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Academy duo on new controlled schools body

Banbridge Academy is strongly represented on the new advocacy body set up to represent the views of controlled schools across Northern Ireland.

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Pictured at the Launch of "Memories from Dromore Central Primary School" were Denise McGuigan, Jane Russell, Christine Robinson, Elizabeth McDonald and Wendy Tate �Paul Byrne Photography INBL1724-207PB

Memories of Dromore Central captured in print

June 2016 marked the end of an era for the community of Dromore, as Dromore Central Primary School Building on the Banbridge Road finally closed its doors after serving faithfully the children of Dromore from 1938.

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Dromore High raises funds for rugby tour with golf day

Dromore High raises funds for rugby tour with golf day

Dromore High School has organised a Golf Day on Friday June 16 at Edenmore Golf Club to raise money for the school’s rugby tour to South Africa in 2019.

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Mr Des O'Hagan, principal of St Mary's Primary School, Banbridge.

Parents’ delight as children secure places at St Mary’s

St Mary’s Primary School, Banbridge has been given the green light to increase its P1 intake from September.

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Edenderry's "Cant Stop the Feeling" girls on stage �Edward Byrne Photography INBL1721-213EB

Lip Sync tribute to Mechelle puts a big smile on everyone’s face

Friday night was a very special night for the many friends, and family, of the late Mechelle Harshaw.

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Staff and pupils welcome HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to Dromore Central Primary School. Photo by Simon Graham Photography

Duchess praises well behaved pupils as she opens new school

Governors, staff and pupils at Dromore Central Primary were delighted to welcome The Duchess of Cornwall to their school last Wednesday (May 10).

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Mr Des O'Hagan, principal of St Mary's Primary School, Banbridge.

Parents back school’s plea for third P1 class

Disgruntled parents whose children have been denied places at St Mary’s Primary School in Banbridge have backed the school’s plea for a third P1 class.

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John O'Dowd, Sinn Fein

Former Minister backs push for extra P1 places

Former Education Minister John O’Dowd says he’ll support St Mary’s Primary School in its fight for a third P1 class, in order to help meet the growing demand for places at Catholic Maintained primary schools in the Banbridge area.

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Mr Des O'Hagan, principal of St Mary's Primary School, Banbridge.

Not enough places in area’s Catholic schools: Principal makes plea for additional P1 class

The principal of a local primary school has urged the Department of Education to give him a third P1 class in order to help alleviate the oversubscription problem in the Banbridge area.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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Katie makes her debut at schools rowing regatta

Katie makes her debut at schools rowing regatta

New-Bridge Integrated College A Level Student, Katie Canniford, was delighted to participate in the Schools All Ireland Rowing Regatta, which was held in Limerick on Sunday April 23.

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Ciara McIlmoyle Young Enterprise, Year 10 students Nadia Howard, Rebecca Magee, Ryan McDowell , Ryan Neill and mentor Stephen Houston from QuizFortune.

Students get Digital in Youth Programme

Students from Dromore High took part in the Digital Youth Programme where students get to compete for work placements in local digital businesses and learn from local Digital Ambassadors.

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Books

Top 20 books you claim to have read (but probably haven't)

Four in ten of us claim to have read a book they've never picked up in order to appear more cultured in front of friends.

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New Bridge pupils jump on board as the BBC bus rolls into school

New Bridge pupils jump on board as the BBC bus rolls into school

There was a great buzz at New Bridge Integrated College recently when the school welcomed a team of BBC media crew on site to help students record a radio report on the benefits on integrated education.

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BBC crew comes to New-Bridge

Pupils of New-Bridge Integrated College welcomed a team of BBC media crew on site to help students record a radio report on the benefits on integrated education.

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Pupils of Dromore Central PS with treats at the ready for their Valentine bun sale

Dromore Central’s Valentine cake sale raises funds for Rachel

Staff and pupils at Dromore Central Primary School showed how big a heart they have this Valentine’s day, when they held a charity bun sale to raise funds for past pupil Rachel Cunningham.

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Bank of Ireland representatives arrived on Monday 20 February to present New-Bridge A Level Art Student Beth McDaniel with a Junk Kouture silver ticket for the regional finals in the Millennium Forum.

Vote to support Beth in regional final

Bank of Ireland representatives arrived on Monday, February 20 to present New-Bridge A Level Art Student Beth McDaniel with a Junk Kouture silver ticket for the regional finals in the Millennium Forum, Derry on Monday, March 6.

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The class at New Bridge

Climb to Cloughmore Stone

Pupils from New Bridge Integrated College, Year 13 Duke of Edinburgh team completed their first practice walk on Saturday, February 18.

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Ulster Unionist politicians Jo-Anne Dobson and Councillor Glenn Barr have welcomed the granting of planning approval for the new Banbridge SRC Campus.

‘Good news for Banbridge and those who use campus’

UUP Assembly candidate Jo-Anne Dobson and Cllr Glenn Barr have welcomed the approval of planning permission for a new state-of-the-art college campus in Banbridge.

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Aoife Todd

Carson award for two students

Two students from New-Bridge Integrated, Aoife-Marie Todd and Jessica Quinn, have been named recipients of the Carson Bursary 2017.

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