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Pioneering ‘Healthy Kidz’ wins top award

A project, pioneered in Lurgan primary schools and aimed at getting kids healthy, has scooped a top award.

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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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SDLP Candidate Sharon McAleer

St Brigid’s pupils will be entitled to free transport

Following the closure of St Brigid’s Primary School, Augher, there were concerns that displaced pupils were falling victim to a clerical error that ruled them out of school transport.

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Aughnacloy College Head Boy Matthew Frizelle with his Mum celebrating his GCSE results.

GCSE success at Aughnacloy College

Last Thursday 24 th August there was a lot of excitement and delight in Aughnacloy College as Year 12 pupils received their GCSE results.

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Dungannon students’ GCSE joy

Students at Integrated College Dungannon (ICD) are delighted with their GCSE Level results.

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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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NI Fire and Rescue were quickly on the scene

Firefighters tackle blaze at Magherafelt college

Firefighters brought a blaze under control at the Northern Regional College in Magherafelt last night.

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A Level celebrations in Dungannon

There were celebrations in schools in Dungannon recently when students finally received their long awaited A Level results.

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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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NSPCC image - exams

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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Business workshop for young rural entrepreneurs

Business workshop for young rural entrepreneurs

Do you live in a rural area, aged 16-30 and have a potential business idea? The RYE Connect Programme could help take your business idea further.

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A sad child - NSPCC image

'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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Students watching TV

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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Linda Dillon, MLA

Mid Ulster MLA slams £3m cut to uniform grant

Mid Ulster Sinn Féin MLA Linda Dillon has criticized the proposed £3 million cut to school uniforms grant and described it as “an attack on our economically deprived children and families.”

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Walker Memorial pupils fly the flag for the environment

Walker Memorial pupils fly the flag for the environment

Pupils at Walker Memorial Primary School, Dungannon are celebrating after being awarded an Eco Flag, the 1000th flag presented to schools in Northern Ireland.

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Lauren Cuddy

The future is bright for Queen's graduate Lauren Cuddy

Queen’s Student, Lauren Cuddy today receives her degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management from Queen’s Management School.

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Children who play together can learn to live together

Children who play together can learn to live together

Five primary schools in Mid-Ulster have taken part in a sports event organised by PeacePlayers International, whi was sponsored by Cookstown-based manufacturer CDE.

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Rotary International at Ulster University.

Dungannon Rotary awards school kids with top technology prize

Imagine a radioactive meteorite is about to hit planet earth and its down to a team of young scientists to save us all. This was the task set to students who competed in the Rotary International Technology competition at the Big Bang Event at Ulster University Jordanstown tournament this week.

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Naomi’s award is icing on the cake!

Naomi’s award is icing on the cake!

A Dungannon student has won the CCEA Learner of the Year award for 2017.

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Joel rewarded for entrepreneurial spirit

Joel rewarded for entrepreneurial spirit

The Rural Development Council has crowned South West College student, Joel Cuddy, a regional winner of the Rural Youth Entrepreneurship (RYE) programme at the recent RYE Awards.

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