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Third Green Flag for Killowen Nursery School

Kylemore Nursery School in Coleraine has been awarded a prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, for the third time, by the environmental charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

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SLIDESHOW: P6 Taster Day for primary schools at Loreto

Primary Six pupils from twenty-one schools enjoyed Taster Mornings at Loreto College Coleraine towards the end of May, exploring a range of activities on offer.

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NRC open applications for Accountancy

NRC open applications for Accountancy

Northern Regional College has opened applications for the increasingly popular and competitive Higher Level Apprenticeship in Accountancy.

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SLIDESHOW - Loreto College Merit awards

Merit Award certificates have been presented to students in Years 8, 9 and 10 at Loreto College Coleraine at a special Merit Assembly.

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Bushmills Inn shines at Year Awards

Bushmills Inn shines at Year Awards

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation hosted its annual ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ gala awards ceremony in the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel an Lodges.

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Ballywatt GB Company Section photographed prior to their display. [Photograph by Kirsty Caldwell]

Ballywatt Girls’ Brigade Display

Ballywatt Church Hall was well-filled with parents and friends for the recent annual Display and prize-giving for the members of the 225th N.I. Company Ballywatt Presbyterian Girls’ Brigade.

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Loreto College Year 9 students and Justice League members during a Tr�caire fundraising activity.

Loreto kids raise £6,000 for Trocaire

The annual Trócaire collections and fundraising took place throughout Lent at Loreto College Coleraine, with all form classes and year groups coming up with interesting initiatives to raise money alongside traditional use of Trócaire boxes in classrooms.

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Food Safety course is on the menu

Food Safety course is on the menu

Ultoniae Cultural and Heritage Society recently were approached by Food Safety Tutor Penney Johnston (BSc. Dip Com FIFST) to solicit financial support for organising a Food Safety Level 2 course which is a prerequisite in food proficiency.

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The week before Easter, a group of pupils from St. Pauls College, Kilrea, along with four members of staff, journeyed to Rome and Sorrento in Italy. In addition to visiting iconic sights, such as the Colosseum, Mount Vesuvius, Pompeii and the Trevi Fountain, the students also had the opportunity to participate in a pizza making class and be a Gladiator for the morning.

St Paul’s students visit Rome and Sorrento

Some Kilrea students recently enjoyed soaking up the delights of Italy during a school trip.

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A student from Loreto College Coleraine has won a Special Merit Award in the 2017 Texaco Childrens Art competition. Corey Cassidy, who is a Year 10 student at Loreto College, won his Special Merit Award in Category G of the competition, with an entry entitled Ocean Madness.  He and his parents have been invited to attend an official Prizegiving Ceremony in May at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin.

Art success for Loreto student

A student from Loreto College Coleraine has won a Special Merit Award in the 2017 Texaco Children’s Art competition.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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We’re inspiring future GAA stars!

We’re inspiring future GAA stars!

More than 70 children from Loughgiel aged 9-11 took part in the inaugural ‘Irwin’s Bakery Ulster GAA Easter Camps’ during the holiday period.

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Model success at Coleraine Music Festival

Model success at Coleraine Music Festival

During the last few weeks, children at Ballymoney Model CIPS have been very busy taking part in the Coleraine Speech and Music Festival.

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Ballymoney Model have a busy Easter

Ballymoney Model have a busy Easter

The School Council at Ballymoney Model CIPS has been very busy over the last few weeks, organising a range of Easter activities.

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Astrid Conville, Communications Officer, Translink (Anti-Bullying Weeks sponsor) and (r) Rosanna Jack, Regional Co-ordinator, Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF) are pictured with pupils  from St Annes Primary School, Dunmurry.

Coleraine’s Rosanna helps tackle bullying

Registration for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week 2017 (November 13-17) is officially open and schools and youth organisations across Northern Ireland are being urged to sign up and take part in this important initiative.

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WATCH: Dominican College celebrates centenary

Dominican College in Portstewart is celebrating 100 years of education on the north coast.

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Encouraging young readers at St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s

Encouraging young readers at St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s

Recently students in the Foundation Stage at St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s Primary School got to take part in a bed time reading initiative.

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End of Term Awards for all

End of Term Awards for all

On the final day of term Dalriada School held it’s traditional end of term assembly in the John Armstrong Hall to recognise the achievements of pupils and to award Colours.

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William Pinkerton success

William Pinkerton success

This year at William Pinkerton Memorial Primary School decided to give the pupils an opportunity to ‘shine’ at something new – and shine they did!!

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Pupils crowned Camogie Champions

Pupils crowned Camogie Champions

St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s Primary School girls have just been crowned Ulster Cumann na mBunscol Indoor Camogie Champions for 2016/17.

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