This week Robin McLoughlin, Principal, Banbridge Academy, welcomed pupils back to school for the start of the new academic year, acknowledging it had been an extremely challenging time for young people across Northern Ireland.
Once again this year Abbey Community College students have celebrated academic excellence on A Level results day 2020, with some outstanding individual performances. The smiling, happy faces of students, staff and parents reflected success across a wide variety of academic and vocational courses.
Controlled schools are very proud of their inclusive ethos and their diversity. In recent months the core values and principles of the sector have sustained controlled schools as they responded to the most challenging of circumstances.