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‘Dedication’ of Carrickfergus College pupils praised

Pupils, parents and teachers were delighted this morning with both AS and A2 results at Carrickfergus College.

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Downshire students Kirsty Caldwell and Megan Dunne received their A-level results from Downshire principal Mrs Stewart. Kirsty achieved grades B, B, B and is pictured with her mum. Megan achieved grades A, A and B

‘Celebrations all round’ at Downshire School

There were “celebrations all round” in Downshire School, Carrickfergus, today (Thursday) as students arrived to receive “excellent” A-level results, principal Jackie Stewart has said.

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Mr. Houston, principal of Ulidia Integrated College, congratulates top performing pupil Megan White on attaining two A* and two As at A Level.

‘Another excellent set of examination results’ says Ulidia head

Ulidia Integrated College in Carrick has reported another increase in the number of students attaining top grades at A-level or equivalent.

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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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Hannah Johnston from Ballymena, who is doing a HLA course (Higher Level Apprenticeship) in Engineering at the College's Ballymena Campus.

Go further with Northern Regional College

Northern Regional College has introduced a number of new courses, including Foundation Degrees and Higher Level Apprenticeships, to give A Level students the benefit of accessing higher education without the burden of student debt.

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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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Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

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Shirin Murphy, Collections Access Officer at Carrickfergus Museum and Sarah McMurran look at a collection of old Carrick school registers.. Included are Gareth Hamilton, outgoing principal of Sunnylands Primary and Bobby Todd.

Carrick schools make history at museum

A Carrick primary school has made a very special donation to the town’s museum recalling bygone days in the town’s classrooms.

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Sunnylands head moves to Larne

The principal of Sunnylands Primary School will be taking up a new post in Larne in September.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

Wilson to raise new school minibus regulation with Transport Minister

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson will be raising the issue of school minibus drivers with Transport Minister Chris Grayling.

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Leah Crooks, who is graduating with a degree in Law and Politics from the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.

Battle against Crohn’s no barrier for Leah

Queen’s student, Leah Crooks from Whitehead has graduated with a degree in law and politics whilst recovering from major surgery.

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Andrew McNeill

The sky is the limit for Physics graduate Andrew McNeill

Today is a double celebration for Queen’s University PhD student a today as he graduates and prepares to jet off to the USA to track down “killer asteroids”.

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Larne and Inver Primary pupils.

Pupils try their hand at growing ‘monsters’

Green-fingered primary pupils have been planting ‘monster veg’ for the Mid and East Antrim Flower Show which takes place in August.

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Peter Arthurs

Tributes to Third Carrick musician

Tribute has been paid to Third Carrick musician Peter Arthurs who died suddenly on Tuesday.

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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

Anger over loss of school patrol in Eden

East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has condemned the Education Authority for removing the provision of a school crossing patrol at Eden Primary School in Carrickfergus.

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Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Ballycarry pupils hear of the day a wartime general opened their school

Pupils of Ballycarry Primary School have heard about the day the school was officially opened by village general Sir James Steele.

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As they are - Newlands players reunited.

Newlands reunited for special match

A special reunion of football teams from Newlands Primary School in Magheramorne has taken place, on the soccer pitch.

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School forges historical link

Ballycarry Primary School pupils paid tribute to general Sir James Stuart Steele last week during a visit to the Northern Ireland War Memorial.

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