“Fantastic” A level results at North Coast

Emma, Hollie, Brandon, Aisling and Yasmin - university's calling!
Emma, Hollie, Brandon, Aisling and Yasmin - university's calling!

Pupils at North Coast Integrated College have achieved “fantastic results” with 67% of pupils achieved 3A* - C grades.

A spokesperson for the school said: “This success at post 16 is exemplary and was commended in our latest inspection report from April 2018, ‘at post-16 the proportion of pupils attaining three or more GCE A Level, or equivalent at grades A*- C has doubled in the last three years, and is well above the Northern Ireland average...’ [Eti 2018]

Alisha and Harry , future nurse and media mogul.

Alisha and Harry , future nurse and media mogul.

“This year sees the trend continue and the results have in fact improved a further 2% from last year. Well done to all of our students and staff and thank you to our parents for all your support.

“The results highlight all that is good about North Coast Integrated College. We offer a variety vof academic and vocational subjects and we celebrate in the achievements of all of ourvstudents in their chosen pathway - it is what makes us different.

“Our pupils have a wide range of interests and expectations about what they will achieve from school, and a key part of our role is guiding them along the individual academic path that suits them best. Every pupil is different and our success is in educating each of them

together, with full knowledge of their individual strengths.

Chloe and Laura Jane off to UUC.

Chloe and Laura Jane off to UUC.

“Education is about so much more than results, it is about life experiences along the way - the extra-curricular and sporting opportunities as well as the friendships, and growing up together.”

“We are so proud of all our pupils - we are as delighted for the 3A*s as we are for the 3Cs. This is what is so special and unique about integrated education at North Coast - the achievements and the talents of every one of our pupils are celebrated here,” said North

Coast Chairperson, Ellie Byrden.

Acting Principal, Angela Passmore, commented: “Our ethos and our strength is that we educate children of all abilities. Some pupils we would expect to achieve the top academic grades and, for other students we would expect them to achieve and pass with good grades.

Jack who achieved two grade As and a B with Head of Sixth Form Mrs McFadden.

Jack who achieved two grade As and a B with Head of Sixth Form Mrs McFadden.

“We know our pupils, we know how to guide them and get the very best out of them. We help them make the right choices and achieve qualifications that set them on the right career path.

“The teachers at North Coast Integrated work tirelessly for the pupils. One of the areas that I get great satisfaction from is looking at the leavers’ destinations - where they end up. This, for me, highlights what we do best - knowing our pupils, providing them with very best

careers guidance and academic support to ensure that they achieve their goals.”

Mrs Passmore continued, “Our young people are under so much pressure and it is to their great credit when they achieve so well. We are proud of their achievements and perhaps even more importantly, that they are comfortable in their own skin, that their mental health

Liverpool John Moore's University awaits Glen.

Liverpool John Moore's University awaits Glen.

and well-being remain sound and they are happy in school. A massive congratulations to every single one of our pupils!”

A delighted Josh continuing his studies with a Foundation degree in Sport.

A delighted Josh continuing his studies with a Foundation degree in Sport.

Nicole and Adam - more successful students!

Nicole and Adam - more successful students!

Rebekah, Olivia and Caitlin about to start out in their careers in studying social work and psychology.

Rebekah, Olivia and Caitlin about to start out in their careers in studying social work and psychology.

Victoria with her very proud parents - next stop Liverpool!

Victoria with her very proud parents - next stop Liverpool!