St Mary’s Christian Brothers’ Grammar School has had another highly successful A Level year, with 76% of students achieving three grades at A*-C or equivalent; this represents sustained improvement and a significant increase of 13% over a four-year period.
Finn McCann was the top performing student, achieving a remarkable 2 A*s and 2A grades. Outstanding results were also secured by Luke McGrath (2 A* and 1 A), Michael Deane, Ronan McCluskey, Ryan McGuigan and Ciaran McCaffrey (3 As) and Harry Monaghan (2 As and 1 Distinction*).
A Triple Distinction Award in BTEC Level 3 Sport was achieved by Caolan Crossan, Ciaran Donnelly, Conor Morris, Caolfhionn O’Neill, Thomas Skillen, Tony Stanley.
The school’s overall A Level performance was very strong, with St Mary’s students achieving a 100% pass rate at grades A* to C in Applied Business, Art & Design, Chemistry, Double Award BTEC Sport, Drama, Finance, French, Irish, Music, Physics, Spanish and Technology. Single and Triple Award BTEC Sport were also very successful, with pass rates of over 95% at grades A* to C or equivalent.
St Mary’s Principal, Mrs. Siobhan Kelly, expressed her pride in the success of the pupils and their teachers. “These are extremely good results and reflect the hard work and commitment of our pupils towards their studies. Our boys have been helped throughout their time in St. Mary’s by our dedicated teachers and their supportive parents. In St, Mary’s we value this partnership, supporting the boys towards their chosen pathway. The school is delighted that all of the hard work has been rewarded and today we can celebrate examination success together. I wish our A Level pupils every blessing in the future as they begin the next part of their educational journey. I also wish to pay tribute to this group of outgoing Year 14 pupils who made a huge contribution to the life of the school and the wider community, I have no doubt they will now go on to great success in their universities and employment”.