- Our Lady Of Lourdes High School
- Head: Dr L Ó Cuinneagáin
- T 02827 662 050
- F 02827 666 523
- E info@lourdeshigh.…llymoney.ni.sch.uk
- W www.iol.ie/esp…des/index.html
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 16
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: North Eastern ELB
- Pupils: 400
- Religion: Roman Catholic
What the school says...
Our Lady of Lourdes High is a maintained, co-educational 11 - 16 school providing a Catholic education for pupils of all abilities and backgrounds. The school was established to serve the four parishes of Ballymoney, Dunloy - Cloughmills, Loughgiel and Rasharkin and now has pupils from other parishes in the North Antrim and North Derry areas. The school has a Learning Support Centre with 2 Units for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and it is a designated maintained school for children with physical disabilities.
The school is committed to providing: a high quality Catholic education, with a firm emphasis on Gospel values and pastoral care; good individual and team discipline; effective leadership at all levels; high academic achievement; and an Irish cultural identity through language, sport and music. Our Lady of Lourdes School achieved formal recognition as an Investor in People in June 2004. Year 8 admissions to the school increased notably in 2004-05 and 2005-06, despite fewer children leaving the contributory primary schools. The school achieved its highest ever GCSE and Key Stage 3 examination results in August 2005. ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
Special Needs Provision The streaming arrangements in the school and an emphasis on differentiated learning and teaching ensure that the pupils learn at levels in line with their needs and abilities. For pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties, there are 2 specialist teachers and 2 specialist rooms in the MLD Resources Centre. Pupils with identified challenges in their learning are taught in smaller classes with appropriate support structures. Specific provision is made for pupils who have experienced an Irish-medium primary education.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|