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Academy pupils put salad on the menu

This year the Year 10 Home Economics pupils from Banbridge Academy participated in a New Product Development assignment in the Summer term with Avondale Foods.

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Staff at New-Bridge Integrated College Art Department is delighted to announce that GCSE student Nathan Hood is the overall winner of the Carson Prize Key Stage 4 2018. Fellow GCSE student Alexandra Savage came highly commended in the same competition.

Nathan wins Carson Prize

New-Bridge Integrated College Art Department is delighted to announce that GCSE student Nathan Hood is the overall winner of the Carson Prize Key Stage 4 2018.

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ACAD Poppin Winners Girls NI Finals - Hannah Kelso, Mrs C Fitzsimons MBE (YE Chief Executive), Alex Shields, Michelle Hamilton, Hannah Jordan.

Poppin’ scoop major order for Pop Sockets

Banbridge Academy’s Young Enterprise team Poppin’ was crowned the Young Enterprise Company of the Year 2018 at the prestigious awards ceremony in Belfast City Hall.

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P3 pupils Lydia Briggs and Theo Souch present a picture to Thai adoption officials Miss Chintana Watcharakul and Mr Suthi Jantarawong during their visit to Dromore Central Primary School. Also pictured are teachers Miss McKeown and Mrs Mackay.

Dromore school welcomes Thai visitors

A delegation of officials from the Child Adoption Center in Bangkok and the Thai Children’s Welfare Department visited Dromore Central Primary School last week.

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IN PICTURES: New-Bridge Integrated students welcome Taoiseach to College

Students and staff at New-Bridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland were delighted to host Taoiseach Leo Varadkar when he visited the school recently.

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Dromore High hosts nutrition workshop

Dromore High hosts nutrition workshop

The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) hosted its very first practical workshop for Food and Nutrition teachers at Dromore High School recently.

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Plan highlights shortage of places at Catholic primary schools

Plan highlights shortage of places at Catholic primary schools

The oversubscription problem within Catholic maintained primary schools in the Banbridge area has been highlighted in the Education Authority’s latest Annual Action Plan.

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Entrepreneurship shines in Banbridge

Entrepreneurship shines in Banbridge

Students from Banbridge Academy joined more than 500 budding entrepreneurs, who set up businesses with Young Enterprise this year, to mark their achievements at ‘The Big Celebration ’18.

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A computer-generated image of how the new SRC Banbridge Campus will look when complete.

Funding approved: New college development a step closer

Southern Regional College’s plan for a campus new build project in Banbridge has moved a step closer after the Department for the Economy approved funding for the multi-million pound development.

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New-Bridge Integrated  students cook up a storm

New-Bridge Integrated students cook up a storm

Pupils at New-Bridge Integrated College cooked up a storm recently thanks to a visit from a renowned chef.

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Bridge Integrated Primary pupils get the red carpet treatment

Bridge Integrated Primary pupils get the red carpet treatment

Six representatives from Bridge Integrated Primary School have returned home after a whirlwind trip to London’s South Bank for the Into Film Awards.

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‘QuickStart’ into business for students

‘QuickStart’ into business for students

Students from Banbridge Academy recently celebrated the completion of the ‘QuickStart Programme’ with Young Enterprise NI.

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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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Rory Best has been capped more than 100 times by Ireland

Rory Best to receive honorary degree from Queen’s University

Queen’s University has named Ulster Rugby’s Rory Best as one of its honorary graduates.

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New-Bridge student Holly awarded Carson Bursary

New-Bridge student Holly awarded Carson Bursary

New-Bridge Integrated College is delighted to announce that Year 14 Art and Design Student Holly Kemp has been awarded the Cason Bursary 2017-2018.

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Dromore beekeepers are buzzing about new course

Dromore beekeepers are buzzing about new course

Dromore Bee Keepers Association are offering an accredited beekeeping training for beginners in conjunction with the Federation of Irish Beekeepers which commences in January 2018.

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Southern Regional College, Banbridge Campus �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1620-237EB

Work will soon start on new college

Southern Regional College’s commitment to serving its communities across the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon (ABC) area has never been stronger, according to Chief Executive Brian Doran.

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New-Bridge contract awarded.

Contractor appointed for New-Bridge project

Tyrone-based Western Building Systems has been awarded a £1m replacement contract at New-Bridge Integrated College, Banbridge, where it will replace a number of modular classrooms.

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Kevin Creery and Paul Carvill of Health Kidz Team

Pioneering ‘Healthy Kidz’ wins top award

A project, pioneered in Lurgan primary schools and aimed at getting kids healthy, has scooped a top award.

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