CSSC loves to work with controlled schools to promote and celebrate pupils' success. If you have something to showcase, please let us know. Additional information can be found under publications.

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CSSC office - Covid-19 update

24 March 2020

Due to the present circumstances, and the most recent government advice, the CSSC Office is closing with immediate effect from, Tuesday 24 March 2020, until further notice.

Group photo of AGS pop up restaurant

Antrim Grammar School Pop Up Restaurant

02 March 2020

On Saturday 8 February 2020, Year 13 students from Antrim Grammar School (AGS) organised and ran a community Pop Up Restaurant. It was the first of its kind in Northern Ireland within a school setting!

CSSC and CCMS share learning

CSSC and CCMS share learning

02 March 2020

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) education team recently met with the education team from the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) at Stranmillis University College, Belfast.

Doagh Primary School receives Gold Sustrans Active Travel Award

Doagh Primary School celebrate receiving Gold Sustrans Active Travel award

25 February 2020

Staff and students at Doagh Primary School celebrated receiving their Gold Sustrans Active Travel award on Friday 24 January.

Growing Science project at Irish Society Primary School and Nursery Unit

Growing Science at The Irish Society’s Primary School and Nursery Unit

24 February 2020

The Irish Society’s Primary School and Nursery Unit in Coleraine is reaping the benefits of funding awarded by The Royal Society, London. The funding supports teaching and learning providing an exciting programme of science throughout the school. 


£10 million for education welcomed

17 February 2020

Barry Mulholland, CSSC Chief Executive welcomes £10 million additional funds to address educational pressures.

CSSC meeting with UUP Education Spokesperson Robbie Butler

CSSC highlight current issues for controlled schools

12 February 2020

CSSC met with Robbie Butler MLA at Parliament Buildings to discuss current challenges facing controlled schools.

Barry Mulholland, CSSC and Carla Lockhart DUP

CSSC in conversation with Carla Lockhart, DUP

03 February 2020

Carla Lockhart, MP for Upper Bann met with Barry Mulholland CEO of the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) on Monday 3 February to discuss the challenges facing controlled schools and the wider education system in Northern Ireland.

Sign Language Programme

CSSC partner with Action Deaf Youth

27 January 2020

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has secured funding for the second time from the Department for Communities’ Sign Language Partnership Group to deliver its programme of sign language workshops.

Coagh Ps Barry's visit

CSSC Chief Executive visits Coagh Primary School, Cookstown

17 January 2020

Barry Mulholland, Chief Executive of the Controlled Schools' Support Council, visited Coagh Primary School, Cookstown on 16 January 2020.