It's nearly time for the annual Balmoral Show and as principal sponsors Ulster Bank are working in partnership with the Health & Safety Executive NI, the Farm Safety Partnership, and the Ulster Farmers Union to encourage children to be more aware of the risks that can arise when playing on a farm.
Live To Play is a road safety campaign developed by Ulster GAA to help empower members and wider communities to reduce death and serious injury on our roads. The Live To Play website can be accessed at http://ulster.gaa.ie/livetoplay/
Ellen Mooney, a pupil of St John the Baptist College, Portadown, recently won first place in the All Ireland Credit Union poster competition. Ellen is pictured together with her winning poster which won first place at Local Level, Chapter Level and National Level in the 14 - 17 years Special Category of the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) annual Art Competition.
St Bernard’s Primary School, Glengormley became the only school in Northern Ireland to achieve the ‘iTeach Champion School Award’ for 2016-17 and one of only three ever to receive the award. Three teaching staff also received the 'Silver iTeach Award’ for promoting excellence in teaching and learning using the iPad and one teacher received the 'Gold iTeach Award' for excellence in leadership, teaching and learning using the iPad.
Pupils from Holy Cross Primary School recently took part in the Newry, Mourne and Down heat of the Northern Ireland Road Safety Quiz organised by Road Safe NI.
St. Oliver Plunkett Primary School, Belfast is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School, the first primary school in Ireland to receive such an accolade.