Congratulations to Ballymoney National School of Ballineen, Co. Cork for winning Scoilnet's Star Site award!
Visitors to Ballymoney National School's site are greeted with a simple layout, easy to use navigation tabs and a photo slider showcasing the various events and achievements in the school. There are eight navigation tabs at the top of the home page which makes finding information easy. There are also quick link tabs along the right hand side of the home page as well as an embedded audio player which features a song by the Junior Infants class.
The first navigation tab will bring visitors to the school's blog section. The Blog tab contains updates on school events such as the School Tour to Skibbereen, a trip to "The Hollies" in Enniskeane and special occasions in the school. This section has a nice feature that informs visitors of how long it should take them to read a blog entry!
The About Us tab contains all the vital information for the school such as Staff Newsletter and School History. The Calendar tab has important dates for the school such as opening and closing dates with each term colour coded for easy reading.
The Junior Room tab contains high quality photos of all the events and happenings in the junior end of the school such a s a visit to Rumley's Farm and the school's Butterfly Garden. The Senior Room tab showcases artwork, biking workshops and gardening from the senior end of the school.
Ballymoney National School's site has a nice simple design with an easy to navigate layout and is an excellent point of contact between parents, pupils and the school. Well done on winning Scoilnet's Star Site Award!
Scoilnet's much-coveted Star Site award recognises those schools that are embracing the web as a communication tool.
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