• The Award for Making a Difference: Secondary School of the Year
  • St. Cecilia's College
  • 2020
  • Derry, Northern Ireland

St. Cecilia’s College is a Catholic, all-girl secondary school situated in an area falling within the top 10% of the most disadvantaged electoral wards in Northern Ireland.

The school aims to ensure that its students are provided with opportunities to achieve qualifications, employability skills and cross-community experiences and the mindset that break a cycle of deprivation. The school does this through comprehensive pastoral care programmes, engagement of community groups, the setting of high aspirations through award-winning careers provision, and high-quality learning and teaching.