Tremendous GCSE results for St Louis’ pupils

Just some of 45 top achievers at St Louis Grammar School who obtained eight As or more in their GCSEs.
Just some of 45 top achievers at St Louis Grammar School who obtained eight As or more in their GCSEs.

Once again, the students and staff of St Louis Grammar are celebrating a fantastic set of GCSE results.

Almost 100% of students achieved an outstanding seven or more GCSEs at A*-C grades.

Twins Ruairi and Laura McAleese, who attained 10 A* and seven A* and three As respectively.

Twins Ruairi and Laura McAleese, who attained 10 A* and seven A* and three As respectively.

St Louis’ students continue to excel significantly above the national average and these results reflect St Louis’ credentials as the top Grammar School in Northern Ireland.

This year’s cohort once again saw a strong increase in students achieving straight A*/A grades across a range of subjects, outlining the high expectations and challenging targets for all students.

Remarkably, over 52 per cent of all entries achieved A*-A grades and over 87 per cent were awarded A*-B grades. In addition, 45 students attained eight A grades or better.

Every Year 12 student enjoyed their own success story on results day but special recognition must be given to the top achievers.

Three top achievers at St Louis Grammar School Orla O'Kane, Evanna Woodside, and Lauren McQuillan.

Three top achievers at St Louis Grammar School Orla O'Kane, Evanna Woodside, and Lauren McQuillan.

Evanna Woodside received a phenomenal 11 A*. Ruairi McAleese attained 10A* and his twin sister, Laura not to be outdone with seven A* and three A.

#Furthermore, Dylan Magill also received an incredible 10 A*, while John Higgins and Rebecca McDonald each earned nine A* and one A.

Principal, Mr Rafferty, congratulated students, and said: “This exceptional performance is the culmination of their hard work and commitment, along with the dedication and expertise of their teachers and support from their families.

“It is evident that students have grasped every opportunity our school has offered them and this has enabled them to achieve at the highest levels.

Three of the top achievers at St Louis Grammar School: Dylan Magill, Connor McCrory, and Darragh Donaghy.

Three of the top achievers at St Louis Grammar School: Dylan Magill, Connor McCrory, and Darragh Donaghy.

“We are immensely proud of Year 12, especially when the extraordinary breadth of their extra curricular achievements is also taken into consideration.

“Undoubtedly, students will be feeling inspired to continue to pursue their future aspirations following their wonderful individual performances at GCSE as the vast majority return to study A Levels at St Louis Grammar.”