Kildare Students To Receive Junior Cert Results Today

Kildare Students To Receive Junior Cert Results Today

Fifty-four received 11 As and 240 got 10.

Thousands of young Kildare students are to receive their Junior Cert results this morning. "A lot of hard work went into preparing for these exams over the past few years by both students and teachers alike, and I hope that students feel accomplished and proud", she said.

The results show 81.7 per cent of students sitting the English higher level paper achieved a mark over 55 per cent compared with 76.6 per cent past year.

Hundreds attend Flight 93 National Memorial service
The students, who were born after the events of that fateful day, were among hundreds that attended the ceremony . Steve Clark, the park's superintendent, said the tower will complete the memorial "in a most lovely way".

Ahead of the Junior Certificate results being released, Drinkaware appealed to parents to talk to their children about alcohol ahead of their exam results celebrations. The dual presentation of marks will continue until 2021 when the Junior Certificate is phased out and replaced entirely with the new Junior Cycle.

The Junior Cert exams ended on June 21. It marks the transition into study for further education at third level, and greater autonomy in their subject choice and knowledge specialisation.

The results are being handed out to more than 2,700 pupils at schools across Limerick this Wednesday. "The Leaving Cert's Class of 2017 were the first to be graded using a new 1-8 scale, which reduced the pressure of the points race and encouraged more to take up higher-level papers".

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