PHYSICAL Education teachers across the North have been left confused following on from a number of mixed messages from the Stormont Executive which saw Education Minister Peter Weir implement a number of COVID-19 restrictions on the school subject, before making a complete U-turn on the matter just 24-hours after the first announcement. Francis Shaw, a […]
THERE ARE fears some local schools will not be able to afford to keep up with their much-needed social distancing and Covid safety measures due to a lack of funding. When the Herald recently spoke to some Fermanagh schools about how they were coping with their reopening in these challenging times, all were doing OK […]
Irvinestown Primary School is to benefit from new government investment. The announcement came on Tuesday, just days after the restoration of devolved government. The school is one of 12 primary schools five post-primary schools and one special school set to benefit from an estimated capital investment of £45 million. Capital schemes across the North are […]
THE campaign to save St Mary’s High School Brollagh continues, as the school’s Parents Action Group battle to protect post-primary education in Belleek. At a meeting of the Council’s policy and resource committee in mid June, Cllr Alex Baird posed an open-ended question in regard to the curriculum provision for pupils at St Mary’s. He […]
… but former principal insists small is beautiful
The Board of Governors will now put together a development proposal for Brollagh to be transformed into an integrated school.
Situated right at the centre of the border village, St Eugene’s has been lying empty since the school was officially closed on August 31 this year.
Fermanagh has come to a standstill as Storm Ophelia reaches the county.
School principals have learned that money which enabled them to offer more subjects is to be almost halved.
Easing traffic congestion in towns, as well as improving safety for children living in rural areas, were two of the reasons given for the proposal.