The manager of St Josephs College, Borrisoleigh has congratulated the teachers, students and parents on the best ever Junior Certificate results
in which 85 per cent of the students scored the equivalent of an Honours Certificate with 23 pupils scoring eleven honours each.
Fifteen students got A’s in Honours Maths while all students doing Materials Technology and Technical Graphics got Honours and only one student in Art and Music did not achieve honours.
Those statistics alone are remarkable. Mr O Shea said that he did not support a policy of putting inordinate resources into a few top ability students to the exclusion of the average and weak pupils. All students must get justice and not the few grade ‘A’ collectors, concluded Mr O’ Shea.