Cups and trophies awarded

The Girdwood Community hub was packed to capacity for Hazelwood Integrated College’s annual presentation evening which marked another highly successful year at the school.

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Anti-Bullying Week call for Carrick schools and youth groups

With only a few weeks to go before Anti-Bullying Week (November 13-17), schools and youth organisations in Carrickfergus are being urged to register online to access a comprehensive free resource pack linked to this year’s theme, ‘All Equal, All Different, All Together’.

Harry Doyle, Sophie Creighton, Charlotte Bisp, Katie Shannon and Erin McBroom.  INCT 42-723-CON

Cool FM DJ helps deliver road safety message at Carrick school

Road safety was in focus during a recent roadshow hosted by Carrickfergus Grammar School.
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In pictures: Prize distribution at Carrickfergus Grammar

The exceptional accomplishments of students have been highlighted as Carrickfergus Grammar School held its annual prize distribution recently.

French classes in Carrickfergus.  INCT 40-735-CON

Language programme in running for ‘Kids’ award

A language programme for children which runs classes in Carrick has been announced as a finalist in the What’s On 4 Kids Awards 2017.

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Early spring at Carrick Grammar heralds £1800 boost for charity

Students, staff and governors at Carrickfergus Grammar have planted over 1000 daffodil bulbs along the driveway of the North Road school.

Downshire School in Carrickfergus (image from Google)

Final approval for Carrick College and Downshire ‘merger’

Plans to amalgamate two post-primary schools in Carrickfergus have been rubber stamped by officials this week.

Year 14 pupils Ada Lindsay, Emma Baird and Amy Barnes attended the commemoration with principal Jackie Stewart.

Downshire School ‘honoured’ to take part in Battle of Britain remembrance

Downshire School in Carrick was honoured to take part in a service of remembrance at New Cemetery, Islandmagee recently.

Downshire student Courtney Smyth celebrates her A,B,C grades.

Open afternoon will mark 40th anniversary of Downshire School

An open afternoon will take place at Downshire School in Carrick on Thursday September 28, from 2.00 pm until 6.00 pm to celebrate the school’s 40th anniversary.

Motorists warned against illegal parking at schools

Motorists warned against illegal parking at schools

Police are advising motorists against illegal parking in the vicinity of Carrick schools.

Downshire pupils Katy McCullough and Rachel Watson pictured with their mums and Year Head Mrs Rodgers. Both girls achieved all top grades, A*-C.

STEM subjects among top performing at Downshire

There were celebrations all round in Downshire School on Thursday as students arrived to receive many excellent GCSE results.

Smiles at Carrickfergus Grammar from Olivia Moore; Hannah Mckay; Robyn Clarke; Connie Smyth; Alannah Moore; Evie Bennett; Sarah Hendawy; Courtney Blair.

‘Pupils have worked with grit and determination’ says Carrick Grammar head

Carrickfergus Grammar’s GCSE results show what can be achieved by “high quality teaching, supportive parenting, and committed, ambitious young people, principal Kieran Mulvenna has said.

Jack Cooper and his parents at Carrick College

Time for celebration at Carrickfergus College

Today saw Carrickfergus College’s North Road site open from the early hours.

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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Record GCSE results at Ulidia College

Ulidia Integrated College has recorded the highest GCSE results in the college’s history with 67.12 per cent of pupils gaining five or more A*-C grades.

(From left) Amy Quinn , Durham Uni for modern languages; Caroline Patterson - QUB French and Spanish; Chris Obasi, Uni College London for computer science; Josh Boyd, PWC apprenticeship; Simon Gregory, Bath for nechanical engineering; Ian Woodside, QUB for mechanical engineering; Matthew Edgar, QUB for maths and finance; Kyle Hutton, QUB for mechanical engineering.

Best results in history of Carrick Grammar

The best A-level results in the 55-year history of Carrickfergus Grammar were achieved by the school’s Year 14 pupils last Thursday.

Noah Barnley celebrating his top grades at AS level with his mum and brother.

‘Dedication’ of Carrickfergus College pupils praised

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

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.

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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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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