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Pupils prove that science matters at Lisburn Primary Schools

Pupils at primary schools in Lisburn have already taken science to a new level using Science Matters materials.

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Winner of the Junior Section, Olivia Knight from St Joseph's Primary School, Carryduff pictured with her classmates and Councillor James Baird, Chairman of the council's Environmental Services Committee and Heather Moore,  Director of Environmental Services.

Pupils speak out about environmental issues

Dozens of school pupils from across the council area participated in the 2017 Environmental Youth Speak competition at Lagan Valley Island recently.

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In fine voice: The choir of Pond Park Primary School, Lisburn.

Pond Park pupils in fine voice as they secure place in semi-final

The pupils of Pond Park Primary were in fine voice as they took a step closer to the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year final.

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Pupils get hooked on survival of salmon with Hills Partnership

Pupils get hooked on survival of salmon with Hills Partnership

Schools of salmon streamed into classrooms last month in refrigerated incubators! Year 9 pupils from St Colm’s High and P7’s from Oakwood Integrated Primary have been hatching fish eggs for release, into their local river with the help of the Belfast Hills Partnership.

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SERC launch after-school language classes for children

SERC launch after-school language classes for children

South Eastern Regional College (SERC) has launched a brand new range of after-school foreign language classes giving primary school children aged 5-11 the opportunity to learn French, Italian and Spanish at their Lisburn campus.

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Annual book review award ceremony held at St Patrick’s

Annual book review award ceremony held at St Patrick’s

Saint Patrick’s Academy recently held their annual Book Review Awards ceremony.

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Wallace High pupils enjoying the Rainbow Rampage colour run fundraiser.

WATCH: ‘Rainbow Rampage’ raises £7,000 for cancer charity

A colourful fundraising event held by pupils at Wallace High School in Lisburn has raised the incredible total of £7,000 for Cancer Fund for Children.

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Randox Health brings Grand National trophy to Crumlin school

Randox Health brings Grand National trophy to Crumlin school

Students at Crumlin Integrated College were the first in the UK to get to see the 2017 Randox Health Grand National trophy, when the new sponsor took it on a schools tour.

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Continued success for Wallace High School young entrepreneurs

Continued success for Wallace High School young entrepreneurs

In Year 13 at Wallace High School, students are given the opportunity to set up and run a business in the Young Enterprise Company Programme.

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SERC apprentice Jamie Donaldson from Lisburn who finished first place in turning category of the inter-college engineering competition.

SERC students ‘Get the Edge’

The South Eastern Regional College (SERC) held its second Inter Campus engineering skills competition which took place at the Lisburn Campus.

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Learning how to stay safe online: Colin Reid, NSPCC; Alderman Michael Henderson MBE, Chairman of Lisburn & Castlereagh PCSP; Mr Dane, Laurel Hill College; Jenny Magee, Lisburn YMCA; PSNI officers; actors from C21 drama group and pupils from Laurel Hill College.

Pupils learn to be web savvy

Safer Internet Day was officially marked by schools across Lisburn and Castlereagh last week with the delivery of an interactive play to highlight the dangers of using the web inappropriately.

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Students and staff from Fort Hill Integrated College present a cheque to Victoria Trimble from Habitat for Humanity Northern Ireland. Students raised funds after taking part Habitat NIs Change Makers Programme which explores social justice issues and encourages them to make a difference.

Fort Hill and Friends’ students are ‘Change Makers’ with Habitat NI

Students from Fort Hill Integrated College in Lisburn recently completed Habitat for Humanity Northern Ireland’s Change Makers programme.

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A teenager on their mobile

'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
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‘Lisburn pupils being robbed of chance to attend top grammar school’

‘Lisburn pupils being robbed of chance to attend top grammar school’

The principal of a Co Down grammar school has claimed that transfer pupils in Lisburn are being “disadvantaged” by a lack of transport provision.

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Valerie Westfield

‘Super tutor’ Valerie gets a ten out of ten

Valerie Westfield from Lisburn is just one of a new breed of ‘super tutors’ - an elite group of experienced teachers that has a string of successful exam results under their belts.

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A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

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Exceptional science students: Omar Helmy (second from left), Hector Epanomeritakis (right), Gavin Lundy (left) and Michael Knowles.

Top achievers: Awards for local science students

Two local science students have been recognised at the prestigious Hans Sloane Awards ceremony in the Ulster Museum.

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MAC Learning and Participation Officer Clare Lawlor with teacher Mary McLachlan and a pupil from Parkview Special School, Lisburn

Pupils benefit from MACtile Tours

The MAC, Belfast’s multi award-winning arts venue, allowed children from two local schools Parkview Special School, Lisburn and Beechlawn School, Hilsborough to benefit from MACtile Tours, the charity’s all sensory introduction to theatre for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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