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CSSC - May enewsletter 2021

28 May 2021

Look out for CSSC's monthly enewsletters which will be posted here each month.

Enjoy reading!

May 2021 enews

Backdated enewsletters available to read here.

Emma Quinn Principal Rathcoole PS

Principal navigates school towards success

28 May 2021

Emma Quinn was officially appointed to the position of head teacher at Rathcoole Primary six years after first stepping up to cover an interim position in 2015. Thanks to Emma for sharing her story of the challenges she has faced ….

Education Minister and John Madden Principal Roddensvale photo Silver Award

Minister recognises Roddensvale School’s achievement of the Attachment and Trauma Sensitive School, Silver Award.

26 May 2021

Education Minister, Mr Peter Weir, MLA was in attendance at a special event on Wednesday 26 May in recognition of the achievement by Roddensvale School in becoming the first school in NI to be awarded a Silver Attachment and Trauma Sensitive School Award.

First Minister Craigavon Senior high school NI centenary

Craigavon Senior High School welcomes First Minister in NI centenary celebration

26 May 2021

Craigavon Senior High School Principal, Ruth Harkness welcomed First Minister, Mrs Arlene Foster MLA, to view a special exhibition of favourite memories and Northern Ireland locations designed by pupils as part of their centenary celebrations.

Fantastic fundraisers strike again

The Fantastic Fundraisers strike again!

25 May 2021

Once again Limavady High School celebrate fundraising success, this time Year 11A1 raising £1,000 for Marie Curie by walking 10,000 steps a day.

Willowbridge School Collage

Creating a buzz at Willowbridge School

25 May 2021

Support came from local business and the Education Authority to transform the once overgrown and unused area into a haven for nature and a place of learning for pupils. 

Knockevin School Social Schools Award

Knockevin School acquire Social School Award

24 May 2021

Congratulations go to Knockevin Special School who acquired their Social School Award for their reflective and needs-driven approach to using social media.

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Current job opportunity - Schools' Support Officer - CLOSED

19 May 2021

To act as link officer for a number of schools and provide support to those schools; to provide expertise in a specific area of responsibility for the controlled sector and play a key part in contributing to the educational support role of the CSSC.

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Could your school be recognised as ‘CyberFirst’?

17 May 2021

The NI Cyber Security Centre is working with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to encourage schools in Northern Ireland to apply to the CyberFirst Schools accreditation programme by 18 June 2021.

Knockevin School Cyber Security Award

Knockevin Special School recognised by cyber experts for first-rate teaching

17 May 2021

Knockevin has been recognised by the Cyber Security Centre as a bronze CyberFirst School and is the first ever Special School to gain this status.