St Joseph’s students celebrate success

THE principal of St Joseph’s College in Enniskillen said that hard work has been key as her pupils reached their ‘wonderful potential’ over the past academic year. “I hope you will feel inspired by the achievements of our pupils, the commitment of their teachers and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of celebration and friendship we create […]

Local pupils get GCSE results

PUPILS across Fermanagh went back to school last week to find out how well they did in their GCSE exams. And for many, it was a day of celebration with school Principals across the county praising them for their achievements and the effort that was put in over the last two years. Principal of St […]

Students call to ‘not delay’ guidance on exams

WHILE the cancellation of all GCSE and ‘A’ level examinations has been a “relief” for many, anxiety remains rife with pupils “none the wiser” as to how they will be graded. With tight lockdown restrictions still in place, and the majority of pupils facing an extended period of remote learning, students at St Kevin’s College, […]

Stop transfer test for the sake of youth mental health

WHILE exams for pupils at second level have been cancelled, some controversial transfer tests for primary pupils may still be going ahead. Locally, both St Michael’s College and Mount Lourdes Grammar School already announced they would not be holding transfer tests this year several months ago. However, on its website, the Enniskillen Royal Grammar School […]

Brexit report

Scrap exams for the sake of students, pleads councillor

THERE have been increasing calls for next year’s GCSE and A Level exams to be scrapped. Last week Cllr Sheamus Greene, pictured below, who is a father and a school bus driver, calling on the exams to be cancelled and for the North to follow the Welsh model of continuous assessment this academic year. Cllr […]