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Outdoor classroom opens at Moira PS

Moira Primary School recently installed a new Outdoor Sensory Classroom.

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Former Wallace pupil Claire is honoured at a royal reception

Former Wallace pupil Claire is honoured at a royal reception

Former Wallace High School Deputy Head Girl, Claire Hanna, had a ‘red letter day’ last summer when she opened a special invitation.

Education

Prayer service held at St Patrick’s Academy

St Patrick’s Academy’s Leaver’s Prayer Service took place on Friday May 19.

Education
Katie Fennell, Olivia Napier, Keelan Burns and Peter Kelly launch the Travelwise NI Walk to School Week 2017

Local pupils ‘walk to school’

Thousands of youngsters from across Northern Ireland, including pupils from Lisburn, took part in this year’s Travelwise NI ‘Walk to School Week’, which ran from may 15-19.

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April 2017 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye. 
 
 'ALL TOGETHER' FOR ANTI-BULLYING WEEK 2017!

Back Row (l-r) 
Cayden Smith (9); Astrid Conville, Communications Officer, Translink (Anti-Bullying Week's sponsor); Beth McArt (10); Thomas Fairley (8); Adam Ferris (10) ; Ms Pamela McAllister, teacher, St Anne's Primary School, Dunmurry, Belfast; Michael McVeigh (9); Rosanna Jack, Regional Co-ordinator, Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF); Anna Denton-McComish (9). 

Front Row (l-r): Chloe Glover (4); Barra McCusker (4); Cassie Gallegos (8); Maya Dogra (8) from St Anne's Primary School, Dunmurry, Belfast. 

Local Schools & Youth Organisations Urged To Register for Anti-Bullying Week 2017 and Take Part in Creative Competition 

Registration for this year's Anti-Bullying Week 2017 (13-17 November 2017) is officially open and schools and youth organisations across Northern Ireland are being urged to sign up and take part in this important initiative. This year's theme is "All Equal, All Different, All Tog

Dunmurry pupils urge schools to sign up for Anti Bullying Week

Registration for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week, which runs from November 13-17, is officially open and schools and youth organisations in Lisburn are being urged to sign up and take part in this important initiative.

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Caroline takes a journey into the past

Caroline takes a journey into the past

Wallace High School student, 16-year-old Caroline Simpson, has been stepping into the past with a journey of discovery around some of the World War I battlefields of Belgium and France.

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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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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.

Education

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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