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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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Rachel scoops award at Big Bang Fair

Rachel scoops award at Big Bang Fair

Banbridge Academy student Rachel Newell has shown that she can get creative with electronics after scooping a top award at the recent Big Bang Fair.

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Mark Orr

Academy duo on new controlled schools body

Banbridge Academy is strongly represented on the new advocacy body set up to represent the views of controlled schools across Northern Ireland.

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Pupils at New Bridge get healthy and active

Pupils at New Bridge get healthy and active

Pupils from New Bridge Integrated College recently took part in Healthy Eating Week at the school.

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Pictured at the Launch of "Memories from Dromore Central Primary School" were Denise McGuigan, Jane Russell, Christine Robinson, Elizabeth McDonald and Wendy Tate �Paul Byrne Photography INBL1724-207PB

Memories of Dromore Central captured in print

June 2016 marked the end of an era for the community of Dromore, as Dromore Central Primary School Building on the Banbridge Road finally closed its doors after serving faithfully the children of Dromore from 1938.

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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.

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Mr Des O'Hagan, principal of St Mary's Primary School, Banbridge.

Parents’ delight as children secure places at St Mary’s

St Mary’s Primary School, Banbridge has been given the green light to increase its P1 intake from September.

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Mr Jamie Maguire
Student Assistant at Railway Street Presbyterian Church, Lisburn.

Service of Licensing at Banbridge Church

A Service of Licensing of Mr Jamie Maguire as a probationer for the Christian ministry will be held in Banbridge Road Presbyterian Church, Dromore on Sunday, June 11 at 7.00pm.

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Emma crowned Learner of the Year

Emma crowned Learner of the Year

New-Bridge pupil Emma McGladdery was awarded CEA Learner of the Year for Technology and Innovation within the Occupational Studies qualification at an award ceremony on Tuesday April 25 at Titanic Belfast.

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Edenderry's "Cant Stop the Feeling" girls on stage �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1721-213EB

Lip Sync tribute to Mechelle puts a big smile on everyone’s face

Friday night was a very special night for the many friends, and family, of the late Mechelle Harshaw.

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Local schools get ‘cash for clobber’ with new council competition

Local schools get ‘cash for clobber’ with new council competition

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council are encouraging school children across the borough to grab their garb and get pounds for pullovers, pyjamas and party dresses as part of the colossal Cash for Clobber competition.

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Students from Banbridge honoured at ceremony

Students from Banbridge honoured at ceremony

Over 100 Students from local high schools celebrated their success recently at an awards ceremony for students participating on the School Partnerships’ Programme (SPP) at Southern Regional College, Banbridge Campus.

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Mr Des O'Hagan, principal of St Mary's Primary School, Banbridge.

Parents back school’s plea for third P1 class

Disgruntled parents whose children have been denied places at St Mary’s Primary School in Banbridge have backed the school’s plea for a third P1 class.

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John O'Dowd, Sinn Fein

Former Minister backs push for extra P1 places

Former Education Minister John O’Dowd says he’ll support St Mary’s Primary School in its fight for a third P1 class, in order to help meet the growing demand for places at Catholic Maintained primary schools in the Banbridge area.

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