Integrated College ‘unfairly judged’ says new governor

A NEWLY-APPOINTED school governor has said that inspectors “unfairly judged” Erne Integrated College in their report last year. Last May, nine of the 11 governors resigned with Principal Jimmy Jackson-Ware announcing his retirement shortly after. No official reason was given for the governors’ walkout but the College did receive a less than satisfactory report from […]

Police investigate Erne Integrated College allegation

POLICE are investigating an allegation of “non recent inappropriate behaviour” at Erne Integrated College. Last Wednesday the Enniskillen school hit the headlines after nine of the 11 members on its board of governors resigned. It is understood an inspection carried out by the Education and Training Inspectorate earlier this year found the safeguarding arrangements at the college, which […]

Integrated College gives students the chance to shine

FOLLOWING the passing of the Integrated Education Bill in April of 2022, internationally acclaimed film actor and director Liam Neeson said, “I want to congratulate all of the parents, staff and governors in schools right across Northern Ireland, who are taking courageous steps to ensure children from different traditions will get to learn and play […]

Students praised for achieving in the face of adversity

ERNE Integrated College Principal, Jimmy Jackson-Ware, has commended both students and staff for achieving in the face of adversity. The principal was speaking at the College’s “Celebration of Student Achievement” – the first they have been able to stage since 2019. Like many schools, Erne Integrated College had to adapt and adjust in order to deliver […]

Ulster decider to be all-Enniskillen affair

It will be an all-Enniskillen affair in this year’s X7s Ulster Schools’ Senior Girls Final. The final, which is to be held at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, on March 22 will be contested by Enniskillen Royal Grammar School and Erne Integrated College. The two local sides earned their place in the final when they both went unbeaten in […]

Schoolgirl puts Minister on the spot over broadband

THE issue of poor broadband in Fermanagh and concerns about the impact of this on pupils learning from home has been raised by an Enniskillen pupil. Abigail Farrelly, a Year 11 pupil from Erne Integrated College took part in a “Question Time” style press conference with Minister For Education, Peter Weir on Monday last. Abigail […]

Parent warns of ‘accident waiting to happen’

  FRESH fears have been raised about the safety of students crossing the road at Cherrymount Roundabout on their way to Erne Integrated College in Enniskillen. The roundabout on the A32 Irvinestown Road is the busiest in the county, and is extremely dangerous for students who get off the bus in the area and have […]


    EDUCATION officials are being urged to put student safety first after two teenagers had a lucky escape in a road traffic accident at a notorious junction in Enniskillen.    The 14-year-old students were injured on their way to school when the accident occurred at the Cherrymount roundabout on the A32 Irvinestown Road at […]