1 Dec

Living prizes get primary schools planting at Allianz Scarecrow Awards

This year’s prize ceremony for the Allianz scarecrow contest saw integrated primary school pupils getting their hands dirty at the agricultural college in Antrim. Representatives of the classes which had won prizes at the annual Garden Show Ireland earlier this year travelled to the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Greenmount Campus on Friday (24 November). They were awarded saplings to take back to school.

Colourful creations from the children formed “Scarecrow Avenue” at Antrim Castle Gardens in May. The competition, for integrated primary schools all over Northern Ireland, is sponsored by Allianz and co-ordinated by the Integrated Education Fund (IEF). (more…)

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29 Nov

Schools launch video to promote integrated campus for Omagh families

Omagh Integrated Primary School and Drumragh Integrated College have launched a website and video to showcase their exciting new partnership which will deliver an integrated campus for pupils from pre-school to A-level. The building work will be finished next summer, with Omagh IPS, nursery and playgroup children moving into their new facilities for the autumn term 2018.  (more…)

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20 Nov

New-Bridge Integrated College is awarded the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017

New-Bridge Integrated College was awarded the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017 in London on November  09 at the Evens Foundation framework of the Conflict Matters conference.

For this year’s biennial European prize, the Evens Foundation looked for strategies implemented in secondary schools for dealing with ‘hot topics’ in a constructive way. 13 high quality projects from all over Europe were selected for the shortlist and New-Bridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland Northern Ireland was awarded the Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017. (more…)

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