Superb Results Surpassing all Expectations

The corridors of Crumlin Integrated College rang with excitement as the news of this year’s GCSE results were publicised. This has been an outstanding year for the college culminating in pupils achieving an excellent set of results which are the best in over seven years. 86% of pupils achieved 5 or more A*-C grades with extremely impressive results attained in most departments, particularly, Single Award Science, Art and Design, Geography, Home Economics (Child Development) and Occupational Studies (Construction) who all achieved 100% A*-C grades. There was much delight from the parents and pupils on Thursday morning as envelopes were opened and results revealed. Three pupils, in particular, excelled in their exams and are now pursuing their education to higher levels where they will no doubt succeed to even greater heights. Hannah Storey, who was delighted with her A* in Art and Design, Brian Savage, last year’s Head Boy and Stephen Bishop all of whom passed all of their GCSE’s at top grades. The Acting Principal, Mrs Lynda McGarry, expressed her delight and appreciation at the College’s achievement, “These results further reinforce the quality of the education offered at the College and endorse the high standards of Learning and Teaching at the college. The staff has worked tirelessly to ensure that every pupil achieved their full potential. I wish all of our young people every success for their future careers and hope that they will feel very proud and privileged of the integrated education they received in Crumlin.’Ms McCann one of the Year 12 parents reflected:‘Brian’s confidence has grown since coming to Crumlin Integrated College and despite the uncertainties surrounding the school in past years, the teachers never failed to do their best for the pupils. The extra revision classes were extremely beneficial and learning was always encouraged. ‘ Mr Tommy Ross, Chairman of the Board of Governors concluded, “I am delighted with the pupils’ achievements and I would like to pass on my congratulates to them all. I would also like to thank the staff for their commitment and good work in leading the pupils to these successes.”