GCSE Success

26 August 2016

GCSE pupils at Cookstown High School have again performed well, surpassing Northern Ireland averages with their results.

Across Northern Ireland there was a welcome increase in the percentage of grades awarded A* or A and we are pleased that at Cookstown High our figure was still ahead of that with 30.2% of all grades in the A* and A category.

In total fourteen pupils achieved nine straight A or A* grades.

The Headmaster of the High School, Mr Graham Montgomery acknowledged the achievement of all concerned saying, “The success of our GCSE pupils is a testament to their hard work and ambition and also the commitment of staff and the support of parents. 

“It is clear that Cookstown High School is a place of achievement and a natural choice for those who aspire to excellence in academic work in a caring supportive school which will develop the learner as a whole person.  This year we have also again seen an improvement in the percentage of our pupils achieving at least 5 good passes.  Achievement like this is what increases life opportunities through meaningful employment. 

 “As a combined grammar and secondary school we are delighted that not only can we perform as well as selective grammar schools, but we encourage achievement and aspiration among pupils of all abilities   It is great that we are achieving improvement among the top grades achieved meaning that more and more pupils have a secure educational foundation as they enter into their sixth form studies.

 “At the High School we strive for excellence, offer opportunity and provide support to all our learners and an increasing number of pupils find they can thrive in that atmosphere.

“I would like to congratulate everyone who has contributed to this success and wish them well as they return to embark on their A Level studies.”

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GCSE 5A or morePupils who achieved 5 or more A or A* grades

GCSE 9A or morePupils who achieved 9 A or A* grades


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