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Promoting positive mental health and wellbeing at Carrickfergus Grammar School

27 June 2018

Developing mental health and resilience of pupils is a key issue for controlled schools across Northern Ireland and today, Wednesday 27 June 2018, the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is highlighting the commitment of Carrickfergus Grammar School in doing just that.

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International technology training for controlled schools

27 June 2018

Teachers from a number of controlled schools this week attended a unique and exciting GeoGebra technology training event.

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CSSC and TRC affirm collaborative partnership

26 June 2018

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC) have today, Tuesday 26 June 2018,  confirmed their commitment to working together through the publication of memorandum of understanding (MoU).

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Seaview Primary School and Nursery win prestigious TES Award

22 June 2018

Seaview Primary School and Nursery won ‘Innovative use of technology to influence outcomes’ at 2018 TES Schools Awards on 22 June 2018.

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Bewirb dich jetzt, um einen Deutschlehrer an deiner Schule zu begrüßen (Apply now to host a German teacher)

20 June 2018

Pupils and staff at both Crumlin Integrated Primary School and McClintock Primary School had the opportunity to learn a new language and experience a new culture with visits from teachers from Germany this year.

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Opportunity for scientific skills to fulfil Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

19 June 2018

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)/Joint Award Initiative are joining forces to encourage pupils in Northern Ireland’s schools to participate in this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition.

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CSSC - helping children and young people to THRiVE

19 June 2018

CSSC is delighted to be part of the project board working on the THRiVE initiative.

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Focus on attainment: Laurelhill Community College

18 June 2018

CSSC’s recent report, ‘Attainment and performance in the controlled sector’, explores patterns of attainment in Northern Ireland’s largest school sector. To accompany the report a series of case studies have been published looking at good practice across the sector. This article provides an overview of Laurelhill Community College’s case study.

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Renowned Northern Irish artist visits Glengormley High

18 June 2018

Renowned Northern Irish artist Ross Wilson visited his alma mater Glengormley High School on Monday 18 June.  Ross spent the day with a range of GCSE and A level students telling them about his life, work and advising them on their own art.

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Focus on attainment: Regent House

15 June 2018

CSSC’s recent report, ‘Attainment and performance in the controlled sector’, explores patterns of attainment in Northern Ireland’s largest school sector. To accompany the report a series of case studies have been published looking at good practice across the sector. This article provides an overview of Regent House’s case study.