Glengormley High School students were overjoyed as they reaped the fruit of their hard labour
Showing a 62 per cent increase on last year’s figure alone, the proportion of children achieving five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C is now at the highest level since 2010.
The percentage of pupils achieving five or more GCSEs at grade A*-C (including English and maths) has increased on last year by 43 per cent, the highest level since 2009.
A total of 99 per cent of Glengormley High pupils were awarded grades in at least five GCSEs.
Principal, Mr Massey said: “The hard work and commitment from both pupils and staff has paid off. Not only has today been a great day in the office for results, but our new offering of 23 A Level subjects (all delivered in-house) has realised a massive Sixth Year enrolment - the largest since 2011.”
Some notable subject performances this year include Further Maths with 89 per cent of pupils achieving A*-C, Art and Design with 83 per cent of pupils achieving A*-C, Performing Arts with 93 per cent of pupils achieving A*-C, English with 70 per cent of pupils achieving A*-C and ICT with 79 per cent of pupils achieving A*-C.