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School leaders to meet with MPs over education funding

26 January 2019

Representatives from the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) will highlight ongoing concerns over the shortfall in the education budget at a meeting of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on Monday 28 January 2019.

Barry Mulholland, CSSC Chief Executive pictured with Dr Anne Heaslett, Principal of Stranmillis University College .

CSSC and SUC affirm commitment to collaboration

21 January 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and Stranmillis University College (SUC) have today, Monday, 21 January 2019, signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations.

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CSSC welcomes £40m investment in schools

21 January 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has today, Monday, 21 January 2019, welcomed the announcement that £40million is to be invested in schools.

The Bar Mock Trial winning team from Banbridge Academy

Controlled school wins local Bar Mock Trial

15 January 2019

The Banbridge Academy Bar Mock Trial team participated in the Northern Ireland heat of the Bar Mock Trial competition on Saturday 24 November at the Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast. 

Pupils from Banbridge Academy receiving the Action MS Golden Boot

Banbridge Academy wins Action MS' Bronze Boot

15 January 2019

At the recent Action MS Awards ceremony in Belfast, Banbridge Academy were once again delighted to win the prestigious Bronze Boot. 

Pupils participating in the Dutch exchange trip

Broadening horizons in Enniskillen - the Dutch Exchange Programme

09 January 2019

Local students from Devenish College and St Joseph’s College in Enniskillen have had a fantastic opportunity over the past 15 years to learn about Dutch life and culture.  The two schools have an exchange programme with Dr Mollercollege’ school in Wallwick, Holland. 

Caleb Beacom and Katie Withers of Elmgrove nursery unit pictured with Jayne Millar, Head of Education Support

Christmas card winners unveiled

17 December 2018

CSSC has today, Monday, December 17, 2018, revealed Katie Withers from Elmgrove Primary School and Nursery Unit as the winner of this year’s Christmas card competition.

Pupils from Kilcooley Primary School in Bangor demonstrate their excellent mathematical skills at the launch of CSSC's Erasmus+ project.

Erasmus+ funding for schools - call for applications

12 December 2018

The Controlled Schools' Support Council is delighted to have secured €140,000 of Erasmus+ funding for its project designed to enhance pupil performance in solving problems within mathematics.


Controlled Schools’ Support Council to give evidence to MPs’ inquiry

04 December 2018

Representatives from the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) will give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on Wednesday 5 December, as part of its inquiry into education funding.


250 primary school children to learn sign language

04 December 2018

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has today, Tuesday 4 December, launched a programme that will enable over 250 primary school children and their parents to learn sign language.