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CSSC praises uniqueness of controlled special schools

23 September 2017

Special educational needs (SEN) funding in Northern Ireland exceeded £250m last year, and both the number of children with SEN and associated costs continue to rise.

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CSSC calls for holistic education to be valued

22 September 2017

Raising standards for pupils in controlled schools is a key pillar of the Controlled Schools’ Support Council’s (CSSC’s) programme of work.

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Analysis shows inclusiveness of controlled schools

21 September 2017

The first baseline assessment of the controlled education sector, published on Monday 18 September by the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC), highlighted some interesting statistics around the religious composition of controlled schools.

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New state of the art facilities at Castle Tower School

20 September 2017

Following an investment of £20m, Castle Tower School opened its doors to its 318 pupils at the start of the new school term on Wednesday 6 September.

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First baseline assessment of controlled education launched

20 September 2017

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has today, Monday 18 September, launched the first baseline assessment of the controlled schools sector in Northern Ireland.

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GCSE joy for Aughnacloy

08 September 2017

Aughnacloy College year 12 pupils have achieved an excellent set of GCSE results for 2017, to the delight of staff.

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CSSC launches interactive map

08 September 2017

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has today, Friday 8 September, launched a fully interactive resource for member schools to enable them to find out the name of their school support officer.

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Newtownhamilton celebrate strong GCSE performance

07 September 2017

Once again, Newtownhamilton High School has produced another excellent set of GCSE results following the release of the results on Thursday 24 August. 

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Academic success for Abbey

07 September 2017

Abbey Community College students again celebrated both A-level and GCSE academic excellence in August 2017, with some outstanding individual results.

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Dromore Principal delighted with exam success

06 September 2017

Everyone in Dromore High was in celebratory mode for the second time in the space of a week. On Thursday 24 August, they celebrated the schools best ever set of GCSE results to accompany their record breaking A-level results last week.