17 May

Ulidia Eco Team shortlisted for Green Award

The eco team at Ulidia Integrated College has made the shortlist for the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards. The young ecologists at the Carrickfergus school are finalists in the Green award category in this the tenth anniversary year of the competition. There were more than 150 entrants for the awards overall. (more…)

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13 May

The road ahead for Parkhall Integrated College

Junior school pupils at Parkhall Integrated College have been working together to develop a vision statement for the school.  Groups of all abilities and ages discussed their personal values and those of Parkhall IC.   Working from these the students then wrote joint vision statements and designed posters to showcase them.   (more…)

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6 May

Congratulations to winning scarecrows from integrated primary schools

“Johnny Field from Crow’s Lane” by Ballycastle Integrated Primary School has carried off the “Best in Show” prize after beating twenty other scarecrows to win the top award at Allianz Garden Show Ireland this year. Fantastic figures created by pupils at integrated primaries all over Northern Ireland are peopling “Scarecrow Wood” at the annual festival of flowers and food at Antrim Castle Gardens.   Children were invited to enter creations in any or all of four categories in the contest which is run by Allianz in conjunction with the IEF. (more…)

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28 Apr

Garden Show Ireland welcomes scarecrows from integrated primary schools ready for big weekend at Antrim Castle Gardens

Integrated primary schools have been waving good-bye to some colourful characters as they head off to populate “Scarecrow Wood” at this year’s Allianz Garden Show Ireland.

More than twenty figures created by pupils at integrated primaries all over Northern Ireland are expected to gather at Antrim Castle Gardens for the show which runs from 6-8 May 2016.  Children were invited to enter creations in any or all of four categories in the contest which is run in conjunction with the IEF. Prizes will be awarded for the Scariest scarecrow and the best Traditional, Eco Friendly, and Allotment Scarecrows.  There will also be an overall “Best in Show” award. (more…)

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