Staff Awards

MBE FOR PRINCIPAL

Mrs Humphreys was awarded the MBE for Services to Education in the Queen's 90th Birthday Honours List in 2016. The investiture took place on Tuesday 25th October 2015 at Buckingham Palace. See INVESTITURE.

ATS IN SPECIAL NEEDS

Mrs Bogue gained her ATS having successfully completed Masters Modules in Special Needs (Literacy).

CREDIT TRAINING

Mrs Patterson completed Training in CREDIT (Community Relations, Equality and Diversity) in 2014.

EDUCATIONAL TESTING

Mrs Humphreys completed her CCET in Educational Testing (Recognised by the Psychological Service).

EKLAN TRAINING

Mrs McCrory and Mrs Irwin have completed their EKLAN Training in speech and Language.

RECOGNITION FOR CONTRIBUTION TO EDUCATION

Mrs Humphreys received two special invitations in 2012. The first was to a Jubilee Garden Party in Buckingham Palace, London in May 2012 with the Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne, and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall.

In September 2012 Mrs Humphreys was a guest at the Hillsborough Garden Party where Prince Andrew was in attendance .

RECOGNITION FOR 'OUTSTANDING SCHOOL'

Mrs Humphreys was invited to Stormont to a reception with the Minister of Education in June 2012.

EARLY MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Mrs Neely and Mrs McElwaine undertook an Early Management Skills course with RTU, Belfast in 2011.

ADVANCED DIPLOMAS IN SPECIAL NEEDS

Mrs Patterson and Mrs Black  undertook Postgraduate Advanced Diplomas in Special Needs and Inclusion with Queens University, Belfast. They graduated in January 2011. Mrs Neely had previously graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Special Needs in 2006.

GREEN TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Mr Wilson was one of five teachers selected in N Ireland as Green Teacher of the Year 2010. His class won a trip to the W5 Exhibition in Belfast. Thank you to the pupils who nominated him!

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION IN HEADSHIP

Mrs Patterson graduated with her Professional Qualification in Headship (PQH) in January 2009.

CLEANING TEAM AWARD

The school's cleaning team  was invited to Stormont to receive Cleaning Team of the Year 2008. The school cleaning team reached the last 5 teams from within the public and private sectors in N. Ireland.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION IN HEADSHIP

Mrs Humphreys graduated with her Professional Qualification in Headship (PQH) in January 2007.