Longford students await Leaving Cert results

After the long and arduous wait, the Leaving Cert class of 2011 will learn their fate tomorrow (Wednesday).

After the long and arduous wait, the Leaving Cert class of 2011 will learn their fate tomorrow (Wednesday).

As many as 55,000 students, 600 of them from the Longford region, will stream into their respective schools to acquire their results and discover if their performance throughout the examination process has been enough to fulfil their ambitions for the future.

The overall analysis of the exams seemed to resonate with reviews of last year’s batch with maths been isolated as being particularly challenging.

While the Leaving Cert is renowned for carving a path towards future success for many students, it can also be a painful experience as there will be the unfortunate few faced with disappointment when they open their results tomorrow. Of that group, relief is possible with the option of appealing your results.

Last year over 12,000 Leaving and Junior Cert students called for a re-examination of their grades and almost 2,000 were rewarded with upgrades