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‘Non-selective education delivers excellent results’ says St Killian’s principal

St Killian’s College students have again been celebrating examination success at A-level.

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Mr. Houston, principal of Ulidia Integrated College, congratulates top performing pupil Megan White on attaining two A* and two As at A Level.

‘Another excellent set of examination results’ says Ulidia head

Ulidia Integrated College in Carrick has reported another increase in the number of students attaining top grades at A-level or equivalent.

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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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The rising price of school uniforms often causes parents financial stress.

Single parent on low income asks, can I get help to pay for my son’s school uniform?

Jaclyn Glover answers our readers’ financial queries. This week, she tackles the issue of getting help to pay for school uniforms.

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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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Kiera McKillop and her mum.

St. Killian’s inventors scoop award for dyslexia aid

Two 14-year-old inventors have been awarded for creating a handheld device which provides multi-sensory learning technology for children with all forms of dyslexia.

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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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Sunnylands head moves to Larne

The principal of Sunnylands Primary School will be taking up a new post in Larne in September.

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Corran Integrated Primary took part in the RDS Primary Science Fair.

Young Corran scientists showcase skills

A team from Corran Integrated Primary School in Larne took part in the Royal Dublin Society’s primary science fair at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall recently.

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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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Leah Crooks, who is graduating with a degree in Law and Politics from the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.

Battle against Crohn’s no barrier for Leah

Queen’s student, Leah Crooks from Whitehead has graduated with a degree in law and politics whilst recovering from major surgery.

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Sylvia Gourley, who is graduating with a Doctorate in Theology from the Institute of Theology at Queen's University Belfast.

Back to the classroom for retired Sylvia

Larne woman Sylvia Gourley is celebrating success at Queen’s University Belfast graduating with a Doctorate in Theology.

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Corran Integrated nursery pupils, Tobias and Molly cut the first sod of their new primary school with David, Yasmin and acting principal, Mr Furey, Chaiir of the Board of Governors, Neil Clarke and Mark Currie MD of Donaghmore Construction who will build the school. INLT 27-001-PSB

First sod cut of new £3 million school for Corran Integrated Primary

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson was delighted to attend a sod-cutting event at the new site of Corran Integrated Primary School on Tuesday morning.

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Mid and East Antrim Mayor Cllr. Paul Reid held a reception for Peter Garrett, principal and Lorna Plenderleith, principal partner, of Moyle Primary School, at Larne Town Hall.

End of an era at Moyle Primary

Moyle Primary School’s most senior teachers were given a mayoral reception to mark their longstanding contribution to education in the town.

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Larne Grammar School principal Jonathan Wylie

Minibus licence changes will impact pupils: Larne principal

A principal has warned that changes to the rules on minibus driving licences will have a “major impact” on pupils.

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Andrew McNeill

The sky is the limit for Physics graduate Andrew McNeill

Today is a double celebration for Queen’s University PhD student a today as he graduates and prepares to jet off to the USA to track down “killer asteroids”.

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Larne and Inver Primary pupils.

Pupils try their hand at growing ‘monsters’

Green-fingered primary pupils have been planting ‘monster veg’ for the Mid and East Antrim Flower Show which takes place in August.

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P5 pupils from Olderfleet Primary School.

Floral welcome for caravan park visitors

Olderfleet Primary pupils have been praised by the mayor for their floral creation at the entrance to Curran Caravan Park.

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