Big Lottery funding for Carrickfergus College

Mrs Irvine, vice-principal of Carrickfergus College and pupils highlighting the initiative which sees the school receive funding to facilitate wellbeing training. INCT 50-707-CON PIPS
Mrs Irvine, vice-principal of Carrickfergus College and pupils highlighting the initiative which sees the school receive funding to facilitate wellbeing training. INCT 50-707-CON PIPS

Carrickfergus College has received funding to support its drive to improve pupils’ emotional health and wellbeing.

The Big Lottery Fund grant of £8,150 will be used to facilitate PIPS (suicide prevention and mental health) training in school.

A statement from the school added: “The hope is that this will have a significant positive impact not only on the pupils and staff of Carrickfergus College but also on the wider community.

“The school are delighted to have received this award and hope that the training will be of benefit to all pupils and staff. Thanks must go to the Big Lottery Fund for this opportunity.”