Stemming from the Comenius Programme, St Colman's High School, Ballynahinch started to establish links with St Vincentius College, Buggenhout in Belgium. Every March, year 13 pupils from the school participate in the cultural exchange programme and the school hosts their Belgian friends the following September.
Primary 6 pupil Sean Ryan from Carrick Primary School, Warrenpoint was recently crowned the Irish Junior Open Series champion Golfer of the Year 2016. Sean went into the last day leading the pack of 800 competitors. During that last day he was overtaken on the leader board, but despite the intense pressure he coolly birdied the last hole to clinch this national golfing title.
Staff and pupils at St Patrick's Primary School, an 87 pupil shool in Derrynaseer, Aghagallon are delighted that the school has been awarded the best kept school in Northern Ireland.
St. Colman’s Primary School and All Saints'Nursery Unit has received Erasmus+ funding to run ‘a game changing’ Key Action 2 project, partnering with schools in seven countries
The 200 pupil primary school in Annaclone is gaining a more international outlook, thanks to Erasmus+ and eTwinning, and is partnering with schools from Norway, Turkey, France, Bulgaria, Italy, Latvia and Romania.
On Monday 26 September 2016 Bishop Dominic visited Carrick Primary School and met the children.
St Brigid's Primary School in Gortin, Omagh recently entered the poetry competition, the singing competition and the small schools choir competition of their local feis winning several prizes on the day.