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Ballycastle shared education campus photo with Ian Williamson, Ballycastle High School, Eve Bremner, Chief Executive, CCMS, Education Minister, Paul Givan, Jayne Millar, Head of Education Services, CSSC and Geraldine Duffy, Cross and Passion College

CSSC and CCMS welcome the commencement of work on Ballycastle shared education campus

21 June 2024

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) and Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) congratulate Ballycastle High School and Cross and Passion College on the official first sod cutting of their shared education campus in Ballycastle. The creation of this campus shows the strength of shared education collaboration between the two schools in guaranteeing that the children and young people of Ballycastle will continue to have the opportunity to join together in a shared future.

Kings Birthday Honours list graphic

CSSC congratulates King's Birthday Honours recipients

14 June 2024

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) congratulates all recipients from the education sector recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours list, with a special mention to those honoured in the controlled sector. Honours are given to people from all walks of life and all sections of society who have made a difference to their community.

CSSC - Sign Language programme event photo

Over 1200 pupils taught sign language in 33 controlled primary schools - “I can understand them and they can understand me”

13 June 2024

A pupil from Cregagh Primary School who took part in a Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) programme described how ‘Engaging with sign’ supported him and his friends. He asked that everyone learns how to sign stating “then I can understand them and they can understand me.”