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Budding young filmmakers inspired by animation CEO

Young people from Fort Hill College were inspired to consider careers in filmmaking by the CEO of an Oscar-nominated animation studio at a special event organised by Into Film.

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Laurelhill Community College, Lisburn. Pic by Google

Schools are secure and sustainable, principals assure parents

The principals two Lisburn post-primary schools named in an Education Authority report that raises questions about the sustainability of school provision have stressed that their schools are not at risk of closure or merger.

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Laurelhill pupils play the field in NI team

Laurelhill pupils play the field in NI team

Two students from Laurelhill Community College got sporty and put their Easter holidays to good use.

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Friends pupils beat the stock market

Friends pupils beat the stock market

Recently, four Year 11 students from Friends’ School Lisburn travelled to Belfast to compete in the Belfast regional final of the Stock Market Challenge.

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Local student snaps up award

Local student snaps up award

Talented media student from South Eastern Regional College (SERC) Nathan Reid has proved to be a rising star at this year’s Intercollege Media Competition which took place at North West Regional Colleges Londonderry Campus.

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Kathryn Allen with her fellow Euroscola group members, who were assigned the topic of 'Youth unemployment in Europe'.

Kathryn says Euroscola adventure was one of the best weeks of her life

An A Level student from Friends’ School Lisburn was among 24 young leaders selected by Rotary Ireland to travel to the Euroscola debate in Strasbourg, France recently.

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Syrian refugees who are living in Lisburn and Dunmurry attended the 'Education for All' seminar at South Eastern Regional College.

Local college helping to resettle Syrian refugees

Thirteen Syrian refugee families who have recently settled in Northern Ireland under the Vulnerable Syrian Refugee Resettlement Scheme attended South Eastern Regional College’s (SERC) recent ‘Education for All’ seminar.

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The first image captured as part of the time-lapse video.

WATCH: School’s amazing time-lapse video highlights 18 months of progress

Dedicated staff at Wallace High in Lisburn have produced an incredible time-lapse video that shows how the school’s £3.2m enhancement project progressed over the past 18 months.

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Chairman of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, Alderman James Tinsley is pictured at the recent Sports Hall Athletics competition held at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex with Overall School Winners, Moira Primary School.

Schools battle it out at council sports event

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council was delighted to welcome over 200 energetic Primary 7 pupils from schools across the Council area, to compete at the Sports Hall Athletics competition, held at Lough Moss Leisure Centre, Carryduff and Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, Lisburn.

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Who makes the final call if your child's school needs to close due to snow?

Parents are waiting with baited breath to see if schools around Northern Ireland are set to close later this week after the host of weather warnings issues.
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Improve your digital skills

Improve your digital skills

On Thursday April 19, hundreds of business volunteers will be poised and ready to provide free IT taster sessions, helping anyone who wishes to get online for the first time or those who wish to improve their knowledge and skills.

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Professor Paul Bartholomew (Pro-Vice Chancellor of Education, Ulster University), Alison Holdsworth, Philip Dean (Resurgam Trust Chairman) and Professor Brian Murphy (Director of Access Digital and Distributed Learning).

Alison’s ‘excellent’ research project wins UU award

The Lisburn-based Resurgam Community Development Trust has congratulated the organisation’s Training Officer, Alison Holdsworth, on winning first prize in the Ulster University Science Shop Student Awards.

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Author helps St Patrick’s Academy pupils ponder poetry

Author helps St Patrick’s Academy pupils ponder poetry

Recently, Sarah Crossan, the author of YA books such as Breath, The Weight of Water, and Apple and Rain visited students in Lisburn as part of the BookTrust NI author tour.

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Students triumph at science fair

Students triumph at science fair

Local students recently took part in the prestigious BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, which was held recently in Dublin.

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A charitable Christmas at St Patrick’s Academy

A charitable Christmas at St Patrick’s Academy

Pupils from St Patrick’s Academy kept busy in the run-up to Christmas.

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SERC students have been building bridges

SERC students have been building bridges

Construction students from South Eastern Regional College (SERC) Nicholas Blaine, Dillon Stanley, Lewis Price and Megan Freedman, who study at the Lisburn Campus, have won the annual College Spaghetti Bridge Challenge.

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SERC catering trainees Darren Neill, Dylan Watson and Jessica Boyd.

Trainees cook up a festive feast

Training for Success Catering Trainees from South Eastern Regional College in Lisburn prepared Christmas dinner for a number of local senior citizens at a special event in Lisburn Cathedral on December 14.

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Children from Downshire Primary School receiving their NIFSA Nature Ranger Award Certificates. They are pictured with their teacher Marie Cummings, Brian Poots from Forest Schools and Chairman of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council's Leisure & Community Development Committee, Alderman James Tinsley.

Pupils enjoy the great outdoors

Three local Schools - Downshire Primary and Beechlawn School in Hillsborough and Rowandale Integrated Primary in Moira - have their roots firmly planted in the Forest Schools initiative this year.

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Energy for Children Charity Liaison Officer, Geri Wright, congratulates pupils from Brookfield School on receiving funding for equipment for an outdoor sensory classroom to aid learning and improve social interaction.

Trust helps pupils become active learners

Pupils at Brookfield School, Moira are celebrating after receiving funding from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust for new pieces of sensory equipment to complete an outdoor classroom.

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