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ETI Continuity of Learning Guidance for Schools

30 June 2020

The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) was commissioned by the Department of Education as part of the Continuity of Learning Programme to provide guidance on effective ways in which the curriculum could be tailored (planned for, implemented and assessed) across the range of areas of learning and subject areas for a phased return for children to full-time education.

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Church leaders show their appreciation to all those working in controlled schools

29 June 2020

At the end of the academic year, the leaders of the three churches which make up the Transferor Representatives’ Council (TRC), have commended the efforts and commitment of all staff, teachers, Principals and governors in the controlled school sector.

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Joint CSSC and EA letter to controlled schools

23 June 2020

CSSC congratulates the staff, teachers, Principals and governors of controlled schools in maintaining continuity of learning and support for pupils during recent times. Education has only continued throughout the lockdown period due to the immense contribution of all controlled school staff.

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Hezlett Primary School

15 June 2020

Hezlett Primary School pupils have been engaging in lots of learning activities to keep motivated since lockdown commenced on 23 March.

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Life at Culmore Primary School

15 June 2020

We continue with the CSSC series of news stories on schools while they operate in varied and exceptional circumstances. This week we hear from Clare McMenamin, Principal, Culmore Primary School.

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Amazing ‘thank you’ video to key workers

08 June 2020

The Larne and Inver Primary School community decided to say ‘thank you’ to all of the key workers during the early stages of lockdown.

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Lurgan Junior High School artistic activity

08 June 2020

Throughout lockdown children across Northern Ireland have been producing art work for teachers from home. This has not been without its challenges due to the practical nature of Art and Design as a subject. 

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Millisle Primary School Childcare Facility

08 June 2020

We continue with the CSSC series of news stories on schools while they operate in varied and exceptional circumstances. This week we hear from Mr P Maitland, P7 Teacher, Millisle Primary School Childcare Facility.

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Drumgor Primary School uniting pupils in assortment of challenges

05 June 2020

The children of Drumgor Primary School in Craigavon have embraced remote learning. Google Classroom proves to be a valuable teaching aid for the KS1 and KS2 teachers and the whole school join together for themed weekly challenges.

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Dundela Infants' School and Nursery Unit's wellbeing week

01 June 2020

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the school focused on their emotional health and wellbeing.