principal of a school listed as facing “sustainability issues” by the Education Authority in a new report has said small, rural schools are “priceless”.

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Co Antrim principal addresses ‘sustainability’ issue

Co Antrim principal addresses ‘sustainability’ issue

A principal of a school listed as facing “sustainability issues” by the Education Authority in a new report has said small, rural schools are “priceless”.

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Hazelwood students attended the event on March 21.

Students excel during internship programme

A group of 20 post-16 students from Hazelwood Integrated College attended Deloitte’s Belfast Technology Centre for the final presentation day of the internship programme yesterday.

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Ballyclare High School pupils Aimee Hamilton, Josh Wilson and Lewis McDowell with Peter from Sentinus.

Initiative urges local pupils to ‘bring it on’

Belfast Met along with Sentinus is rolling out the Bring IT On roadshow to local post-primary schools, encouraging students to consider a career in IT.

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Pupils are celebrating at Mallusk IPS.

Watch: Mallusk pupils talk about how much they love their school

Mallusk Integrated Primary School is celebrating the fact they will be welcoming their biggest intake yet in September, growing by 500 per cent since transformation to integrated status in September 2015.

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Pupils from Tildarg Primary won a training session with Ulster Rugby players Charles Piatau, Robbie Diack and Callum Black.

Students score training session with Ulster players

Pupils from Tildarg Primary School came out on top in the recent Dale Farm Building Heroes competition, winning a training session with three Ulster Rugby players.

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Hazelwood Integrated College.

Academic success for local students

Following the recent publication of the 2017 public examination statistics by the Department of Education, Hazelwood Integrated College is celebrating record breaking success.

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Hazelwood Integrated College.

School set to be closed tomorrow

Hazelwood Integrated College is due to be closed tomorrow because of the wintry weather conditions.

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Derek Baker, Department of Education Permanent Secretary, Rev Dr JH MacConnell, Chairperson of the Board of Governors, Principal Kathryn Bell, Uel McCrea, former Ballyclare Secondary School Principal and Head Girl and Boy, Lauren Fittis and Robert Dunbar.

New £3.7m refurbishment opened at Ballyclare Secondary

Two of Ballyclare’s best known educational figures were honoured today when new buildings at Ballyclare Secondary School were named in their honour.

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Who makes the final call if your child's school needs to close due to snow?

Parents are waiting with baited breath to see if schools around Northern Ireland are set to close later this week after the host of weather warnings issues.
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