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Whatsapping your way through revision 'just isn't possible'

WhatsApp-ing your way through successful exam revision just isn’t possible, according to a leading Northern Ireland educator.

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Julie Lowry, primary five teacher, at Islandmagee Primary School, has been nominated for a Best Teacher award.

Islandmagee teacher in running for top title

Islandmagee Primary School teacher Julie Lowry is in the running for a coveted title in the prestigious Families First Awards.

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Pictured at the official opening of the hydrotherapy pool at Roddensval School are Gavin Boyd, Education Authority Chief Executive, Ms Sharon O`Connor, Education Authority Chairperson and John Madden, school principal. INLT 11-001-PSB

Official opening of new hydrotherapy pool at Roddensvale School

Roddensvale School’s new £950,000 hydrotherapy pool was officially opened by the chairperson of the Education Authority this morning.

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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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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.

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Jonathan Rea was a pupil at Larne Grammar from 1998 to 2003

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

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 Killian's 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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at Ulidia College

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 A's 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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