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Western Education & Library Board,
1 Hospital Road,
Omagh, Co Tyrone,
BT79 0AW

Telephone: 028 8241 1411
Fax: 028 8241 1400
Email: info@welbni.org
Textphone: 028 8241 1550


From 01 October 2015, the Education Authority (EA) will no longer routinely advertise job vacancies in local, regional or national newspapers. From this date, all vacancies will appear on the EA website www.eani.org.uk/i-want-to/apply-for-a-job/ and on www.jobcentreonline.com

This applies to:

  • Teaching and non-teaching vacancies within the Controlled school sector
  • Non-teaching vacancies within the Catholic Maintained school sector.
  • Vacancies within the Education Authority
School Admissions Office

School Admissions Office

For September 2016 admissions onwards, the Education Authority will no longer produce a hard copy of an admissions information booklet for each parent.
Information on admissions to Pre-Schools, Primary Schools and Post-Primary Schools in September 2016 will be available on the Education Authority website on 27 November 2015.
Application forms for Pre-School and Primary School will be available from local pre-schools and primary schools or can be downloaded from the Education Authority website from 27 November 2015. 
Children transferring to Post-Primary School in September 2016  will be provided with an application form known as a Transfer Form by their primary school early in the New Year.
Hard copy reference admissions information booklets will be available in schools.
Strategic Area Planning

Strategic Area Planning

Click here to find information on WELB's Strategic Area Plan for Primary Schools

Click here to find information on WELB's Strategic Area Plan - Post Primary

Click here to find information on WELB's Annual Area Profiles

Free School Meals/Clothing Grant

Free School Meals/Clothing Grant

Is your child entitled to Free School Meals/ School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing?  Click here to find out more .........