GCSE success story for Loreto students

STUDENTS and staff at Loreto College Coleraine are preparing for the new term by celebrating outstanding GCSE results in the June 2012 session.

Mr Michael James, Principal of Loreto College, paid tribute to the Year 12 students of 2011-2012 and to their teachers for their hard work, enthusiasm and dedication in gaining excellent results across the full range of subjects on offer at the College.

Mr James explained: “Of our Year 12 group who sat the GCSE examinations in June 2012, 94% achieved seven GCSEs at A*-C, with 93.2% gaining seven GCSEs at A*-C including English and Mathematics.

“Meanwhile 99.1% gained five GCSEs at A*=C. We are delighted with these excellent results, which are very much in keeping with the outstanding results gained by Loreto College students over recent years.”

The achievement levels at the top end of the scale at Loreto College were high, with a magnificent 47 students gaining seven grade A results or better. Twelve students scored 7 A* grades or better, with six students gaining 9 A* grades and one student scoring ten A* grades. Among these top achievers, Caoimhe Cooke, Peter Devlin, Shane Donnelly, Niamh Dowdall, Patrick Kerr, and Alice McGee gained nine A* grades while Niamh Dowdall scored a magnificent ten A* grades.

The students who gained seven A grades or better were: Conor Anderson, Christopher Bradley, Julia Brzozowska, Bronwen Butler, Naomi Butler, Caoimhe Cooke, Peter Devlin, Shane Donnelly, Niamh Dowdall, James Downey, Katie Dysart, Adam Gellatly, Aoibheann Gillan, Kirstin Ingram, Patrick Kerr, Edward Lane, Ben Levy, Kevin Liken, Sara McFarland, Rosanna McAleese, Patrick McCloskey, Alice McGee, Damian McGrath, Cliodhna McIlvenny, Brendan McKillop, Eoin McKillop, Eilis McNamee, Ruairi McPoland, Ciara Morren, Karla O’Boyle, Nicole O’Hagan, Sorcha O’Hara, Rachel O’Kane, Roisin Parahoo, Luke Roantree, Ellen Thompson, Karl Traynor, Donald Turner and Fergus Wachala-Kelly.