Teaching Staff

 Mr. I. Williamson
 B.Ed (Queen's University and Stranmillis College, Belfast)
 D.A.S.E. (Queen's University, Belfast)
 P.Q.H.NI (Regional Training Unit)
 Vice Principal
 Mrs. C.E. Stewart
 B.Sc. (Hons), (Queen's University, Belfast)
 P.G.C.E., (Queen's University, Belfast)
 Senior Teachers 
 Miss J. Elliott
 B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (University of Sheffield)
 M.Ed (University of Ulster)
 Mr. J.E. McPeak
 B.A. (Hons) (University of Ulster)
 Head of Year 12
 Mr. M. Rafferty
 B.A. (Hons) (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (University of Ulster)
 Teaching Staff 
 Mrs R. Cochrane  B. A. (Hons) (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 P.G.C.E (University of Ulster)
 Miss M. Brown  M.A. Royal College of Art, London
 P.G.C.E., University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Mrs M. Campbell  B.Ed (Hons) (Queen’s University and Stranmillis College, Belfast)
 Mrs. R. Clarke  B.A. (Hons) (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 Mrs. H. Dalzell  B.A. (Hons) History (University of Ulster)
 LL.B. (Hons) (De Montfort University, Leicester)
 PG Dip Legal Practice (University of central England)
 P.G.C.E (University of Ulster)
 Head of Year 10
 Mrs. L.C. Elliott  B.A. (Hons) (Anglia Polytechnic University)
 P.G.C.E. (Roehampton Institute)
 Ms. A. Harpur  B.A. (Hons) (Liverpool John Moore’s University)
 Mr R.M. Gabe  B.Sc (Hons) (University of Manchester) 
 M.Sc (City University, London)
 P.G.C.E. (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 Mrs. J. Graham  B.A. (Hons), (University of Central Lancashire)
 P.G.C.E. (Liverpool John Moore’s University)
 Certificate in Education, (Queens University,Belfast)
Miss A Kearney  
 Mr. L. Kearney  B.A. (Hons), (John Moores University)
 P.G.C.E. (John Moores University)
Head of Year 8
Mrs R Martin

MA(Hons) University of Glasgow


 Miss L. McBride  B.Sc (Hons), (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 Head of Year 9
Mr G McCandless B.Sc (Hons), (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E (St Martin's College, Lancaster)
 Mr. D. McClelland  B.Sc. (Hons) (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (University of Ulster)
 Head of Year 11
 Mr. N. McMaster  B.A. (Hons) (Queen’sUniversity, Belfast)
 P.G.C.E. (Durham University)
 Mrs. R. F. Topping  B.A. (Hons) (University of Ulster)
 P.G.C.E. (University of Ulster)
 Head of Year Sixth Form
 Dr E.R. Veal  B.Sc (Hons) Queen’s University, Belfast
 Ph D (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 P.G.C.E. (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 Mrs G. Neill  B.Sc (Hons) (Queen’s University, Belfast)
 P.G.C.E (Queen’s University, Belfast)


Board of Governors

 Board of Governors  
 Rev. P. Barton, B.A., B.Th.
 The Rectory, 2 Ballinlea Road, Ballycastle, BT54 6NQ 

 028 20768155

 Parent Reps
 Mrs. W. McCormick  4 Islandboy Road, Ballycastle BT54 6JP
 Mrs.J. McVicker  'Lisbellnagroagh', 37 Moycraig Road, Dunseverick, Bushmills BT57 8TB
 Mr. D. Rowe  27 Islandmacallion Road, Armoy, Ballymoney BT53 8XB
 Mr.C. Whyte  4 Killyless Road, Cullybackey, Ballymena  BT42 1HB
 North-Eastern Education & Library Board Reps
 Mr. B. Dillon  B.A. M.Ed. Cert.Ed. D.A.S.E. D.M.S. 8 Drumavoley Park, Ballycastle BT54 6PE
 Mr. J. D. Hamill  21 Market Street, Ballycastle BT54 6DS
 Mr. P. Powell  3 Dunamallaght Crescent, Ballycastle BT54 6PP
 Mr. R. A. McIlroy  174a Straid Road, Bushmills BT57 8SW
 Transferor Reps
 Rev. P. Barton  B.Th. The Rectory, 2 Ballinlea Road, Ballycastle, BT54  6NQ
 Mr. R. Bolt  204 Straid Road, Bushmills, BT57 8XW
 The Very Rev. Dr A.W G. Brown  1 Cedar Avenue, Ballycastle, BT54 6DE
 Mr. A. McClure  27 ToberRoad, Ballymoney, BT53  8JP
 Mrs. L. McConaghy  5 Rathlin Avenue, Ballycastle, BT54  6DQ
 Mrs. M. Poots  27 Boyland Road, Ballymoney, BT53 7HE
 Teacher Reps
 Mr. J. McPeak  12 Woodvale Road, Portstewart, BT55 7HY
 Mr R Rafferty  24 The Salmon Leap, Coleraine, BT51 3TW


The Board of Governors plays an increasingly important role in the administrative and
curricular life of the school. A new Board is appointed every four years and it includes
representatives from the Education and Library Board, Parents, Teachers and Transferors.

The Governors present an Annual Report on the work of the previous school year each
autumn term. The most recent report was published in November, 2011. A copy of the
report is available on request from the school.

In the event of a parent or guardian having a complaint that they feel the Board of Governors is failing to fulfil its obligations under the Education Reform Order in relation to the provision of the Northern Ireland Curriculum, they should initially discuss the matter with the school principal and ask the school to look into the matter. If the matter is still not resolved and the parent feels the school is acting unreasonably or in some way not meeting its duty in relation to the Curriculum they will be able to take the complaint to an independent tribunal which the North-Eastern Education and Library Board will set up to deal with complaints.





Ballycastle High School
33 Rathlin Rd
BT54 6LD


P: (028) 2076 2254


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