Calling all student volunteers in Lucan Community College. Have you been involved in volunteer work in your school and community? Applications are now invited for submission to the Principal, Ms Birnie for the 2016 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards which recognises and rewards the post-primary level students throughout Ireland for volunteer work carried out in their local communities. Applications should be submitted online at www.pramerica.ie/spirit and students should complete and return this application to the Principal by Friday 23rd October. A maximum of two applications will then be selected by a subgroup of staff and parents to go forward for national judging.
Fantastic Junior Cert results 2015
Diane Birnie (Principal) and Andrew Purcell (Deputy Principal) said that they are delighted with the excellent standard of results that students achieved this year in the Junior Certificate.
Particular mention goes to Alan Murphy who achieved 8As in higher level subjects and also to Rachel Fitzpatrick, Imran Lanambai, Sinead Courtney, Emma Kilroy, Rachel Kilroy, Sophie Power, Dylan Wright and Sabina Kuljancic who were among our top achievers.
Year Head Mr Grimes and tutors joined in congratulating the students and cheers of excitement rang thoughout the school. In an assembly, Mr Grimes and Ms Birnie reminded students that this is a learning experience – “This is a very positive first step on your future journey for you all. The important thing is to build on what you have learned from this experience”.
Results in Maths show that over 70% of students took higher level maths in Lucan Community College which far exceeds the national average of 55.3% with 30% of these achieving either and A or B grade. In English over 81% of the students taking higher level received an honours grade (A, B or C) compared to 75% nationally. Across all subjects many students achieved results that improved on their Mock results and can celebrate three years of hard work and effort.
Well done to all of the teachers, parents and support staff who supported our students in their preparation for their examinations. In short Lucan Community College is extremely proud of this group of students.