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Lurgan student inspired by animator

Young people from across Northern Ireland, including Maja Ochojska from Lurgan College, were inspired to consider careers in filmmaking by the CEO of an Oscar-nominated animation studio at a special event organised by Into Film.

Education
School celebrates Glenavon partnership

School celebrates Glenavon partnership

Recently representatives from a number of sporting disciplines within the Lurgan area, community leaders, governors, councillors and members from the Education Authority met at Lurgan Junior High School to celebrate and support the partnership between the school and Glenavon Football Club.

Education
St Ronan’s College students mark International Women’s Day

St Ronan’s College students mark International Women’s Day

Pupils from St Ronan’s College recently joined 250 women from across Northern Ireland at Titanic Belfast to mark International Women’s Day.

Education
John O'Dowd

SF slam DUP in education row

Sinn Fein has slammed claims by DUP MP David Simpson that it was former Education Minister John O’Dowd’s own ‘political agenda’ that prevented investment in the controlled sector.

Education
Pupils at St Francis' PS ready to get gardening at their new allotment

Ground-breaking primary school sets up allotments for local community

A ground-breaking school project has led to the creation of Lurgan’s first community allotment at St Francis’ Primary School.

Education

IN PICTURES: Lurgan Junior High students raise money for charity

There was plenty of colour at Lurgan Junior High School recently when students from Year 8 and 9 came together to take part in a Colour Run in aid of charity.

Education

Who makes the final call if your child's school needs to close due to snow?

Parents are waiting with baited breath to see if schools around Northern Ireland are set to close later this week after the host of weather warnings issues.
Education
Local children battle it out in school’s quiz

Local children battle it out in school’s quiz

Lurgan Credit Union Limited recently held the annual School’s Quiz competition, searching for two teams of four fearless schoolchildren who can make it through to the national final of the All Ireland Credit Union Schools Quiz.

Education
Doug Beattie MLA

MLAs back campaign for new Education Hub

Three Upper Bann MLAs have backed a ground-breaking plan to build a state of the art educational hub in Lurgan.

Education
Craigavon Senior High School, Lurgan.

Call for new state-of-the-art £38m Lurgan education hub

Local politicians have been urged to back a campaign to build a £38m state of the art educational hub at the Lurgan campus of Craigavon Senior High School.

Education
Weather warnings have been issued by both Met Eireann and the Met Office.

Some Craigavon and Lurgan schools shut early due to weather

A number of Lurgan primary schools have closed early due to the worsening weather conditions.

Education
St Teresa's Primary School principal, Eunan Kearney pictured in the school carpark where the school bus has difficulty getting parked at times due to parents taking up the designated bus space. INLM02-201.

School children’s lives put at risk

A Lurgan primary school principal has warned that children’s lives could be at risk because of dangerous parking by some parents and carers.

Crime
Lurgan Young Entrepreneurs celebrate success at market

Lurgan Young Entrepreneurs celebrate success at market

A number of students from local schools, including St Ronan’s College and Ceara School Lurgan recently participated in the Young Enterprise programme, showcasing their products for sale to the public at St George’s Market, Belfast in December.

Education
Artists impression of the new Southern Regional College campus in Craigavon

Southern Regional College submits plans for new £45m Craigavon campus

Plans for a new £45m state-of-the-art Southern Regional College (SRC) campus at Craigavon Lakes have been submitted to Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon Council.

Education
Energy for Children Charity Liaison Officer, Geri Wright, congratulates pupils from Brookfield School on receiving funding for equipment for an outdoor sensory classroom to aid learning and improve social interaction.

Trust helps pupils become active learners

Pupils at Brookfield School, Moira are celebrating after receiving funding from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust for new pieces of sensory equipment to complete an outdoor classroom.

Education
Open Day at St John The Baptist

Open Day at St John The Baptist

St John The Baptist’s College is hosting an Open Day on January 13 next year.

Education
Carrick open evening

Don't miss Carrick Primary school open evening

Parents are invited to an open evening at Carrick Primary school and nursery unit on Wednesday, December 6.
News
Dwyer Coleman of St Francis PS

St Francis PS awarded International Schools Status at special ceremony

A primary school in Lurgan has been awarded International Status, one of only five schools in the whole of Northern Ireland to achieve this accolade.

Education
Teacher Gavin McNaney.

Tributes to ‘inspirational teacher’

Tributes have been paid to a former teacher at Saint Catherine’s College in Armagh who died on Saturday after a short illness.

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