Work begins at school complex

Education Minister John O'Dowd MLA, pictured at the cutting of the first sod at the site of the new Foyle College and Ebrington Primary School buildings at Caw yesterday. Included are, from left, Patrick Allen, Headmaster of Foyle College, Kacey Laird, a member of the school council, Luke Pentland, a P5 pupil at Ebrington Primary School, and Nigel Dougherty, Principal of Ebrington Primary School.

Despite the blustery weather, there were smiles all round earlier today, when the first sod was cut at the site of what will soon be the new Foyle College and Ebrington Primary School complex off Limavady Road.

The Boards of Governors members, principals and elected representatives stoody proudly by as the Minister for Education John O’Dowd, performed the official ceremony.

Guests at the ceremony included the master of the Merchant Taylors’ livery company and representatives from the Honourable The Irish Society.Durkan welcomes ‘sod cut’ on Derry’s new £35m schools

Among those to attend was SDLP Foyle MP Mark Durkan, who welcomed today’s event at the former army barracks on the Clooney Road, saying it paved the way for expansion options at the Magee campus of Ulster University.

 

Slide show available here

Engineering Apprenticeship in Dupont

 
DuPont – a world leader in science and technology operating in 65 countries worldwide – are seeking to recruit candidates for an Engineering Apprenticeship in their Derry-Londonderry operation.
 
 
Engineering Apprenticeship
4 Year Training Programme
 
 
DuPont (U.K.) Industrial Limited are pleased to announce a sponsored four year training programme with excellent benefits which offers challenging and exciting opportunities for people who are interested in skills and qualifications in Engineering.
 
Do you have high personal standards, are you highly motivated, adaptable and able to direct your energy towards a goal? Would you like to be trained in an advanced technology business which is committed to providing the highest quality products and services to its customers, where excellence will be the norm?
The 1st year of the Apprenticeship will combine skills training together with relevant education through the North West Regional College, leading to NVQ Level 2 qualification and appropriate technical certificates
 
The 2nd, 3rd & 4th years of the Apprenticeship will be based at the Company’s manufacturing site at Maydown and one day based off site at the North West Regional College where a balanced programme of appropriate education and practical training will lead to achieving a minimum of NVQ Level 3, BTEC and the possibility of studying for a Foundation Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
 
Applicants must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade ‘C’ (or equivalent) which must include English, Mathematics plus one Science-based subject. Applicants with additional qualifications relevant to Engineering would be desirable.
 
 
For further information or to obtain an application pack, please contact our Recruitment Partner – Grafton Recruitment on 028 7126 7799 or email
 
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Closing date for applications: 5pm on Friday 12th June 2015
 
DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. DuPont (UK) Industrial Limited operates a no smoking

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Completed applications must be returned to Principal’s PA, Foyle College, Duncreggan Road, Londonderry, BT48 0AW by 4.00pm on Friday, 29th May 2015

Junior Exam Timetable

JUNIOR SCHOOL EXAM TIMETABLE      SUMMER 2015

Report to your room at the time shown in the first column for each exam – 9.10 for the morning session, 11.45 for the midday session and 1.50 for the afternoon session. Any gap between this time and the start of the exam can be spent preparing and revising. Pupils entitled to extra time will be given this at the start of the sessions.

 

Y 8

Mon 18th May

Tue 19th May

Wed 20th May

Thu 21st May

Fri 22nd May

09.10 – 11.20

History

9.45-11.15

English

9.45-11.15

Revision at home

Geography

10.15-11.15

Mathematics

9.45-11.15

11.45 – 1.00

ICT

12.25-12.55

HE

12.20-12.55

Music

12.10-12.55

Revision

1.50 – 3.40

Science

2.30-3.30

Technology

2.30-3.30

RE

2.45-3.30

French

2.30-3.30

Y 9

Mon 18th May

Tue 19th May

Wed 20th May

Thu 21st May

Fri 22nd May

09.10 – 11.20

English

9.45-11.15

Mathematics

9.45-11.15

Revision at home

History

9.45-11.15

Science

10.00-11.15

11.45 – 1.00

Music

12.10-12.55

RE

12.10-12.55

HE

12.20-12.55

ICT

12.25-12.55

1.50 – 3.40

Geography

2.15-3.30

French

2.30-3.30

Technology

2.30-3.30

Spanish

2.30-3.30

Y 10

Mon 18th May

Tue 19th May

Wed 20th May

Thu 21st May

Fri 22nd May

09.10 – 11.20

Mathematics

9.45-11.15

History

9.45-11.15

English

10.00-11.15

English Lit.

10.15-11.15

Geography

10.00-11.15

11.45 – 1.00

RE

12.10-12.55

HE

12.20-12.55

French

12.05-1.05

ICT

12.25-12.55

Music

12.10-12.55

1.50 – 3.40

Spanish

2.30-3.30

Physics

2.30-3.30

Biology

2.30-3.30

Chemistry

2.30-3.30

Technology

2.30-3.30

 

 

Art & Design assessment, and French and Spanish orals, will be arranged by your class teachers during normal lesson times, before or after the examination week.

Jazz Workshop Video

As part of the 2015 City of Derry Jazz Festival Nerve Centre in partnership with Outer West with funding from DCAL delivered talks on creativity and careers in the music industry, with past and present Musicians-in-Residence Neil Cowley and David Lyttle in conversation and performing live alongside Joseph Leighton.

Childline

Junior school pupils presenting a cheque for £745 to childline, Students raised the money for the charity by holding a school disco.ChildLine is a free 24-hour counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the UK provided by the NSPCC.[1]ChildLine deals with any issue which causes distress or concern, common issues dealt with include child abuse, bullying, mental illness, parental separation or divorce, pregnancy and substance misuse.

Foyle Hospice Female Walk/Run

Foyle Hospice Female Walk/Run Sunday 7th June 2015 @ 1.30pm

Any female pupil who wishes to take part in the Foyle Hospice Female Walk/Run on Sun 7th June can collect an entry form from the office & return it, along with the £7 registration fee by Fri 29th May. Foyle College have helped raise thousands of pounds at this event over the years so the more the merrier! See Miss Barr for further details