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This circular provides the timetables for nursery, primary and post primary school procedures under Open enrolment for admissions to take place in September 2021.

Published 08 October 2020Circulars

DP 599 - Desertmartin Primary School

Published 06 October 2020Decisions

DP 592 St Mary's Primary School Banbridge

Published 05 October 2020Decisions


Equality And Human Rights Policy Screening For The Establishment Of An Expert Panel To Examine And Propose An Action Plan To Address Links Between Persistent Educational Underachievement And Socio-Economic Background

Published 05 October 2020Policy papers

This guidance has been developed for education settings to support a safe, phased reopening of schools in line with the Northern Ireland Executive’s “Coronavirus Executive Approach to Decision-Making” published on 12 May 2020.

Published 29 September 2020Guidance literature

The Department of Education has exercised the power provided under section 38(3)(c) and paragraph 17(1), (2)(a)(ii) and (7) of Schedule 17 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 to issue a Notice to temporarily modify Article 58 (1)(a) and (5)(a) of the Education and Libraries (NI) Order

Published 28 September 2020Guidance literature

Everyone has a role to play in keeping our schools safe and helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 24 September 2020Guidance literature

Engage Programme school allocations

Published 23 September 2020Decisions

PISA 2022 - Privacy Notice

Published 23 September 2020Guidance literature

This circular provides benchmarking information to inform target setting in school development planning in the 2020/21 academic year.

Published 22 September 2020Circulars

Guidance on the Engage Programme for schools

Published 22 September 2020Guidance literature

In line with Departmental policy, schools are being issued with electronic documentation as part of the 2020/21 school census.  Schools should access documentation relating to their 2020/21 school census return by clicking on the relevant link below.

Published 21 September 2020Guidance literature

Department of Education response to research on the outcomes of pre-school Irish-medium education.

Published 18 September 2020Research and analysis

This circular provides guidance to schools on managing pupil attendance and on the use of C2k absence codes. 

Published 18 September 2020Circulars

Modification notice no 12 to require the EA and VG & GMI Schools to make food provision to certain pupils unable to attend school due to Covid-19

Published 17 September 2020Legislation and regulations

To coincide with the commencement of the new academic year management information was collected from schools and educational settings to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on pupil and workforce attendance.

Published 17 September 2020Statistical reports

All educational settings in Northern Ireland are to receive ten COVID-19 home test kits under the Department of Health and Social Care's National Testing Initiative.

Published 14 September 2020Guidance literature

The Department’s 2020/21 Business Plan.

Published 14 September 2020Business plans

The Chief Medical Officer has written to all parents and carers to outline actions that should be taken by parents and carers if their children develop Covid-19 symptoms.

Published 10 September 2020Guidance literature

Everyone has a role to play in keeping our schools safe and helping to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 10 September 2020Guidance literature

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