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FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about school meals.

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29/10/2018

News

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Education Authority

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About Us

EA is responsible for ensuring that efficient and effective primary and secondary education services are available to meet the needs of children and young people, and support for the provision of efficient and effective youth services.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 00:29

Manual for Principals and Governors

Ensuring a healthy and safe environment for staff, pupils, and visitors is an essential part of any school manager’s responsibility and to do this successfully, an effective health and safety management system should be in place.  

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10/11/2018

Healthy Eating

Good nutrition is essential for children to grow properly, do their best in school and be healthy and happy in the future.

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29/10/2018

Special Educational Needs General Information

The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 will reform how children with Special Educational Needs are identified and supported.

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29/10/2018

About the Education Welfare Service

Education provides young people with the opportunity to prepare for life. The Education Welfare Service (EWS) is a specialist education support service which seeks to help young people and their families get the best out of the education system.

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15/10/2018

BITE Magazine

Bite, our Food in Schools Magazine, aims to keep schools up to date with the latest information on what’s happening with school food, resources available and to provide an opportunity to share examples of how a whole school approach can improve the nutrition and well being of pupils and staff. 

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26/09/2018

Celebrating schools

This section of our website is dedicated to highlighting school and pupil successes though awards and achievements as well as showcasing anything new and interesting that schools would like to share.

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12/11/2018

Campaign Material

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11/12/2018

Cycle to Work Scheme

Fancy beating the traffic, saving petrol money and not worrying about parking when you travel to work? Then check out the Cycle2work scheme.

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29/10/2018

Schools of Sanctuary

The Schools of Sanctuary programme is an award scheme being piloted in the Urban Villages areas of Belfast and Derry/Londonderry with support from the Northern Ireland Executive’s Urban Villages Initiative, the Belfast City of Sanctuary Group and the Intercultural Education Service (IES).

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25/10/2018

Safe School Transport

EA reminds parents and pupils of Road Safety NI’s message ‘Be Bright, Be Seen’ by drivers when travelling to and from schools and colleges during the winter months.

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25/10/2018

Apply for Child Employment, Children in Entertainment and Chaperone Applications

EA is responsible for ensuring that safeguarding responsibilities placed upon us and other parties are met in respect of children who are involved in entertainment and employment in Northern Ireland.  

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30/10/2018

Why become a School Governor?

Governors have a wide range of managerial responsibilities and play a central role in the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of school life.

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19/10/2018

Contact Us

Depending on your issue there are a number of ways to contact us.

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08/10/2018

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding school food, or would like to discuss it further, please contact us.

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29/10/2018

Staff Training

All catering staff receive training to ensure the highest standards of food safety, food preparation, menu planning and how to provide a healthier school meals service. 

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08/10/2018

Press & Media

For media enquiries, please contact the Campaigns & Media Officer in the relevant Education Authority Office as detailed below.

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07/11/2018