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An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Welcome to the first public consultation event for the Lisanelly Shared.

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1 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Welcome to the first public consultation event for the Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus in Omagh The objective of this event is to inform and receive feedback regarding the proposed sharing of the site and some key facilities amongst the post-primary schools Feedback will help inform the architectural design and master-planning of the site After reading through the display boards, please take a couple of minutes to fill in the questionnaire and place it in the feedback box provided Thank you Welcome 1

2 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus The Hillsborough Agreement of February 2010 included the gifting of the Lisanelly site to the Northern Ireland Executive for an educational campus Lisanelly – 118 acres St Lucia – 21 acres 2 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus

3 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Key Priorities To provide the highest possible standards of education facilities To explore opportunities for collaboration and partnering of schools whilst ensuring they retain their individual identity and ethos on a shared site To maintain governance autonomy for each school within an overall shared campus About the scheme The Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus is a vitally important project for the post-primary education provision in the Omagh area The scheme offers the potential for up to six post-primary schools in Omagh to relocate to the former military barracks owned site It presents a unique opportunity to create a state-of-the-art, shared educational campus in a mature parkland setting If outline planning permission for the scheme is secured by December 2011, subject to receipt of funding from the Department of Education, it is hoped that the schools could begin to open in

4 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Key Educational Benefits Will completely modernise post-primary education in the Omagh area Enables schools to meet the targets of the new Entitlement Framework which requires access to a wide range of subject areas by September 2013 New state-of-the-art facilities for all areas of education Opportunities for collaboration between schools whilst retaining their individual identity and ethos on a shared site Creating infrastructure which can cope with changes in curriculum and pupil intake numbers Opportunity to promote inclusion and enhance community relations By sharing, schools will be able to access facilities not deliverable on an individual basis Key Economic Benefits £100million plus investment into local economy creating employment and opportunities for local businesses Provides effective utilisation of a now vacant site for the benefit of Omagh Allows the regeneration of the existing school sites in Omagh creating new economic development opportunities Creates an opportunity for centralised catering and other services on site Ensures the efficient organisation and use of schools transport on one site offering to improve traffic management and road safety in the town 4

5 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus The two extreme options Design & Master Planning Assessing models for co-locating schools on one site How would that effect the site and buildings organisation? Up to 6 completely separate schools ? SHARING CONTINUUM ? ? Where along the shared continuum might the Lisanelly Campus sit? 1 super school 5

6 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Shared facilities? Design & Master Planning Identifying core facilities and potential shared facilities Core facilities? Science/Technology + Design Home Economics Art + Design Business Information Systems Music Geography + History Drama Learning Support General Teaching Which facilities do you think could be shared between schools on the Lisanelly site? Sports Facilities Library Information Technology Careers Suite Multi Purpose Hall Dance/Lecture/Drama Dining/Catering Facilities Medical Support Facilities 6

7 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus It may be appropriate to limit the extent of sharing across early Key Stage (KS) years in preference for greater levels of shared learning at KS 4 & 5 Design & Master Planning Opportunities for sharing facilities can increase as children progress Do you agree? Shared facilities that could be enhanced Core facilities that define the individual school AncillaryCore Academic Enhanced Curriculum Infrastructur e Shared facilities that could be enhanced Core facilities that define the individual school AncillaryCore Academic Enhanced Curriculum Infrastructur e Shared facilities that could be enhanced Core facilities that define the individual school AncillaryCore Academic Enhanced Curriculum Infrastructur e Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4Key Stage 5 YR8 YR9YR10 YR11 YR12YR13 YR14 7

8 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Design & Master Planning Sharing can deliver enhanced facilities which exceed the entitlement of individual schools Dining / Cafe Lecture Theatre Medical Support 8

9 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Design & Master Planning Sharing can deliver enhanced facilities which exceed the entitlement of individual schools Sports Science Dance Music BusinessPerforming Arts 9

10 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Design & Master Planning Exploring opportunities for the wider community to use shared facilities The design team will also look at whether some of the shared facilities on the campus may be used by the local community outside of school hours Would you support these facilities being made available to the local community? 10

11 An investment in the future of Omaghs children Lisanelly Shared Educational Campus Medical support We value your opinion Please fill in our questionnaire and place it in the feedback box provided With the help of your feedback the design and master-planning team will produce site layout and concept drawings for the second public consultation event due to take place in October 2010 Please also note that this information will be uploaded to a dedicated website which is due to be launched shortly Thank you for attending this event 11


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