“We’re shell-shocked by this announcement, that it has landed in the middle of lockdow.”
Education Minister Peter Weir has announced that St Mary’s Brollagh is to close permanently.
IN LESS than two weeks, pre-school, nursery and primary school pupils in P1 to P3 will be making their long awaited return to school after Education Minister Peter Weir announced a phased reopening plan to begin from 8 March. However, parents have criticised Mr Weir’s decision, deeming it “senseless” as remote learning will come back […]
WHILE the cancellation of all GCSE and ‘A’ level examinations has been a “relief” for many, anxiety remains rife with pupils “none the wiser” as to how they will be graded. With tight lockdown restrictions still in place, and the majority of pupils facing an extended period of remote learning, students at St Kevin’s College, […]
WHILE exams for pupils at second level have been cancelled, some controversial transfer tests for primary pupils may still be going ahead. Locally, both St Michael’s College and Mount Lourdes Grammar School already announced they would not be holding transfer tests this year several months ago. However, on its website, the Enniskillen Royal Grammar School […]
AFTER weeks and months of resisting calls from parents, politicians and in particular students, Education Minister Peter Weir has finally agreed to cancel this year’s GCSE and A Level exams. Minister Weir, who had resisted continuous calls for the exams to be cancelled, finally decided to pull the plug after similar decisions were taken in […]
Education Minister Peter Weir has stated that there are no plans to extend Christmas holidays.
Pupils from P1, via video, sang their favourite nursery rhyme, “The Wheels on the Bus”.
THERE are concerns Fermanagh’s school bus drivers will be put at risk if they are not given adequate protection when children begin returning to the classrooms. At the moment, the plan is for some pupils to start returning to school from August 24 onwards, with all pupils expected to be back in class by September. […]
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 […]