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Bready Jubilee rookies storm to Ulster Hockey Finals

Bready Jubilee Primary School’s hockey team have qualified for the Ulster Championship Finals after winning the Western Region McCloy Cup qualifiers in Omagh earlier this month.

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Limavady students Stephen Nelis, James Scott and Hugh O'Connell with Joanne Sweeney from Sentinus JC17.

NWRC Limavady students join ‘IT crowd’

A programme to teach young people about the skills required to make it in the IT industry visited students at Limavady’s North West Regional College recently.

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Hannah and Rachel.

Londonderry students honoured for work with Down’s Syndrome, ChildLine and HURT

In recognition of the exemplary work they carry out in their local community, two Londonderry students have been honoured at the 2017 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards gala awards’ ceremony, held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin.

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Guitar and song.

Seachtain na Gaeilge week at Loreto

Seachtain na Gaelige (Irish Week) was celebrated at Loreto College as St Patrick’s Day approached, with a whole range of activities to celebrate all things Irish – language, culture, history and music.

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Children from Roe Valley Primary School who were runners-up in the local heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz held at the Lodge Hotel, Coleraine. Included is (front centre) Chief Inspector Ian Magee who presented the prizes, (back row from left) Joanne O'Donnell, teacher, Peter Melarkey, Joan Kinnaird, Road Safety Council, Sydney Henry, Roads Policing and Sam Knox, Road Safety Council.

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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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North West Regional College Freshers Week

The North West Regional College have held their freshers week.
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