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We will be working to promote controlled schools and the sector.  If you have something to celebrate, please let us know.

Sara McCracken CSSC, Dr Andy Brown and Dr Anne Heaslett, Stranmillis University College

CSSC Fundraiser in aid of Cancer Focus NI

24 May 2019

An incredibly successful fundraiser for Cancer Focus NI was held on 22 May at CSSC offices. Thanks to all who helped us smash our target of £2,000.  

Harmony North

Harmony North in groundbreaking music project

07 May 2019

Harmony North was launched in August 2015 and is made up of six schools in the North Belfast area, three of which are controlled schools including Belfast Model School for Girls, Belfast Boys’ Model School and Cedar Lodge.

Kilbride Central Primary School

Alex the German bear visits Kilbride Central Primary School

29 April 2019

Children at Kilbride Central Primary School have enjoyed a visit from Alex the bear as part of the UK-German Connection bears programme.

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Diversity and inclusivity showcased in controlled schools’ report

11 April 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council has today, Thursday 11 April, released its latest analysis of the controlled education sector.

Carrickmannon Primary School

Exceptional pastoral care rewarded at two controlled schools

10 April 2019

Carrickmannon Primary School, Ballygowan and Knockavoe School, Strabane have been recognised for their exceptional pastoral care at an awards ceremony hosted by the Department of Education and the Public Health Agency (PHA) at Stormont.

Staff and pupils of Ballyclare High School with gratitude journals from the Itty Bitty Book Co

Ballyclare High School taking a mindful approach

08 April 2019

Ballyclare High School is one of two schools in Northern Ireland that are involved in the Myriad trial funded by The Wellcome Trust. This trial involves a total of 84 schools across UK.

RH Students Going into Space

Intelligent connectivity inspires local pupils to change the world

01 April 2019

MWC Barcelona is the largest mobile event in the world, showcasing the latest in innovation and cutting edge technology.

Japanese research lessons

Using Japanese lesson study to improve teaching and learning

27 March 2019

As part of the CSSC building capacity programme the use of Japanese research lessons has been explored by senior leaders in controlled schools.

Participants at the Cool Academy

Raising the profile of controlled schools

20 March 2019

Controlled schools have been learning how to develop a strategic communications plan to raise their profile.

Craigavon Senior High rugby team lift trophy following victory

Craigavon Senior High School rugby team does the double

18 March 2019

Craigavon Senior High School has secured the ‘double’ for the first time in the school’s history, notching up a resounding win against Ballyclare Secondary School in the Danske Bank Ulster U16 High Schools Trophy Final Thursday 14 March at the Kingspan Stadium, home of Ulster Rugby.