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Pupil from Ardnashee School and College practicing surf therapy

Beat ‘boardom’

27 June 2019

Funded by Youth 19 and documented by AlleyCats TV company, Ardnashee School and College pupils teamed up with Knockavoe School pupils in a shared sports education programme to test the benefits of surf therapy at Alive Surf School in Portrush.

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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.

Little Princess Trust group photograph

Hair-raising activities at Banbridge Academy

17 June 2019

Generous pupils and staff of Banbridge Academy have raised over £2000 through having their hair cut.

Dance group at NIC MAC competition

A year of success for Glenlola Collegiate College

17 June 2019

Glenlola Collegiate College has been in celebratory mode this year with many successes throughout the school this academic year. Strengths shining through from dance to public speaking and swimming to hockey, an amazing array of creativity and talent has been shown by all pupils.