Carrickfergus Learning Community Principals: Mr H Webb, Mrs J Stewart, Mr K Mulvenna, Mr E Martin

Carrickfergus College is a partner school in the Carrickfergus Learning Community which aims to offer pupils at both GCSE and post 16 study a wider/more diverse range of courses to study.  This initiative has been up and running for approximately 5 years now and has allowed over 100 students at present to gain access to qualifications previously not offered.

Each school has a Coordinator who takes care of the day to day running of the Learning Community and the CLC also have Mr Bill Bailie who acts as their overall coordinator.

Below are a list of the subjects currently  offered through the CLC, however these are reviewed on an annual basis.

At Carrickfergus College students may study:

  • Health & Social Care (Single Award)
  • Health & Social Care (Double Award)
  • RE
  • Art & Design
  • History
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Applied ICT
  • Applied Business Studies
  • English Literature
  • Government & Politics
  • COPE
  • Key Skills

At Carrickfergus Grammar students may study:

  • Photography
  • Geography
  • French
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Music
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting
  • Home Economics

At Downshire School students may study:

  • Media Studies
  • Geography

At Ulidia Integrated College students may study:

  • Sports Studies
  • Moving Images
  • Performing Arts
  • Applied Science

Key Stage 4

  • Hair and Beauty
  • Performing Arts
  • Moving Image Arts

Admissions Criteria

Students wishing to access the above mentioned courses must:-

  • Have met the school criteria for returning to their own school to complete sixth form studies.
  • Meet the entry requirements for the individual subject they wish to study.

Should you have any questions about the Learning Community please contact Mr Webb at Carrickfergus College.

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