Clonmel students among first cohort to graduate from new Computer Science programme at Leaving Cert

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of the new Leaving Certificate subject Computer Science, according to researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick. Computer Science was available to Leaving Certificate students in 40 schools (13 DEIS Schools) selected via open competition. The subject will be rolled […]

Impact of School Closures on Examination Activities #Covid19 #CoronaVirus

As a result of the current closure of all schools in the State, the impact on the state examination activities scheduled at this time and in the near future has been considered by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) in conjunction with the Department of Education and Skills. Consequently, the SEC is confirming… • The cancellation […]

St Joseph’s College, Borrisoleigh student achieves 6 A1’s

This years Leaving Certificate results continued to uphold the rich traditions of excellent academic achievement in the school. Top of this years class was Darragh Kennedy from Holycross who achieved 6A1s, 1A2s and 1B1 (615 points). Darragh was closely followed by Borrisoleighs Georgia Brown with an excellent 605 points and Toomevara’s Jack Delaney with 570 […]

Advice for Parents Ahead of Leaving Cert Results Day

With the Leaving Certificate results set to be released to more than 50,000 students on Wednesday 14th August, Griffith College has some advice for parents dealing with their Leaving Cert students ahead of the big day.   While the day can be a joyous one for many, exam results can cause a great deal of anxiety […]