Mencap is the official charity Partner of the 2017 Belfast City Marathon, taking place on 1 May 2017, and is seeking relay team runners of 2 to 5 school children and also teachers to run short sections of the marathon whilst fundraising for Mencap. Interested teams which can include sports teams, athletic and cross country teams plus PE classes within all schools within Greater Belfast, County Down and Antrim are welcome to register their school teams.
Four CCMS schools picked up awards at the recent BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition in Dublin. Pupils from schools across Northern Ireland took part in the event which aims to provide a platform for students with a passion for science and technology.
CCMS recently welcomed principals from across the Catholic Maintained sector to the annual CCMS Principals Conference.
Holy Family Primary and Nursery School, Derry, secured another accolade to add to their long list of successes this week when they were awarded the highly prestigious Marjorie Boxall Nurture Quality Mark award for the delivery of outstanding nurture provision.
The highly popular Derry school which has been operating a nurture centre since 2003, secured the award following a robust assessment of provision by NGN trainer, Helen Stollery. The award was presented by NGN representative, Adam O’ Riley, to nurture teacher, Kathy Stephenson in front of a packed audience of pupils, parents, governors and invited guests.
CCCMS Council members were recently treated to a performance by pupils from St Patrick's Primary School, Holywood at its most recent Council meeting.
The talented members of the school choir entertained members with several songs and reinfornced the fantastic talent of the pupils within our local schools.
The children of St. Brigid’s primary school in Drumilly had a rare treat last week when none other than Lewis Hamilton’s lawyer dropped in for a visit.