Great success for Ballymoney High GCSE students

Ballymoney High School pupils celebrating GCSE success.
Ballymoney High School pupils celebrating GCSE success.

Receiving their results in much enhanced surroundings as the final touches are being made to the new build and refurbished areas of the school many smiling faces were evident as Ballymoney High School pupils received their GCSE results.

100% of pupils achieved an A*-C and 92% achieved 5 or more GCSE passes. These results highlight the school’s aim to provide success for all regardless of ability.

67 pupils achieved 5 or more Grades C or above and 67% achieved A*-C in GCSE English. Once again many pupil successes were recorded for pupils studying the

STEM subjects of Double Award Science, Technology and Engineering testifying to top class provision and performance. Pupils also proved their business acumen as they achieved highly in Business Studies. The wide range of academic and vocational courses that were offered to the young people ensures that pupils will now continue on a variety of career pathways.

Top six achievers in the year group were Chelsie McMullan, Katie Currie, Lewis Creelman, Abbie Kerry, Shannon Scott and Jordan Moon.

A school spokesperson said: “We thank the staff for their continued hard work and whole hearted commitment and parents for their continued support. We wish every one of the outgoing Year 12 pupils well as they go forward in their future studies, careers and lives and hope that they remain positive and proud of their many curricular and extra-curricular achievements at Ballymoney High School.

“Now the challenge and target for the new Year 12s is that they will live out the school’s mission to Believe in each and every child, have High Expectations for each and every child and Success for each and every child.”