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A splash of colour at Parkview

Parkview Special School held their Annual Colour Run on Thursday June 15, supported by Beat the Street and P7 students from The Wallace High School, Preparatory Department.

Education
Schools come together to support Nicholson House

Schools come together to support Nicholson House

Two Lisburn schools have been praised for their hard work in supporting the local community, while taking part in The Prince’s Trust Achieve programme,

Education
Gillian Dunlop, principal of Largymore PS.

New role for local school principal

The principal of Largymore Primary School in Lisburn, Gillian Dunlop, has been appointed to the board of the Controlled Schools’ Support Council - the new advocacy body for controlled schools in Northern Ireland.

Education
Dromore High raises funds for rugby tour with golf day

Dromore High raises funds for rugby tour with golf day

Dromore High School has organised a Golf Day on Friday June 16 at Edenmore Golf Club to raise money for the school’s rugby tour to South Africa in 2019.

Education
Savannah Cully, Grace Cully (teacher) and Kirsten Cully from Ballinderry Primary School collect their Gold award from Zoe Salmon; Jennifer Morton, Centra and Rebecca Dalzell, Action Cancer.

Schools recognised for innovative approach to health education

Several local schools have been recognised for their efforts to provide their pupils with innovative health education initiatives.

Education
LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Ava Hanna, Gillian Dunlop (Teacher) and Leon Gilbert pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where Largymore Primary School, Lisburn scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

Largymore Primary goes for gold at Action Cancer health awards

LOCAL charity Action Cancer and leading convenience brand Centra has recognised thousands of school children across Northern Ireland at the annual Health Action Awards at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn.

Education
NI Water welcomes guests to Lisburn treatment works

NI Water welcomes guests to Lisburn treatment works

Over 2,300 members of the public and staff, including local school children in Lisburn, participated in a series of events to mark a Decade of Delivering What Matters for everyone in Northern Ireland.

News
Pupils from Barbour Nursery and Largymore PS take part in Big Spring Clean.

Barbour Nursery and Largymore PS pupils join Big Spring Clean

Pupils at Barbour Nursery School joined parents and children from Largymore Primary School in a Big Spring Clean around the school grounds and local community.

Education
Stars at rugby

Pupils get a tour around Kingspan

Downshire Primary School pupils, got the opportunity to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Ulster Rugby recently as part of a special educational tour of the Kingspan Stadium and Nevin Spence Museum, hosted by Phoenix Natural Gas.

Education
Outdoor classroom opens at Moira PS

Outdoor classroom opens at Moira PS

Moira Primary School recently installed a new Outdoor Sensory Classroom.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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.

Education
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).

Education
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
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