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School Locations

Location of nursery schools, preschools, preparatory departments, primary schools, special schools and post-primary schools throughout Northern Ireland.

Data are collected annually through the School Census exercise. This takes place in early October, when each school is required to submit a return detailing information about the numbers of pupils on their register.

Data reference year: 2014/15

Source: Department of Education (NI) (via Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service)

In addition to the location, the following school information is included:

  • DE ref: reference code for the centre (school)
  • Centre name: name of the education centre (school)
  • Address
  • Town
  • Postcode
  • ELB: (now former) Education and Library Board for the school
  • School type: educational stage of the school
  • Management type: i.e. controlled/maintained/voluntary etc
  • Irish Medium: yes/no whether the school is set up as an Irish Medium school
  • District Council: the former (pre-2014) local government district the school is in
  • New District Council: The new (post-2014) local government district the school is in
  • Parliamentary Constituency: which Assembly and Westminster constituency the school is in

 

Data and Resources

Dataset Info

These fields are compatible with DCAT, an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web.
FieldValue
Author
Department of Education
Modified Date
2016-06-20
Release Date
2016-06-20
Frequency
Annually
Identifier
8a2ec4f8-c85e-4b2a-91f5-9b236e76a948
Licence
Open Definition
Topic
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area (WKT)
POLYGON ((-8.21777 55.3198, -5.41626 55.3198, -5.41626 53.9755, -8.21777 53.9755, -8.21777 55.3198))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Northern Ireland
Temporal Coverage
01/04/2014 to 31/03/2015
Granularity
School
Contact Name
Paul Matthews
Contact Email
Language
English