Thank you for considering Hazelwood Integrated College for the next stage in your child’s education. Hazelwood Integrated College is a ‘first choice’ school, dedicated to the pursuit of educational excellence through the promotion of social, cultural and religious education.
We are a top performing Non-Grammar School in North Belfast, based on 5 GCSEs A*-C. At Hazelwood, we believe that there is talent in every child, and our role is to encourage and inspire this talent to flourish.
Our vision is to produce happy, thriving and successful young people, who are well-equipped to make their mark on the world.
We are a "first choice" school, dedicated to producing first-choice employees of the future.
We are committed to nurturing an active and diverse community of students, parents, staff, governors and neighbours.
We are forward-thinking, and embrace educational innovation in our curriculum.
We believe our values of openness, acceptance and mutual understanding are inextricably linked to high academic standards and achievement.
At Hazelwood, we believe in the importance of learning beyond the classroom. We provide a variety of activities that seek to enrich a student's learning experience, improve social skills and further enhance the skills and aspirations of our students.
Extra curricular clubs and opportunities range from sporting activities and various musical clubs, to cookery club and the prestigious Duke Of Edinburgh Award.
Hazelwood Integrated College is committed to promoting an integrated, inclusive society through educational excellence. Our varied curriculum gives students a well-rounded education, whilst focusing on numeracy and literacy at Key Stage 3.
We encourage all of our students to contribute to our ethos, take an active interest in their own learning and work hard to fulfill their potential.
We encourage students to identify their own strengths and weaknesses, challenge themselves, and achieve measurable goals. Our teachers also work hard to develop confidence and self-esteem among our students, and inspire them to enjoy and value learning
At Hazelwood College, we value the importance of sport, both for the physical benefits and interpersonal skills that come with participation.
A range of sporting teams at the College compete all year round in a variety of activities, where students have the opportunities to visit other schools and experience competition at various levels.
Our indoor facilities include a three court sports hall and a gymnasium, utilised for gymnastics, dance and fitness. Outdoor facilities include an all-weather pitch.
Sports offered include football, rugby, Gaelic, basketball, netball, trampolining, dance, cross-country, athletics and table tennis.
Throughout the College, we seek to safeguard every member of our school community. Our College policy sets out clear expectations and processes to ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. This is regularly reinforced through specific elements of our curriculum.
Our dedicated safeguarding team includes a health and wellbeing coordinator, a school nurse, a designated teacher for child protection, outreach workers and occupational therapists. We also work closely with outside agencies and counsellors to support the wellbeing of our students.
Hazelwood also works in partnership with the Diana Awards Anti-Bullying Campaign. Each year, a group of students are trained to become ambassadors for the initiative, empowering our young people to make a difference.