Drumragh Integrated College

OPEN DAY CENTRE 2024 

Welcome to our Virtual Open Day Centre where you have access to our college.

You can step inside our building, take a virtual tour, catch a glimpse of life in each department and listen to Drumragh Integrated College staff and students. 

We want you to have the best possible experience so please take the time to explore all departments within our college.  We have added signposts and videos throughout our tour to make it as interesting as possible.

Step inside for a virtual experience!

 Visit every classroom using our Virtual Tour below. Scroll down to watch our short 'Find Out More Reels' - These are bitesize videos designed to offer a snapshot of what we have to offer you at Drumragh Integrated College - We recommend you use a tablet or a laptop for the true experience as mobile phone screens are simply too small!📱🐜

FIND OUT MORE REELS 📽️🎬🎞️

Why Choose Us?🎦

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OUR CURRICULUM

Our Curriculum is intended to be exciting and stimulating. It is designed to inspire a life-long love of learning and it is underpinned by the Cross-Curricular Skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. The knowledge and skills embedded in the KS3 Curriculum will lay the foundations for future achievement at GCSE and Post-16.  Tap the button below to learn more about what our Departments have to offer you..

OUR CURRICULUM REELS🎦


 3D VIRTUAL TOUR

TAKE A TOUR AROUND OUR COLLEGE

 = Principal Welcome     = Video Content     = Information and Signposts

Our Publications

KEY STAGE 3 PROSPECTUS

Admissions Criteria

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

Additional Information

 Frequently Asked Questions

What are the class sizes in Drumragh Integrated College?

Currently we facilitate 700 pupils and class sizes average between 20-25 pupils.

How many lessons are there in a regular school day and how long do they last?

School Registration commences for all pupils at 9 am every day. There are 8 lessons in a College day with each lesson lasting 40 minutes. The teaching day ends at 3.05 pm and any extra-curricular activity usually ends between 4.00 and 5.00 pm.

What were the recent GCSE and A level results like?

We are proud of our pupils’ achievements. Our GCSE and A Level results are excellent.

2024 - GCSE 98% 5 or more A*-E including English and Mathematics

2024 - A level 99% 3 A*-E

What are the IT facilities like at Drumragh Integrated College?

Drumragh Integrated College has over 200 computers connected to the C2k Managed Network located throughout the school. Every classroom is equipped with an Interactive Whiteboard, speakers and a PC. We have two shared class sets of iPads which are used regularly by teachers across all departments, and all departments can avail of our 6 ICT Suites which include 5 Windows based Suites and 1 Mac Suite. In addition to these, we have dedicated ICT Facilities in Art and Design, Home Economics, Science, Learning Support and Technology and Design which are used by the pupils within those subjects. We have an 75" interactive panel in our Lecture Theatre which can be used by the whole school community as required. Microsoft Teams is used across all departments as a teaching and learning tool.

At Drumragh Integrated College, we endeavour to keep up to pace with Digital Technology and the ever evolving technological environment.  We continue to invest in resources to enhance the teaching and learning experience for our students. At the present time, we provide access through the following resources:-


• 75” Interactive LCD panels fitted within our classrooms
• 6 Computer suites
• Individual ICT resource areas within departments
• Laptops for use in departments
• iPads for use in departments
• A MAC suite
• Students are encouraged to bring their own device at Post-16

What college transport options are available to anyone who would like to attend DIC?

Drumragh's geographical location on the outskirts of Omagh means it is a place of easy connectivity. The school gates are just 10 minutes from the bus station. Besides our local catchment area, pupils travel to Drumragh Integrated College from across both 'Fermanagh & Omagh' and 'Derry & Strabane' District Councils.  Bus timetables can be accessed by clicking here and viewing tabs under Transport.

My child is in receipt of free school meals.  Do I need to reapply when moving schools?

Yes, when your child moves schools you have to apply again. The Education Authority (EA) for Northern Ireland is responsible for assessing eligibility for Free School Meals Details of this process can be found at https://www.eani.org.uk/financial-help/free-school-meals-uniform-grants

My child has additional needs.  Who should I contact to discuss this?

If you have any issues or information you would like to convey to the school relating to your child's additional needs, please contact our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator, Mrs Helen McLaughlin, who will take time to elaborate on our support structures and bespoke care we provide in this area. Meet Mrs McLaughlin by watching our Learning Support video located on this webpage.

How does the college communicate with parents and guardians throughout the year?

Modern software and technology provides us with a good variety communication methods. We use the SIMS Parent App for detailed individual pupil information such as tracking performance, reports and attendance. This app also allows Parents or Guardians to connect to the school management system and update important personal information. Besides our formal communication techniques we have an up-to-date website and extremely active social media engagement with a healthy pupil focus. Year Tutors, Senior Staff, Vice-Principals and the Principal also regularly telephone Parents and Guardians if the immediacy of a phone call is appropriate.

Can we arrange to have a visit or have a tour of the college?

Yes, please contact us 02882 252440 or fill in our contact form to arrange a tour.

 

VISIT OUR SIXTH FORM CENTRE TO FIND OUT ABOUT OUR POST-16 EDUCATION