Whoa! We average 60,000+ unique weekly readers!

FeaturedNews

Cara McShane welcomes Shared Education Campus for Ballycastle

1 Mins read

Ballycastle Sinn Féin Councillor, Cara McShane, has welcomed the Education Minister’s announcement today to progress on the shared campus project for Cross and Passion College and Ballycastle High School.

Cllr Cara McShane commented:

“Earlier this month the Assembly gave the green light to Shared Education as the Shared Education Bill passed its Final Stage. Following on from this and as a result of additional funds secured under the Fresh Start agreement, John O’Dowd, the Education Minister, has today given the go ahead to begin building the shared education project in Ballycastle.

“A huge amount of work has gone into the planning stages and the business case, particularly by the two school principles and senior management.

“The project is part of The Shared Education Campuses Programme which provides schools with the opportunity to build on existing sharing arrangements and to access funding to help improve or provide shared facilities.

“The proposal in Ballycastle consists of two new core school buildings for the respective schools and two shared campuses.

“The two post primary schools in Ballycastle have been held up as a model example of education delivery for years in the North. Not only offering a wider range of subjects and choices for pupils to avail of across the two sites, but still retaining their own school ethos and enriching the learning experience for pupils from all backgrounds.”

10806 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Articles
Related posts
News

Bid for Belfast to host Armed Forces Day 2022 slammed by Sinn Fein

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA bid to bring Armed Forces Day to Belfast has been condemned by Sinn Fein. The last Armed Forces Day in Northern…
Featured

Executive statement on Coronavirus Health Regulations

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppThe Executive has today agreed changes to the Coronavirus Health Regulations to reduce the numbers who can gather indoors and outdoors, including…
News

Murphy allocates funds for health, childcare and free school meals

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister Conor Murphy today allocated over £250 million as part of the 2020-21 June monitoring round process. Announcing the funding, Minister…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *