Nominations sought for pastoral care

Applications are being sought for examples of outstanding pastoral care in schools.

Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:09 pm

The Derrytrasna Pastoral Care Award provides recognition to schools that have demonstrated exceptional co-operative effort in supporting the pastoral care of pupils and their families. There will be awards for the pre-school, primary and post-primary sectors.

Applications should be made by no later than 16 December using the form available at:

The award is named after St Mary’s PS in Derrytrasna, the school whose exceptional pastoral care for terminally ill pupil Adele Madden, inspired the award.

Education Minister, Peter Weir said: “Exceptional pastoral care is about the help and support offered to pupils by teachers or the school community.”