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World champion Jonathan was a model pupil, despite all the broken bones

He might be a three-time World Superbike champion, but Jonathan Rea’s form teacher remembers him as a schoolboy who came into class every week with a fresh injury and a fantastic smile.

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Captain Alan Gingles Memorial Prize, Reece Mills; Northern Bank Cup, Hannah Liddle; Steele Trophy, Lucy Kane; Dean Fair Memorial Prize, Jodie Mills; Hamill Cup, Kaitlyn Boyd.  INLT 39-741-CON

In pictures: Prizegiving at Larne Grammar School

The achievements of pupils at Larne Grammar have been highlighted during the school’s annual prizegiving ceremony.

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Year 14 pupils Ada Lindsay, Emma Baird and Amy Barnes attended the commemoration with principal Jackie Stewart.

Downshire School ‘honoured’ to take part in Battle of Britain remembrance

Downshire School in Carrick was honoured to take part in a service of remembrance at New Cemetery, Islandmagee recently.

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Chance to learn counselling skills

A eight-week introduction to counselling skills will be held by PIPS Larne in conjunction with Advance Training.

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A community archaeology project will take place in Glenballyeamon.

Glenballyeamon excavation will be last phase in community archaeology project

The last phase of a community archaeology project will get underway in September at the Cloughancor megalith, in Glenballyeamon, overlooking Cushendall. This is the fourth and final archaeological excavation to be carried out in the Glens of Antrim, organised jointly between the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork at Queen’s University Belfast and the Heart of the Glens Landscape Partnership.

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Pictured with St Killians principal Jonny Brady are (lfrom left) : Gemma Black, Eoin Hynds, Clare Emerson and M�abh Allen, all of whom combined high achievement in sport with top GCSE results.

‘Bright future for education in Glens and East Antrim’ St. Killian’s head

The principal of St Killian’s College has expressed his delight with “another excellent set” of examination results at the Carnlough school.

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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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Ethan, Amy and Kaitlyn are all smiles on results day at Larne Grammar School.

‘Outstanding’ GCSE success at Larne Grammar

Following a record-breaking set of A-level results last week, the staff and pupils of Larne Grammar School have been celebrating “outstanding” GCSE success.

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Record GCSE results at Ulidia College

Ulidia Integrated College has recorded the highest GCSE results in the college’s history with 67.12 per cent of pupils gaining five or more A*-C grades.

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Louise and Rachel McDowell with their results at Larne High School

Impressive grades at Larne High School

Larne High School has enjoyed another set of fantastic A level results!

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Larne Grammar's top achiever: David Gilliland.

‘Outstanding grades are culmination of hard work and effort’ grammar head

Staff and pupils at Larne Grammar School have been celebrating another outstanding set of results in the most recent ‘A’ and ‘AS’ examinations.

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Jonny Brady, principal of St. Killian's College, with Double Ulster Schools' All-star camogie player Laoise McKenna who battled back from illness this year to score A grades in maths, chemistry, biology and Irish. 
Laoise captained Antrim to three titles in 2016 (All-Ireland Minor and the Ulster Minor and Intermediate double). Laoise has accepted a place to study pharmacy in Queen's. Pic by John McIlwaine.

‘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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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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