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Listening to the hopes, aspirations and concerns for Northern Ireland's largest education sector

28 June 2017

Issues facing the largest education sector in Northern Ireland have been clearly articulated for the first time.


Special schools disproportionately impacted by minibus restrictions

21 June 2017

The Controlled Schools' Support Council has today, Wednesday, 21 June 2017, highlighted its concerns regarding restrictions on which teachers can drive school minibuses.


CSSC Chief Executive meets HRH Duke of Edinburgh

16 June 2017

On 25 May 2017, Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) Chief Executive, Barry Mulholland, attended the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards at Hillsborough Castle.


Chief Executive visits Killicomaine Junior High School

14 June 2017

Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) chief executive, Barry Mulholland, met with Hugh McCarthy, Principal of Killicomaine Junior High School and CSSC board member on 12 June.


Abbey Community College is Northern Ireland’s top controlled secondary school for A-Level success

11 June 2017

The Department of Education’s newly published statistics for the 2015/2016 academic year, have revealed that 76% of pupils achieved three A-Levels at grades A*-C. against a Northern Ireland average of 66.3% for all schools and 51.5% for similar schools.


Controlled grammar schools achieve outstanding results at GCSE

10 June 2017

The recently published Department of Education statistics for 15/16 academic year has shown fantastic performances in GCSE examinations from controlled grammar schools.


Newtownhamilton High School is the top controlled non-selective school at GCSE

09 June 2017

Newtownhamilton High School has produced excellent GCSE results according to the newly published Department of Education figures for the 15/16 academic year.