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 […]
‘It is very important to remember there are always options or alternative pathways available.’
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, […]
AFTER weeks and months of resisting calls from parents, politicians and in particular students, Education Minister Peter Weir has finally agreed to cancel this year’s GCSE and A Level exams. Minister Weir, who had resisted continuous calls for the exams to be cancelled, finally decided to pull the plug after similar decisions were taken in […]
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 […]
AFTER weeks of anxious waiting, students across Fermanagh are preparing to receive their GCSE results. Hundreds of students will make their way to their schools tomorrow (Thursday) to collect their results and for many, it will be a very nerve wrecking day. Students will be able to get their results from schools and colleges in […]
School principals have learned that money which enabled them to offer more subjects is to be almost halved.
ENNISKILLEN Royal Mail sorting office was a hive of activity this morning as GCSE students collected their GCSE results. Good luck to everyone getting their results today! Watch our video below and see next weeks Fermanagh Herald for more.
St Mary’s high achievers pose questions for Minister
THE principal of a school whose GCSE league table place jumped 36 places – up to number 11 in the North – has said ‘we are proud of our students every year’. Neil Morton, principal of Portora Royal in Enniskillen, saw his school climb to 11th from 47th in the most recent GCSE table, […]