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Killicomaine Junior High School pupils at Craigavon Watersports Centre

Best GLAMS group award 2019 for Killicomaine

05 July 2019

Girls at Killicomaine Junior High School in Portadown are taking charge of promoting sport in school to increase girls’ participation in physical activity and have recently been awarded the ‘Best GLAMS Group’ Northern Ireland 2019.

CSSC Council members and CSSC staff pictured at Kilkeel Nursery School

CSSC Council meeting in Kilkeel

04 July 2019

The June meeting of Council took place in Kilkeel Nursery School, hosted by Principal and Council representative Grace Trimble.

Council members commented on the fantastic artwork by pupils that decorated all the walls.

CSSC staff with fundraising total for Cancer Focus

£2208 raised for Cancer Focus NI

03 July 2019

Staff at the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) are pleased to have raised £2,208 for Cancer Focus NI in celebration of the memory of Pearse McCormick, former Head of Corporate Services for the organisation.

CSSC logo

Systemic challenges in education need addressed

25 June 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council has today, Wednesday 26 June, called for action to be taken to address the systemic challenges being faced by Northern Ireland’s schools.

Pupils from Moy Regional Primary School and St John’s Primary

Over 59,000 pupils benefit from shared education

25 June 2019

Over 59,000 pupils from across Northern Ireland have been involved in shared education partnerships through the Shared Education Signature Project and Peace IV funds (1).

Mrs McKee, Principal of Cortamlet Primary School and pupils

Cortamlet Primary School is best kept for 2019

25 June 2019

Congratulations to Cortamlet Primary School, crowned ‘Best kept primary school 2019 (southern region).

Cllr Lindsay Millar with Principal of Castle Tower School Raymond McFeeters and Jacqueline Coulter, Principal of Ballymena Nursery with guests.

Celebration of inclusion and diversity in Ballymena

25 June 2019

Ballymena Nursery, Castle Tower Nursery Unit and First Steps Community Playgroup hosted a celebration of inclusion and diversity concert for the pupils’ parents and families in May 2019.

Pupils from Kilcooley Primary School highlight their problem solving skills

Problem solving conference for teachers

25 June 2019

An international conference focused on problem solving in technology rich environments is being hosted by the Controlled Schools’ Support Council on 20 August 2019 in Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College.

Staff from Rathcoole Primary School and Nursery Unit at awards ceremony

Best Principal award for Rathcoole Primary School

18 June 2019

Congratulations to Emma Quinn, Principal of Rathcoole Primary School and Nursery Unit who was awarded “Best Principal” by Families First NI at its ceremony on 15 June.

John Bercow speaking at Grosvenor Grammar School

“Order!, Order!” Mr Speaker John Bercow visits Grosvenor Grammar School

17 June 2019

On Friday 7th June Grosvenor Grammar School was delighted to welcome John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, who took time out of his busy schedule to visit the School.