The Education Authority is consulting with the Board of Governors, Staff and Parents of Belfast Model School for Girls on the following proposal:


“Belfast Model School for Girls will increase its admissions number from 160 to 200, with an annual phased increase in the enrolment number from 950 to 1250, with effect from 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.”


Please see documents below from more information:

Click here to download a Microsoft Word copy of ‘BMSG – notice to staff and parents with consultation document’.


Click here to download a Microsoft Word copy of ‘January 2018 BMSG – Consultation document’.


A hard copy of both documents can be collected from the school office.

Home Economics

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Mrs E Chambers (Head of Department)
Mrs L Booth
Mr S Donnelly
Ms C Henning
Miss L McBride (Technician)

At Key Stage 4 students can opt to follow Occupational Studies in Hospitality and Catering which (CEA) focuses on the vocational use of the skills developed at Key Stage 3.  This Level 1 and 2 qualification covers Food Preparation and Cooking (Kitchen and Larder and Patisserie).  This is a practical skills based, continuously assessed course.  Home Economics is taught to all pupils throughout Key Stage 3, where topics such as Healthy Eating, Home and Family Life and Independent Living are covered.  Pupils learn a range of skills including making healthy food choices and budgeting, to creatively using food to develop skills to help them cope with roles and responsibilities involved in modern family life.   The Home Economics Department of the Belfast Model School for Girls is located within a suite of purpose-built rooms.  Each of the three rooms has facilities to enable the practical teaching of food preparation.



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