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Hannah Buchannan U18 Ulster Representative for Hockey Banbridge Academy

Banbridge Academy pupil attains hockey accolade

29 October 2020

Mr McLoughlin, Principal, and Mrs Todd, Head of Girl’s Physical Education, Banbridge Academy are pleased to announce that year 14 pupil Hannah Buchanan, Deputy Head Girl, has been selected for the Girls' Hockey U18 Ulster Interprovincial Series.

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) consultation

29 October 2020

The Department of Education recently launched a public consultation on new draft Special Educational Needs (SEN) Regulations and draft SEN Code of Practice. Extended until 5pm on Tuesday 19 January 2021.

Rathcoole PS and NU Stationery donation

Local community group presents Rathcoole Primary School with stationery supplies

29 October 2020

The local community group in Rathcoole (R.A.T.H) recently approached Rathcoole Primary School and Nursery Unit offering additional support with much needed stationery and supplies for their pupils.

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Reminder: Funding available to mitigate costs incurred in 20/21 associated with Covid-19  

08 October 2020

As communicated to schools by the Education Authority (EA) at the start of September, the Education Minister has made funds available to support schools in mitigating additional costs incurred as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Year 8s first day at Limavady High School

First day excitement at Limavady High School

07 October 2020

It was clear Year 8 pupils were excited to enter a much bigger school than they left back in March, for the beginning of their Limavady High School journey.

Peter Weir visiting Hart Memorial School, Portadown

Hart Memorial Primary School prioritises wellbeing

07 October 2020

Hart Memorial Primary School in Portadown has been supporting the health and wellbeing of their pupils in these changed times. The school has introduced creative opportunities to help keep children active, fit and healthy, ensuring no child is left behind.

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Creative collaboration - The Maine Event  

07 October 2020

Derryboy Primary School, County Down and Culcrow Primary School, County Londonderry have been collaborating on a unique venture that showcased a creative and vibrant style of learning. 

GHS Silver Award Excellence in Special Needs Education - Lynn Kerr

Glengormley High School teacher wins UK Award

01 October 2020

Mrs Lynn Kerr, Glengormley High School, was honoured with a Silver Award in The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education at this year’s Pearson National Teachers Awards.

Limavady Grammar School Year 8 induction 2020

Limavady Grammar embraces the new school year

01 October 2020

Limavady Grammar School were delighted to welcome their new Year 8 cohort. The pupils have settled very well and have completed their first few weeks at school.

Rathcoole PS new term 2020

Rathcoole Primary School inspire a new generation

01 October 2020

Staff at Rathcoole Primary School and Nursery Unit welcomed their Primary 7 and Primary 1 pupils, in the same week, with every child back in the school on 1 September.