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Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

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According to the State Examinations Commission, 2,251 students in Limerick were eligible to sit the Leaving Certificate, with a further 187 completing the Leaving Certificate applied.

Galway Bay fm newsroom - Over 3200 Galway students will pick up their Leaving Cert results this morning.

The State Examinations Commission (SEC), in the first year of a new eight grade system, revealed that more and more pupils are opting to sit higher level papers across almost all subjects.

The Minister for Education Richard Bruton has welcomed the publication of today's results calling it a "watershed moment for the class of 2017". "No matter how prepared students are, this can be a very confusing and stressful time for them and their families and talking to a professional can really help".

In all, there are a total of eight grades available this year at higher and ordinary level separated by margins of 10 per cent.

With tensions between US, North Korea easing, what happens next?
He added he aims to use the Asia trip to get a "sense what the temperature is in the region". In the past, the North has used calendar events for displays of military prowess.

It will see a H1 worth 100 CAO points, a H4 gives you 66 points, while a H5 is worth 56 points - the same as an O1. Under the new grading system, CAO points will be awarded for any score of 30% or more on a Higher Level paper.

The number of top marks for English dropped marginally this year.

Students are urged not to panic about the changes, and are advised that until CAO offers are made next Monday, the changes in points for courses will not be comparable to past year.

"We need much more innovation and diversity in the modes of assessment to encourage better student learning", said Prof Nolan at the launch of the National Parents' Council Post-Primary (NPCpp) Exam 2017 Helpline.


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