Principals in second level schools in Tipperary town expressed delight at the results for this year’s Leaving Certificate Classes.
The three principals, John Kiely Abbey School, Rory Devitt St Ailbe’s and John Cullinane St Anne’s, all praised the resilience shown by this year’s class and recalled the disruption to their education during the pandemic.
Several times during their education, classes were held online and the examination format was subject to several last minute changes.
64 students sat the Leaving Certificate in the Abbey School this year and approximately three quarters of the class have visited the school so far today.
Principal John Kiely said there was great joy and satisfaction as the students head off to the next phase of their lives – with apprenticeships a very popular option for many.
75 students sat the Leaving Certificate in St Ailbe’s – Principal Rory Devitt says the vast majority are very happy with their results.
Students have lots of opportunities and options for their future so the advice from the Principal was to enjoy this moment and take advice on the next phase of life before making any decisions.
46 students in St Anne’s Secondary school received their results today and Principal John Cullinane says overall they were excellent especially given the impact of the Pandemic. Overall the school’s results were above the national average according to the Principal.
Two students in Tipperary town achieved the maximum points of 625 – one student in St Annes and one in St Ailbes.