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Cookstown High School, Cookstown



  • promoting competence in the three main components: Talking and Listening, Reading and Writing
  • developing the skills of independent thinking and learning
  • making pupils aware of the power, complexity, versatility and sensitivity of the English language through their experiences of language in the classroom
  • enabling them to contribute in a positive and mature manner to society
  • encouraging their personal growth by promoting a range of attitudes including empathy, sensitivity, co-operation and tolerance
  • fostering a sense of confidence and self-worth in the pupils through a climate of positive reinforcement and constructive criticism, ensuring that each pupil’s individual achievements are valued
  • developing in pupils an awareness and recognition of the significance of our cultural heritage


16th Nov 2018
On Wednesday 14th November a group of Year 10, 11 and 12 English Literature pupils...
26th Oct 2016
Pupils from 9CA and 9HA enjoyed an interactive Poetry Performance.  This was...
22nd Apr 2016
Today Miss Erskine’s Year 9 English class were celebrating William Shakespeare’s...