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‘Controlled schools are naturally integrated schools’

A Banbridge principal has highlighted the diversity and inclusivity of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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A computer-generated image of the proposed new SRC campus in Banbridge.

Stormont stalemate holding up new college project

The absence of a Stormont government is holding up construction of a new further education college campus in Banbridge, the Department for the Economy has said.

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Mr W. Brown (Head of Religious Studies) and Mrs H. Evans (Vice Principal) with pupils who won prizes in the Schools' Bible Project 2017.

Competition success for Academy pupils

Pupils from Banbridge Academy were among the winners in the Schools’ Bible Project 2017.

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New prefects for Dromore High

New prefects for Dromore High

Dromore High School has appointed a new team of prefects.

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Boden Shopping Party at New-Bridge

Friends of New-Bridge are hosting a Boden Shopping Party in the College Assembly Hall on Saturday September 23 from 11am - 4pm and admission is free.

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Budding  journalists scoop top prize for school report

Budding journalists scoop top prize for school report

There were celebrations at New-Bridge Integrated College when the news broke that budding journalists at the school had won a coveted prize.

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Dolores Kelly MLA and Cllr Seamus Doyle at St Patrick's College.

Politicians praise hard-working staff and students at St Patrick’s College

SDLP Upper Bann MLA Dolores Kelly and Cllr Seamus Doyle have expressed their delight at the 100 per cent pass rate at A Level and GCSE achieved by the students of St Patrick’s College, Banbridge.

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Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

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Gain new skills at Regional College

Gain new skills at Regional College

If you have just received your results and are unsure what to do next, then look no further than Southern Regional College (SRC) - the Best Performing College in Northern Ireland.

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Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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New Bridge Integrated wins prestiguous peace prize

New Bridge Integrated wins prestiguous peace prize

New-Bridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland has been named the laureate of the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017.

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'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.

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Rachael Jess (pictured with fellow winner Jason Price) receiving their awards from Dr Clifford Boyd, who recently retired as Vice Principal of Stranmillis and was the Chief Guest Speaker at the Awards Celebration event.

A hat-trick of academic awards for local trio of trainee teachers

Local students - Hayley Thompson, Sarah Ann McCullough and Rachael Jess - bagged a hat-trick of prestigious awards for outstanding academic achievement from Stranmillis University at the College’s recent Awards Ceremony.

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Local pupils mark Waterbus milestone

Local pupils mark Waterbus milestone

Pupils from Banbridge have been helping the Waterbus to mark an important milestone.

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Drumadonnell leavers’ assemblyol

Drumadonnell leavers’ assemblyol

A special Leavers’ Assembly was held in Drumadonnell Primary School on Tuesday June 27 at which the achievements of the Primary 7 pupils were recognised and celebrated.

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School bids farewell to Vice Principal

School bids farewell to Vice Principal

New Bridge Integrated College has bid farewell to its Vice Principal Mrs Paula Hasson, who is leaving the school after 20 years.

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Platform Party at the Years 8 - 11 Celebration of Success Presentation of Certificates & Awards at New-Bridge Integrated College are Principal Anne Anderson, Guest of Honour Lee Doran, Senior Teachers Hilary Harbinson & Andy Tate, Junior Prize-Giving Co-Ordinator Gareth Thompson and Vice Principal Paula Hassson �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1726-243EB

Past pupil goes back to school for prize day

A past pupil New-Bridge Integrated College, Mr Lee Doran, made a welcome return to the school when he was guest of honour at the recent Junior Prize Day.

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NewBridge Integrated pupils say ‘no’ to cyberbullying

NewBridge Integrated pupils say ‘no’ to cyberbullying

Students at New Bridge Integrated College have been learning more about cyber bullying and how to stop it.

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New Bridge students on the run

New Bridge students on the run

Staff, pupils and friends of New Bridge Integrated College took to the streets recently for a 5K run.

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