Best GCSE results ever at College

A SELFIE. Top pupils at Cross & Passion celebrate their results with a selfie on Thurs.INBM35-15 021SC.
A SELFIE. Top pupils at Cross & Passion celebrate their results with a selfie on Thurs.INBM35-15 021SC.

Once again, all expectations in GCSE results have been exceeded in Cross and Passion.

The principal, Mrs Ward haswarmly congratulated the pupils and staff on the tremendous set of results. 94.2% of pupils achieved 5A* to C.

Mrs Ward also drew attention to a really significant success in the percentage of top grades awarded.

This year’s top achievers included, Luíseach Mathers who has banked 11 A* including an A* in GCSE Irish which she achieved at Gaelscoil an Chaistil.

Clodagh Boylan achieved 8A* Grades and 2 A’s.

Despite the fact that at national level top grades are decreasing, the top 13 pupils in CPC achieved 51 A* and 63 A Grades between them.

Mrs Ward warmly congratulated all of the pupils and staff in Cross and Passion.

‘The whole school community is delighted and I really want to congratulate the pupils who have worked so hard and been so determined to succeed.’

The principal feels that this success is the combination of teachers’ high expectations, pupils’ hard work, the support of parents and indeed the support which the wider community gives to the school.

Mrs Ward expressed her deep gratitude to her staff. ‘The teaching and support staff in Cross and Passion are extremely generous, talented people who continually go the extra mile to make sure that our pupils get the encouragement, support and care that they need to achieve their personal best,” concluded the principal of Cross and Passion College.

Mrs Ward commented on the range of successes achieved in

CPC last year despite extremely challenging educational

environment and the pressures on schools and on young people.

‘We have had a great year with a tremendous ETI inspection

report, debating success at the highest level in NI and an All-

Ireland Hurling title and we all look forward to building on this

success in the years to come’.