Dalriada in NI top ten

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Dalriada in NI top ten thumbnailThese A Level Dalriada students who achieved at least 3A's or better in this year’s exams are a good part of the reason why the school have been ranked in the top ten performing schools in Northern Ireland. Pictured also is proud Headmaster Tom Skelton.

DALRIADA School is in the top ten performing secondary schools in Northern Ireland according to "Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2018," published in The Sunday Times and online last Sunday.
Dalriada, has figured consistently on this list over the years and 2017 is no different, with a school's position being determined by their A Level and GCSE results.
Dalriada had a really good year with 77.1% of pupils getting A* to B grades at A level and 61.9% of pupils getting A* to A grades at GCSE.
These results propelled the school up the list jumping from 87th in the UK in the 2016 list to 67th in 2017.
Commenting on this latest success, school Principal Tom Skelton said: "We are absolutely delighted to be in the top ten schools in Northern Ireland and to have jumped 20 places in the UK wide list. "Dalriada always punches above its weight and we knew that these pupils would do really well and they got what they deserved, they were two good groups.
“It reflects the hard work of pupils, the quality of our teaching staff and the support of our parents and Governors.
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