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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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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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New-Bridge pupils who took part in the Stock Market Challenge competition

Students take up market challenge

New-Bridge pupils from 10BD took part in the Stock Market Challenge competition on January 24 with the guidance of employee mentor Ms McCallister - Danske Bank.

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New-Bridge pupils who attended the Food Heartland careers event

Event cooks up career ideas

Year 10 students from New-Bridge Integrated College took part in a careers showcase hosted by the Food Heartland, along with over 400 schoolchildren from the ABC council area.

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(Amy White, Ellis Taylor, Leah Geddis and Lucy Knox

New-Bridge Integrated team miss out in final of contest

New-Bridge Integrated College teacher Miss Gallagher, from the English Department accompanied four talented year 10 New-Bridge students (Amy White, Ellis Taylor, Leah Geddis and Lucy Knox) to a debating competition in Queens University.

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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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Claire Byrne from Sothern Regional College, Nicola Wilson, Head of Economic Development in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and Lord Mayor Garath Keating with students who attended the Life Sciences Skills and Careers event in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre last week.

Students join Life Sciences Skills and Careers event in Craigavon

Dromore High School pupils were among 50 local students attended a Life Sciences Skills and Careers Event in Craigavon Civic and Conference Centre last week.

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Conor hits the right note with examiners

Conor hits the right note with examiners

Congratulations to Connor Downey who has achieved a ‘Distinction’ in his Grade 8 Musical Theatre Examination.

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Politicians praise Academy for Christmas craft fair

Politicians praise Academy for Christmas craft fair

Exhibitors, supporters and members of Banbridge Academy Association have been praised following Saturday morning’s annual Christmas craft fair.

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Resurfacing programme welcomed

Ulster Unionist Councillor Glenn Barr has welcomed a paving resurfacing programme for Bannview, in Gilford which is due to start soon.

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Bomb squad deal with potentially ‘explosive’ chemical at Lurgan school

Bomb squad deal with potentially ‘explosive’ chemical at Lurgan school

A controlled explosion was carried out after a Lurgan school called in the PSNI to deal with a dangerous chemical.

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Cllr Declan McAlinden with other workers helping to build a school in Africa

Declan puts his talents to good use building schools in South Africa

He’s a grafter and well used to hard work but for years Derrytrasna man Declan McAlinden has been using his well toned muscles and building talents for a great cause.

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Watch: Ulster-born student asks American college students to 'translate Norn Irish'

Watch: Ulster-born student asks American college students to 'translate Norn Irish'

A local student who is now studying at an American university has published a video of what his university colleagues perceive as being the meaning of well known Northern Irish phrases.
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