Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Mourne mountains, Shimna Integrated College is an inclusive, all-ability school at the heart of the community in Newcastle. Founded in 1994, we have a proven track record of excellent value-added success at GCSE, A Level and BTEC. With our commitment to outstanding pastoral care and extra-curricular activities, education at Shimna is child-centred, holistic and focused on building positive relationships.
Shimna builds on its future
Shimna Integrated College in Newcastle has announced the construction of its new school building is due to commence this summer. The £19 million project will deliver modern, energy efficient premises and facilities which will support the education of students across South Down well into the future.
Locally based construction company Glasgiven Contracts Ltd will deliver the building project providing a boost to employment within the local area. The Glasdrumman company has extensive experience in delivering high-quality educational buildings.
Principal Steve Pagan said: “This is a tremendously exciting step for the staff and students of Shimna, as well as our wider community. We have been providing excellent educational opportunites at Shimna for almost 30 years and look forward to the next chapter, developing our inclusive, all-ability school so that it is best in class...