Extra School Places 2019

It’s been widely reported in various news channels that over 1000 extra school places were put in place in post-primary schools across Northern Ireland, to cater for the extra pupil numbers in September 2019.

Please find below a breakdown showing the name of the school and how many extra places it received this year.

Abbey Christian Brothers’ Grammar, Newry 6
Antrim Grammar School 24
Aquinas Grammar, Belfast 20
Ashfield Boys’, Belfast 33
Ashfield Girls’, Belfast 18
Assumption, Ballynahinch 11
Ballyclare Secondary School 13
Ballymoney High School 3
Bangor Academy 55
Bangor Grammar School 5
Belfast Model School for Girls 20
Bloomfield Collegiate, Belfast 6
Cullybackey College 2
Dalriada School, Ballymoney 4
Dean Maguirc, Carrickmore 4
Dominican College, Belfast 10
Down High, Downpatrick 8
Dromore High School 12
Dunclug College, Ballymena 27
Edmund Rice, Glengormley 21
Glastry College, Newtownards 10
Glenlola Collegiate, Bangor 2
Hazelwood College, Belfast 40
Hunterhouse College, Belfast 15
Integrated College Dungannon 4
Lagan College, Belfast 20
Limavady High 6
Lisnagarvey High, Lisburn 30
Lisneal College, Derry 5
Markethill High School 7
Mercy College, Belfast 17
Methodist College, Belfast 10
Nendrum College, Comber 3
New-Bridge Integrated College Banbridge 5
Newtownhamilton High School 4
Our Lady & St Patrick’s, Belfast 10
Parkhall Integrated College, Antrim 32
Priory Integrated Colllege, Holywood 23
Rainey Endowed, Magherafelt 15
RBAI (Belfast Inst)5
Regent House, Newtownards 30
Slemish College, Ballymena 5
Sperrin Integrated College, Magherafelt 27
St Catherine’s College, Armagh 21
St Cecilia’s College, Derry 3
St Ciaran’s High, Ballygawley 9
St Colm’s High, Draperstown 14
St Columbanus’, Bangor 15
St Dominic’s, Belfast25
St Fanchea’s, Enniskillen 1
St Joseph’s Grammar, Donaghmore 14
St Joseph’s High, Crossmaglen 10
St Killian’s College, Carnlough 10
St Louis Grammar, Ballymena 2
St Malachy’s College, Belfast 20
St Mark’s High School, Warrenpoint 9
St Mary’s College, Derry 18
St Mary’s High School, Newry 1
St Mary’s, Magherafelt 13
St Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon15
St Patrick’s College, Dungannon 20
St Patrick’s College, Maghera 21
St Patrick’s High, Keady 7
St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook 64
St Pius X College, Magherafelt 31
Strangford Integrated College 40
Strathearn School, Belfast 10
Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus 10
Victoria College, Belfast 5
Wallace High School, Lisburn 5

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