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CCMS officially opens new offices in Lisburn

The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) today celebrated the official opening of its new headquarters in Lisburn.

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CSSC member Gillian Dunlop, Principal of Largymore Primary School.

‘It is misleading to describe controlled schools as the Protestant sector’

A Lisburn principal has highlighted the diversity and inclusivity of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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Bronagh has built the right ‘foundation’ for her career

Bronagh has built the right ‘foundation’ for her career

Hard work and dedication has paid off for South Eastern Regional College (SERC) computing student Bronagh Keenan from Lisburn who has secured employment with IT solutions provider P2V Systems, following a successful 16-week internship.

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Four Wallace students accepted to Cambridge

Four Wallace students accepted to Cambridge

Over the last ten years Wallace High School has supported twenty students in successful applications to Cambridge; an additional eight students have won equally coveted places at Oxford.

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Emily hits the right notes for scholarship

Emily hits the right notes for scholarship

Having been placed first in the Wallace High School A-Level Music class of 2017, former deputy head girl, Emily Cairns has been awarded the ‘Celia Gourley Scholarship’.

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P2V Systems Service Manager Ann Marie O'Neill (seated) with SERC graduate Bronagh Keenan. Pic by Stephen Davison

Bronagh secures full-time role with Lisburn-based IT solutions provider

Hard work and dedication has paid off for South Eastern Regional College (SERC) computing graduate Bronagh Keenan from Lisburn, who has secured employment with IT firm P2V Systems following a successful 16-week internship.

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The Slimming World flyer that was sent home in pupils' homework folders.

Parents jump to defence of school in Slimming World leaflet row

A group of parents have spoken out in defence of Tonagh Primary School after it was criticised for sending pupils home with leaflets advertising Slimming World.

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Looking back: Mr Jack Beattie and his wife Betty, who taught at the school in its early years.

School set to celebrate its ‘birthday weekend’

The weekend of September 9 and 10 promises to be one of nostalgia and reunion for former staff and pupils of Lisnagarvey High School.

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Top marks for Wallace Pre-School provision

Top marks for Wallace Pre-School provision

The pre-preparatory department of Wallace High School has received top marks in an Early Years Inspection.

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New pupils welcomed to Wallace

On Friday August 25, 174 Year 8 pupils were welcomed into Wallace High School for their first day at their new school.

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Teddy Bear’s picnic in Moira Demesne

The annual picnic event hosted by Rowandale Integrated Primary School Parents’ Council was a massive success according to organisers and visitors alike.

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GCSE celebrations at local schools

Students at schools in Lisburn were delighted with the GCSE results they received on Thursday August 24.

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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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Chairman of the Board of Governors, Cllr Jonathan Craig (right) and Laurelhill principal Mr James Martin congratulate Luke Tinsley on attaining 4 As and 4 Bs in his GCSE exams.

Chairman praises staff and pupils at Laurelhill College

Local DUP Councillor Jonathan Craig has praised staff and pupils at Laurelhill Community College for this year’s “excellent” GCSE results.

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Thomas Stewart (Portadown) and Paige Clements (Moira)

Paige means business in USA

Moira student Paige Clements is jetting off to study business in the USA this month.

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Local students celebrate A Level results

There were celebrations in Lisburn when local students received their 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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9 August 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd /Press Eye.

Lisburn student is on cloud nine after completing Novosco camp

Friends’ School Lisburn student, Maisy Sinclair, recently received her certificate for successfully completing the prestigious Novosco Cloud Camp in association with Almac Group from Jonathan Graham, Almac Group and Patrick McAliskey, Novosco Managing Director.

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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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Budding filmmaker creates short film

Budding filmmaker creates short film

Twelve budding young film makers – including Drumbo teen Mercer McWilliams - got the chance to create their own short film about the risks of alcohol abuse during a special project running at Movie House Dublin Road.

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