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Award-winning Portadown Integrated Primary host ‘flexible’ Open Week

'Choosing Portadown Integrated School for your child would be a commitment to excellence, diversity, and holistic development'

Portadown Integrated Nursery and Primary School are inviting prospective pupils and parents to attend their Open Week from Monday, January 8, 2024.

Whilst the school doors are open to the public on Monday January 8 from 3pm – 6pm, the school are also welcoming interested parties to attend throughout the week by making an appointment on 028 38350754.

Principal Mr Feargal Magee, said of the school: “Choosing Portadown Integrated School for your child would be a commitment to excellence, diversity, and holistic development. With esteemed accolades like the Excellence in Integrated Education Award and the Gold Rights Respecting Award, our school is a beacon of inclusive learning.

“The integration of children from diverse backgrounds creates a unique environment that proactively celebrates diversity, fostering understanding and unity. Led by forward-thinking staff, we prioritise high standards of learning and teaching, preparing children not only academically but also for the challenges of a rapidly evolving world.

“Embracing a strong family ethos, Portadown Integrated School ensures that every child is valued, supported, and celebrated, making it a nurturing and empowering choice for your child’s educational journey.

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Mr Magee continues: “At Portadown Integrated School, we don’t just talk about integrated education; we actively instill its values in our educational approach.  Proactively teaching the principles of integration, our curriculum goes beyond coexistence to foster genuine understanding and appreciation for one another.

“We aim to empower our students to become compassionate, open-minded individuals actively contributing to the promotion of integration both within and beyond our school community.

“With a focus on high standards of learning and teaching, we strive to make sure that each child reaches their potential while nurturing the holistic development of every pupil.

“Our strong family ethos creates a supportive community where parents, teachers, and children collaboratively work towards the well-being of every child.

“Opting for Portadown Integrated School means choosing a track record of success, embodying a philosophy of integrated education, inclusion, and a family- oriented approach to learning. It’s a commitment to an educational environment where children are not just educated but empowered to thrive in a diverse and interconnected world.”

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