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Chefs wanted for School Cook Off

Post-primary school pupils from Cookstown are being encouraged to enter a competition that aims to uncover cookery talent.

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SDLP Candidate Sharon McAleer

St Brigid’s pupils will be entitled to free transport

Following the closure of St Brigid’s Primary School, Augher, there were concerns that displaced pupils were falling victim to a clerical error that ruled them out of school transport.

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Advice: GCSE results

GCSE results: what should you do next?

Didn’t get the GCSE results you had hoped for? Listen, it’s not the end of the world, so don’t panic.

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NI Fire and Rescue were quickly on the scene

Firefighters tackle blaze at Magherafelt college

Firefighters brought a blaze under control at the Northern Regional College in Magherafelt last night.

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AS Levels: 15 pupils achieved three A grades: Adam Adair, Rachel Brown, Sophie Brown, Ellen Campbell, Ryan Devlin, Catherine Elliott, Kathryn Glendinning, Sarah Henry, Paul McErlean, Patrick McGowan, Alannah McKeown, Caitlin McPeake (Not in Photo), Rachel Neill, Ethan Smyth, Abbie Speers

Rainey Endowed students record some of school’s best results

Rainey Endowed School has praised their pupils at both AS and A2 Level after they achieved outstanding results.

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A Level results: Includes pupils with one or more A Grades at A2 Level.

Cookstown High School celebrates another year with 100 per cent A Level pass rate

Cookstown High School is delighted to recognise the achievements of another very successful group of students at AS and A Level.

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Holy Trinity College issue congratulations to A Level students following ‘outstanding’ results

Holy Trinity College issue congratulations to A Level students following ‘outstanding’ results

Holy Trinity College have issued a huge congratulations to their A Level students after they received outstanding results.

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Laboratory technician

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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Childline sees rise in counselling for Northern Ireland children anxious about exams

Childline is offering support to young people worried about exam results as teenagers across the country wait anxiously for AS and A-Level grades published this week.

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Hannah Johnston from Ballymena, who is doing a HLA course (Higher Level Apprenticeship) in Engineering at the College's Ballymena Campus.

Go further with Northern Regional College

Northern Regional College has introduced a number of new courses, including Foundation Degrees and Higher Level Apprenticeships, to give A Level students the benefit of accessing higher education without the burden of student debt.

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'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.

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Students watching TV

Students urged to claim TV licence refund

As students pack up and move home for the summer, TV Licensing is reminding students they may be entitled to extra holiday spending money in the form of a refund.

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The end of an era was heralded at the end of June in Moneymore Primary School

Moneymore Primary Schools pays heartfelt tribute to inspiring staff

A Mid Ulster primary school has paid its respects to three of its long-serving members of staff.

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Linda Dillon, MLA

Mid Ulster MLA slams £3m cut to uniform grant

Mid Ulster Sinn Féin MLA Linda Dillon has criticized the proposed £3 million cut to school uniforms grant and described it as “an attack on our economically deprived children and families.”

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Aimee is a past pupil of Moneymore Primary School and plays club football for Mid Ulster Ladies.

Form 9 pupil does Mid Ulster proud as she represents Northern Ireland

Congratulations to Rainey Endowed Form 9 pupil Aimee McClure who represented Northern Ireland girls at the recent Friendship Cup soccer tournament in greenisland.

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Mid Ulster Star

Catriona is second in essay contest

A Magherafelt student has been awarded second place in a national essay-writing competition for senior cycle students.

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LOCAL SCHOOLS SCOOP AWARDS: Zoe Salmon, Jennifer Morton Centra, and Rebecca Dalzell Action Cancer along with Ryan Burke, Mrs Bradley (Teacher), Molly McAuley, Fiona Kennedy (Teacher) and Rhiannah O'Neill pictured at the annual Health Action Awards, where St Columba's Primary School, Straw scooped a Gold award. The Awards are part of Action Cancer�"s unique Health Promotion Programme, sponsored by Centra, as part of the brand�"s ��Live Well�" initiative. Fifty schools across Northern Ireland picked up awards for their innovative approach to good health promotion across various areas including, providing healthy meal options, promoting healthy snacks and water, encouraging extra-curricular exercise programmes and running cancer awareness initiatives. A full list of the 2017 award winners is available at www.actioncancer.org

Local schools are honoured at Action Cancer health awards

Local charity Action Cancer and leading convenience brand Centra has recognised thousands of school children across Northern Ireland, including pupils from Mid Ulster schools, at the annual Health Action Awards.

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Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Trevor Wilson joins Sacred Heart Primary School, Rock, Dungannon for a Living History session at Tullaghoge Fort.

School children enjoy Living History at Tullaghoge

Six Mid Ulster primary schools recently enjoyed complimentary tours and Living History sessions delivered by Mid Ulster District Council’s education programme.

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‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

‘Protecting from Hidden Harm’

Agreeing actions to tackle the significant harm many children and young people experience due to parental drug and alcohol misuse was the focus of the ‘Impact: Substance Misuse in the Family’ conference was held in Cookstown by Breakthru.

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Students created a prayer booklet for the Muiredach Cross Award

Students created a prayer booklet for the Muiredach Cross Award

Students from St Ciaran’s College Ballygawley have been working hard for their Muiredach Cross Award.

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