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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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Wallace students at Old Trafford before Manchester v Bournemouth fixture

Wallace team visit Manchester

Forty-one junior school boys’ hockey players from Wallace High School recently returned from an enjoyable three day trip to Manchester which included an unforgettable day out at Old Trafford.

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Go greased lightning

Pupils at Moira Primary School recently took to the stage with their latest production, the hit musical Grease.

Theatre and Comedy
Pond Park Primary choir will be in fine voice at competition final

Pond Park Primary choir will be in fine voice at competition final

This weekend pupils from Pond Park Primary School will be in fine voice when they compete in the BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the Year live final at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

Music
Next generation of entrepreneurs honoured

Next generation of entrepreneurs honoured

More than 500 budding entrepreneurs who set up businesses with Young Enterprise this year marked their achievements at The Big Celebration ’17, including students from Beechlawn Special School, Friends’ School, Wallace High School, Parkview Special School.

Business
Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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Horticulture student Caroline awarded prestiguous scholarship

Horticulture student Caroline awarded prestiguous scholarship

Horticulture student Caroline Power, who is working at Hillsborough Castle, has been awarded Student Scholarships of £1,000 by the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF).

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Little Scamps triumph at childcare awards

Little Scamps triumph at childcare awards

A Lisburn playgroup is celebrating after scooping two awards in a prestigious childcare competition.

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Pupils prove that science matters at Lisburn Primary Schools

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.

Education
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.

Arts
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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