'Bullying doesn’t stop when school stops' warns NSPCC
The NSPCC’s Childline service in Northern Ireland is reminding children and parents that just because it’s the middle of the school holidays, there is often no holiday from bullying for the many children who experience this misery.
Lurgan schools and youth organisations are being encouraged to register to take part in this year’s Anti-Bullying Week 2017 (November 13-17) and submit entries for its creative arts competition before the deadline of Friday, June 23.
Success for high school students at special awards event
Over 150 students from local high schools celebrated their success recently at an awards ceremony for those participating on the School Partnerships’ Programme (SPP) at Southern Regional College’s Lurgan and Portadown Campuses.
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).
Budding chefs from St. Ronan’s win place on School Cook Off final
Lurgan’s St. Ronan’s College pupils Niamh Bracken and Carla Withers, a team of Year 9 pupils have been named regional finalists of the 2017 Mount Charles Big School Cook Off, and will progress to the grand final in June.