Shimna Integrated College was founded in 1994, on the day of the first IRA ceasefire, which was closely followed by the first Loyalist ceasefire. Local parents founded Shimna in order to provide anIntegrated, academically excellent, all-ability, child centred and parent friendly education for their children. Successive polls across Northern Ireland have shown that the vast majority of parents want an Integrated education for their children.
I hope you find the information here relevant and useful. Our mission in St Colman's is to provide a faith school that enables each pupil to reach their full potential within a friendly, caring andsupportive environment. At St Colman's we rely on the passion, talent and energy of dedicated staff who give confidence to students and parents in the quality of education we provide.
As Principal of Blackwater Integrated College, I am delighted to welcome you to our College Website. I trust that the website will be a valuable resource to parents and students, both current andprospective. The College opened in September 2008. Blackwater was formed from two previously existing schools; Down Academy Controlled Integrated High School and Rowallane Integrated College.
The Art and Technology Departments at St. Patrick's College celebrated their annual exhibition by inviting pupils, parents and guests to view and appreciate the many GCSE 2D and 3D outcomes.Congratulations to our year 9 pupil, Ronan McCrory! Ronan was crowned All Ireland National Minor Champion for the 'Rings' competition at the All Ireland Gymnastics Competition in Limerick on Sunday 17th May.
St. Colman's College is a Christian Community in which all of its members are valued and in which every member of staff is committed to ensuring that every one of our pupils is fully alive to, andfully empowered to realise, his full potential. St. Colman's College was founded by Fr. J.S. Keenan in William Street, Newry in 1823 as the Dromore Diocesan Seminary. The Education Commissioners' Enquiry of 1824 recorded an enrolment of some 40 pupils.
Fort Hill College wish to congratulate Year 12 students on an impressive set of GCSE results received today. 69% of students achieved 5 A*-C grades in the range of subject areas offered. We are alsodelighted with the increased number of students achieving GCSE English and Mathematics. Many thanks for all the hardwork, dedication and commitment from the students, parents, teachers and support staff. We are delighted that many Year 12 students have expressed an interest or signed up to return to us.
Laurelhill is a caring College, providing a supportive learning environment in which all are inspired to achieve high standards and to become confident young people taking their place in society. Thisis an all-ability, non-selective, post primary school which has a caring ethos and has a dedicated teaching staff working to ensure that our young people reach the very highest of standards. We prize high achievement and the development of the whole person.
A good school is based on strong relationships at all levels and this is an area of real strength within Hunterhouse. Significant improvements have been made to the school buildings and teaching andlearning environment. In recent years purpose built facilities have been added to the school and existing facilities updated and refurbished.
It has been a busy start to the school year in the Modern Languages Department. We welcomed our new Year 8 pupils into the College and they have all settled very well into their first year of learningSpanish. On the 26th of September we celebrated the European Day of Languages throughout the school. Year 10 pupils lead a special languages assembly. The Year 8 pupils enjoyed a continental breakfast and were joined by P7 pupils from Cranmore Primary School.
The Religious Studies Department wish to promote the College motto UNA DISCAMUS: Let us Learn Together. We want to ensure that all students have the opportunity to maximise their potential in thecurriculum area of Religious Studies and as a consequence develop academically, socially, emotionally and morally.