Pupils at the Royal School Dungannon have achieved excellent GCSE results in this summer’s examinations. The overall results showed that 47% of all grades were at A* or A grades and 80% of all grades were at A*-B.
29/104 pupils who sat GCSE examinations returned at least 7 A*/A grades. Bebhinn Elliott-Murphy led the way with a clean sweep of 10 A* grades while Jenny Liu scored 9 A* grades plus 1 A grade and Cherith Robinson returned 9 A* grades. Ellen Kirkland achieved 7 A* grades plus 3 A grades and James Stockdale scored 7 A* grades plus 2 A grades.
Hollie Burton, Rachael Hall, Katharine Lamb, Joshua A Clarke and Emily Hayes all carried off 10 A*/A grades each. Catlin Canavan, Amy Gillespie, David Doran and Aisha Farmer all returned A*/A grades in at least 9 subjects.
Luke Millar, Mariia Moshkina, Sophie Kennedy, Catherine Boyd, Jasmine Ashfiled, Ellie To and Edison Shek scored at least 8 A*/A grades in their overall totals; while Ryan Li, Anson Chan, Peter McClements, Matthew Bradley, Chloe Kelly, Justin Lam, James Nelson and Thomas Burns achieved at least 7 A*/A grades in their totals.
A further 10 pupils achieved at least 6 A*/A grades in their overall totals, including: Paddi Matthews, Jack Girvan, Jonathan Hall, Damian Tsui, Cara Hadden, Ria Emerson, Emma Givan, Aimee Johnston, Nicole Koo and Colin Lowcock.
The Headmaster, Dr David Burnett, was full of praise for the pupils, stating that,
“We knew how hard so many of the pupils were working and we had high hopes for their success and they have come up trumps. They really deserve huge congratulations for all their efforts and dedication and we are delighted to have so many pupils returning to the Sixth Form.”
“The support of parents and teachers has been a very important factor and it is that combination of support alongside the ability and effort of the pupils that has helped produce such excellent results.”