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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


20th Feb 2020
On Tuesday 11th February a group of Year 11 English Literature students from both...
15th May 2019
Well done to all the prizewinners of Mrs McDonnell's 9CB English class. Prizes were...
8th Feb 2019
Pictured are 3 of our year 12 girls who are representing Germany in the British Council...