Star GCSE Performance at Slemish
Slemish College students once again performed exceptionally well with a number of students achieving the top grades across a significant number subject areas.
The top performing Year 12 student Daniel Bingham achieved no less than 10 A*s whilst Shakeel Mohammed and Aisling McKeown each achieved 7A*s and 3 As.
Marie Allen had 6 grades at A* and 4 As with Sarah Emery hot on her heels with 5A*s and 5 As. Joshua Park, Kathryn Sloan, Ashleen Agnew, Titas Alvikas, Eimear Bradley, Nathan Thompson, Sarah Kirk, Andrew Welsh, Megan Crilly, Rebecca Hamilton, Damon Kelly, Jamie Houston, Kendra Kemp, Kerri-Ann McKeever, Joshua Van Loggerenberg, Chloe Brown, Emily Duffy and Jefferson Logan were also top of the class with a combined number of 100 A and A* grades.
84% of students achieved the much needed grade C or better in English. English Literature students excelled with almost a quarter of all candidates achieving an A* and a further 40% achieving a grade A.
Likewise a third of all Further Maths students achieved an A*. A number of other subject areas were also delighted with 100% of their students achieving a C or better, notably Home Economics, Music and Physical Education whilst in over three quarters of the subjects delivered at Slemish College, 100% of the candidates achieved a pass grade.
Spanish, French and History students’ results also reflected significant value had been added with 96%, 95% and 96% of students achieving grade C or better.
Students attending the Northern Regional College for Occupational Studies through Ballymena Learning Together all achieved a grade C or better and the College thanked the NRC for their commitment and dedication to students which has resulted in many having the opportunity to pursue vocational career pathways.