Academic – Exam Results
Our pupils achieved very pleasing results in the public examinations which they sat in June 2012, and can be viewed below. Further details and analysis on the School’s examination results can be found in the Annual Report.
The GCSE Examinations (last year’s figures in parenthesis)
201 (209) pupils
90% (88%) of pupils achieved A* to C in 7 or more subjects
90% (88%) of pupils achieved A* to C in 7 or more subjects including English and Mathematics
96% (95%) of pupils achieved A* to C in 5 or more subjects
94% (93%) of pupils achieved A* to C in 5 or more subjects including English, Mathematics and at least two sciences
Elizabeth Sinclair gained 11 passes at A*
22 (21) pupils gained 11 passes at A* or A (Elizabeth Sinclair 11A*, Emma Gray 10A* 1A, Leah Baillie 9A* 2A, Alice Kavanagh 9A* 2A, Patricia Martin 9A* 2A, Sarah Bingham 8A* 3A, Fionnuala McDaid 8A* 3A, Beth Moss 8A* 3A, Kyle Auterson 7A* 4A, Kathryn Brice 7A* 4A, Clodagh Corry 7A* 4A, Christopher Turnbull 7A* 4A, Claire Hughes 5A* 6A, Jack Johnston 5A* 6A, Aoife McAtamney 5A* 6A, Ryan Wallace 5A* 6A, Calvin Brown 4A* 7A, Katy Linden 4A* 7A, Hannah Robinson 4A* 7A, Melissa Antonio 3A* 8A, Erin McCullough 2A* 9A, Eorann O’Neill 2A* 9A)
16 (18) pupils gained 10 passes at A* or A (Holly Reid 7A* 3A, Daniel McKenna 6A* 4A 1B, Sophie Daniels 5A* 5A, Faye Kidd 5A* 5A, Emma Kelso 4A* 6A 1B, Emily Semple 4A* 6A 1B, Dara Dunlop 4A* 6A, Alex McGovern 3A* 7A 1B, Shannan McLoughlin 2A* 8A 1B, Olivia Poh 2A* 8A 1B, Robbie Shaw 2A* 8A 1B, Amy Wilson 2A* 8A, Rebecca Curtis 1A* 9A 1B, Lorna Joyce 1A* 9A 1B, Carrie Whitcroft 1A* 9A, Rebecca Rowan 10A 1B)
11 (16) pupils gained 9 passes at A* or A (Rachel Blythe 5A* 4A 1B, Sophie Foster 4A* 5A 1B, Beth MacDougall 4A* 5A 1B, Charlotte Noble 4A* 5A 1B, Chloe Walker 3A* 6A 1B, Alan Curtis 2A* 7A 2B, Jade Flaherty 2A* 7A 2B, Rosalind Ware 2A* 7A 2B, Sarah Minford 2A* 7A 1B, Hannah McBride 2A* 7A 1B 1C, Anna Hutchinson 1A* 8A 1B)
7 (9) pupils gained 8 passes at A* or A
Out of 1940 (2026) subject entries 94% (93%) were passes at grades A* to C, 77% (78%) were passes at A* to B and 47% (50%) were passes at A* or A.
The Advanced Subsidiary Examinations (last year’s figures in parenthesis)
193 (199) pupils
74% (70%) of the pupils achieved a minimum of 3Cs or better
In 14 (16) subject areas there was a 100% pass rate
Of the 740(731) subject entries, the pass rate was 96% (96%)
Of all subject entries, 56% (59%) were passed at grades A or B and 79% (79%) were passed at grades A to C
17% (17%) of the pupils gained at least 3 grade A passes
30% (32%) of the pupils gained at least 2 grade A passes
98% (91%) of the pupils gained at least 3 passes
99% (97%) of the pupils gained at least 2 passes
Stephen Doyle gained 5 grade A passes
16 (21) pupils gained 4 grade A passes (Rachael Allen, Niamh Benson, Conor Brogan Andrew Curtis, Daniel Dass, Rachael Elmore, Tom Hanna, Kristian Irwin, Anna Leyden, Hannah McKinstry, Kate Miller, Ellen Mooney, Bethany Queripel, Paul Rodgers, Matthew Smith, Stefan Tucker).
13 (12) pupils gained 3 grade A passes (Michael Bell 3A 1B, Bethany Brown 3A 1B, Suzanne Currie 3A 1B, Sophie English 3A 1B, Ryan Hamill 3A 1B, Jonathan Rainey 3A 1B, Kelly-Anne Rainey 3A 1B, Jordan Shaw 3A 1B, Parisa Shirazi 3A 1B, Callum Brown 3A 1C, Scott McCambridge 3A 1C, Kieran McGahan 3A 1C, Amy Mellor 3A 1C)
The Advanced Level Examinations (last year’s figures in parenthesis)
188 (174) pupils
Entries were up 6.0% from last year (596 compared with 562)
74% (73%) of the pupils achieved a minimum of 3Cs
Out of 596 (562) subject entries, 67% (65%) were passed at grades A*, A or B and 86% (85%) were passed at grades A* to C.
10% (9%) of subject entries were awarded the new A* grade.
28% (36%) of pupils achieved a minimum of 2As.
94% (95%) of the pupils gained at least 3 passes and 99% (99%) gained at least 2 passes.
Out of 596 (562) subject entries 9 (11) were failed.
In 22 (20) subjects there were 100% pass rates (26 (26) different subjects were taken).
Ridwan Farouki gained 4A* passes and 1A pass
Julia Diamond and Daniel Stark gained 4A* passes
4 (2) pupils gained 5 passes at A* or A (Ridwan Farouki 4A* 1A, Matthew Cheung 3A* 2A, Adam Purvis 3A* 2A, Andrea Shaw 3A* 2A)
15 (8) pupils gained 4 passes at A* or A (Julia Diamond 4A*, Daniel Stark 4A*, Rachael Abbott 3A* 1A, Grace Kenny 3A* 1A, Judith Bingham 2A* 2A, Jazmin Campbell 2A* 2A, Andrew McClements 2A* 2A, Alex Thompson 2A* 2A, Joel Auterson 1A* 3A, John-William Carey 1A* 3A, Deborah Forbes 1A* 3A, Niki Jackson 1A* 3A, Maeve Armstrong 4A, Caoimhe McCusker 4A, David Patterson 4A).
11 (23) pupils gained 3 passes at A* or A (Shannon Nash 2A* 1A 1B, Aleksy Gaj 1A* 2A 1B, Katie Laverty 1A* 2A 1B, Anna McShane 1A* 2A 1B, Lucy Dugan 3A 1B, Matthew Magill 3A, Ciaran Marica 3A, Jordan McClurkin 3A, Katie O’Neill 3A, Joshua Rooney 3A, William Watson 3A).
Daniel Stark was placed 3rd in CEA Further Mathematics.