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Rosemary Barton UUP

Need for properly funded education system in Northern Ireland

20 December 2019

UUP Education spokesperson Rosemary Barton MLA met with the Controlled Schools’ Support Council on Thursday 19 December to discuss the need for investment in Northern Ireland’s education system.


Taking Boys Seriously – project update

19 December 2019

The Ulster University-led ‘Taking Boys Seriously’ project has recently released an update on the data collection phase of the research, informed by the summary analysis of the best practice conference held last year.

Controlled Schools’ Support Council’s senior management team with DUP leader Arlene Foster MLA and Peter Weir MLA

Importance of funding for education highlighted

19 December 2019

Members of the Controlled Schools’ Support Council’s senior management team met on Wednesday 18 December with DUP leader Arlene Foster MLA and Peter Weir MLA.

Group shot with Barry Tracey Jayne and speakers

Innovative practice and responsive interventions in the nursery sector

18 December 2019

The Controlled Schools' Support Council was delighted to welcome 37 controlled nursery principals and teachers to its ‘Innovative Practice and Responsive Interventions’ event at Stranmillis University College on Wednesday 27 November 2019.

Knockavoe Special School celebrating Rights Respecting School gold award

Gold rights award for Knockavoe

18 December 2019

Knockavoe Special School recently celebrated its ‘Rights Respecting School’ gold award.

Christmas Card CSSC Winner group photo

CSSC Christmas card winners revealed

17 December 2019

A Banbridge Academy pupil has been awarded first place in the Controlled Schools’ Support Council Christmas card competition. 

Assistance Dogs NI charity partnership event group photo

CSSC announces new charity partner

16 December 2019

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) is delighted to announce Assistance Dogs Northern Ireland (ADNI) as its charity partner for 2019-2020.

TJHS Futsal NI cup winners 2019

Tandragee Junior High School lift the Futsal Cup

10 December 2019

What a fantastic achievement for the year eight and nine girls of Tandragee Junior High School who lifted the Northern Ireland Futsal Cup at Antrim Forum on Wednesday 20 November.

Glenlola Collegiate bar mock trials

Controlled schools’ success at bar mock trials

10 December 2019

Congratulations to Glenlola Collegiate, Ballyclare High school and Banbridge Academy for reaching the final stage of the Northern Ireland Bar Mock Trials competition. Three out of the four successful finalists represent the controlled sector. 

Banbridge Academy rotary club

Banbridge Academy Rotary youth leadership success

04 December 2019

Congratulations to Banbridge Academy pupil Joseph Garvey who has successfully progressed through two stages of the Rotary Youth Leadership competition.