Roe Valley PS qualify for finals of Road Safety NI quiz

A team from Roe Valley Integrated Primary School, Limavady, has qualified for the finals of the Northern Ireland Primary School Road Safety quiz involving teams from all over Northern Ireland.

A teenager on their mobile

'Help us keep kids safe online' appeal Northern Ireland teachers

Local teachers have backed police calls for parents to talk to their children about staying safe online.
Carol Magill, the CIM Network Manager

CIM expands to meet growing demand in Northern Ireland

The Chartered Institute of Marketing has announced further expansion with the opening of a new study centre in the North West.

Strangford MLA Kellie Armstrong will host the meeting outlining the Private Members Bill.

Local MLA hosts public meeting for integrated education

A public meeting is set to be held in response to the forthcoming Integrated Education Bill in the new NI Assembly.

Primary seven boys from Termoncanice P.S. learn about the skills in barbering from students at North West Regional College  in Limavady.

Termoncanice pupils get a taste of college life at NWRC

Primary seven pupils from Termoncanice primary school in Limavady have spent a morning at North West Regional College experiencing life at college.

A little genius

Five ways to make your child a creative genius

Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than any other species.

Derry Central Library

Library hosts free SafeTALK workshop

Derry Central Library is holding a free SafeTALK workshop, led by Gary Kane from Action Mental Health on Friday January 27 from 10:30am – 1:00pm.

NI Primary School Road Safety Quiz is launched by Department for Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard and Megan McKeown. They are joined by Joan Kinnaird from event organisers Road Safe NI and Jonathan McKeown from sponsors CRASH Services.  There are 11 heats in each super council areas in January and February before the NI finals take place in February.

Road Safety NI quiz for schools

Primary Schools in the Londonderry area are being urged to enter their local heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz.

School registration closing date nears

School registration closing date nears

Parents and guardians are reminded that the closing date for applications for admission to pre-school and primary schools is noon on Wednesday, January 11 2017.

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Local people get New Year honours

The founder of Foyle School of Speech and Drama Sandra Biddle has been awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

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Loreto College shocked at tragic death of pupil with ‘passion for sport’

The Coleraine schoolboy killed in a suspected hit an run incident at the weekend was considering a career in sport.

Almost three-quarters of secondary schools in the UK use surveillance software.

Surveillance software installed on secondary school pupils’ own devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

Overweight children

TV ads blamed for overweight children

Children eat nearly two fifth more calories if they watch TV ads for junk food, even if they are full.


Paralympic champ Jason’s joyous Eglinton homecoming

The village of Eglinton ground to a halt today as it welcomed home Paralympic star Jason Smyth.

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File photo dated 02/03/12 of an exam in progress

‘Porn lessons’ suggested by teachers union to safeguard Northern Ireland school children

‘Porn lessons’ in Northern Ireland schools could help address young people’s fears of addiction, according to a leading educationalist.


North West Regional College Freshers Week

The North West Regional College have held their freshers week.
More than 10 per cent of teachers left the state sector in 2015.

Five things you need to know on your first day of school – as a teacher

As the new school year approaches, many newly qualified teachers will be eagerly preparing for their first proper teaching post – with nerves and lesson planning aplenty. But despite those first day butterflies and the new-term excitement, my research has found that many teachers actually find their first teaching job to be much more difficult than they expected.

Thousands of school pupils are awaiting exam results

EXAM RESULTS: Advice available for A-Level and GCSE students

A dedicated examinations advice helpline has been set up to provide guidance to students who are expecting A-Level and GCSE results.


Bookstart week at local libraries

This year’s National Bookstart Week runs from 6 - 12 June 2016 and babies and pre-school children (age 0-4) and their parents/carers can enjoy special Rhythm and Rhyme sessions in libraries across Northern Ireland.

New shared campus for Limavady schools confirmed

New shared campus for Limavady schools confirmed

The confirmation of £43 million funding to build a shared campus between Limavady High School and St Mary’s has been welcomed locally.

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