GCSE Results: St. Patrick's College, Dungiven

Staff at St Patrick's College, Dungiven, joined their GCSE students on results morning to share in their exam successes and make arrangements for sixth form choices.

Friday, 26th August 2016, 10:40 am
Updated Friday, 26th August 2016, 12:46 pm
GCSE students share their exam success with a very proud Principal Mr Gormley and Head of Key Stage Mr Kelly.
GCSE students share their exam success with a very proud Principal Mr Gormley and Head of Key Stage Mr Kelly.

Principal Michael Gormley said he was delighted with the results, with 80 per cent of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C

“I am delighted to welcome back our GCSE students who worked so hard throughout their GCSE courses,” said Mr. Gormley.

“Our students gained excellent results with 80 per cent achieving five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C - the NI average for 2015 was 72 per cent.

“Another measure of their success is that 65 per cent of our students achieved five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and Maths; the NI average for 2015 was 46.8 per cent.

“It is so rewarding for all our staff to get the chance to share this success with students and parents and tell them how proud we all are.”

Mr. Gormley had a special mention for “our top achieving GCSE student who performed exceptionally well across all her subjects”.

“Congratulations Cerri-Leigh McCallion (3A*, 6A and 1B),” he said.

“Other students who performed at the top level achieving A* grades in their subjects were: Jemma O’Neill, Shauna O’Kane, Nicole Glowicka, Cara O’Kane and Kelly-Ann Campbell. Well done to all our students, your hard work and effort has paid off.”

Mr.Gormley added: “I look forward to working with all our students again in September and warmly welcome those joining usfor the first time from other schools.

“Interviews for Sixth Form places can be arranged through our school office at any time.

“The staff and students of St Patrick’s College, Dungiven, have once again proven the benefits of our winning formula: a smaller school network, modern resources with genuine care and encouragement for each individual.”