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Welcome to our website. The most up to date info on current and ongoing events in terms of day to day life in school is to be found on our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter. Teachers are also in regular contact with parents and/or children bia Seesaw or MS Teams depending on age group.

 

School Admissions 2021

The online application process for Pre School and P1 places will take place in January 2020, administered by the Education Authority. Due to the Covid-19 situation we will be unable to operate our open days on the usual basis and we are currently working on online materials to help parents learn about our school and make informed decisions. We will be updating this website and social media pages in late November/early December.

Click on the Sway link below to browse our 2021 Prospectus:

School Restart 2020

Guidance Documents for Parents:

Department of Education for Northern Ireland Guidance for Parents

Public Health Guidance from NIO

Information for Parents for Restart from Forge IPS (Sway)

Information for Parents for Restart from Forge IPS PDF

August Draft Risk Assessment Forge IPS

 

A copy of our Prospectus is available here and you can also get more detail about current and ongoing plans and developments through our School Development Plan and our Governors Annual Report.

 

 

 

 

Inspection Reports 2016 & 2017

Our Pre-School Playgroup was most recently inspected in November 2017 and the report can be viewed at https://www.etini.gov.uk/publications/pre-school-inspection-forge-integrated-playgroup-belfast and also here. 

Forge Integrated Primary School was most recently inspected in October 2016 and the report can be viewed at www.etini.gov.uk. A copy is also viewable here on this website.

School inspections are intense and rigorous and we are very pleased with the affirmation these reports provide for us as hard working, high quality providers of Pre-School and Primary Educaton in an Integrated setting.

 

Development Proposal 2016/17

As we look at the long term development of our school we are working with the Education Authority and the Department of Education to ensure that we have suitable accomodation to meet the needs of the children we serve. The three strand proposal has now been published and can be viewed on the Education Authority Website.

 

Extreme Weather!

We have measures in place to keep parents informed of the school's actions in the event of severe weather. Check the Info Leaflets section of our documents page for details!

 

Drive Safe!

THANK YOU for your sensible driving and parking. Please remember to take great care as you drive along Rosetta Avenue, Carolan Road and through Wellington College. There are large numbers of children and young people on foot at peak times. Please be very alert to where the zebra crossings within the Wellington site are and take great care when driving over them. We have had reports of drivers continuing over the crossings when pedestrians have already set foot on them. We've also heard of vehicles being parked in such a way as to obscure drivers' view of the crossing or block pedestrian access to it. DON'T DO THIS!

Thanks!

To all those parents, pupils, staff and associates who completed our School Evaluation Survey. The results will feed into our School Development Plan and we hope to publish a summary of the survey results and the new developement plan in early October.

Easier Online!

We are encouraging as many parents as possible to register for our text & email update system and to follow our Facebook and Twitter feeds. It saves paper, reduces the cost of copying and cuts down on the frustrating 'Lost Note Syndrome' that afflicts so many of us! Get in touch with us at the office and make sure we have valid mobile phone and email details for you. 

We do want all of our online lives to be safe and comfortable and we have a number of policies regarding the use of IT and the internet in school. Social Media is a great way to communicate if we make sure we our conduct is positive, polite and age appropriate. Parents who do wish to engage with us via social media should read our Forge on Facebook policy. Please take on board the spirit of this policy and note that while Facebook steals the glory in the title thanks to its alliteration potential it also applies to Twitter!