CSSC publications

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You'll find CSSC publications listed below.

CSSC Membership Survey 2022 – Results

Thank you to all controlled school leaders who took the time to complete CSSC's membership survey 2022.

The survey has now been analysed and the summary set out in document below. 

Report of CSSC's engagement with Governors

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) initiated Governor engagement sessions that were delivered during meetings at the request of Governors of individual member schools within the controlled sector. The following report provides an analysis of the discussions during the 103 engagement sessions which took place from December 2018 to June 2019.

Realising your potential. Women’s leadership in controlled schools

A series of engagement events were carried out by the Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) in March 2018.

Learning from each other – sharing in education

This report provides a snapshot of shared education practice across the controlled sector and the partnerships that exist. It showcases the actions some schools have taken to develop shared education projects, as well as exploring the benefits, challenges and pitfalls.

CSSC member survey

To ensure that CSSC is meeting the needs of the controlled sector, all member schools were given the opportunity to share their views through a survey sent to member schools at the end of February 2019.

This analysis explores the responses given by school Principals and will help to shape CSSC’s programme of work and ensure that the work it does is beneficial to controlled schools individually, and for the sector as a whole.

The report can be downloaded below. 

CSSC controlled schools key statistics

CSSC controlled schools key statistics ready to download.

Attainment and performance in the controlled sector

This report explores attainment and performance in the controlled education sector in Northern Ireland.

CSSC listening events report

As a membership organisation, it is essential that CSSC represents the views of the schools that it represents.

CSSC analysis of the controlled schools sector

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has undertaken a baseline assessment of the controlled education sector in Northern Ireland. These figures are based on the 2016-2017 academic year.