57,500 receive Leaving Cert results

Around 57,500 students have been receiving the results of their Leaving Certificate exams today. This year's results follow previously seen patterns of low achievement in maths and science subjects.
The number sitting higher level maths fell, with only 16% of students sitting the paper.
Once again there was a low uptake of physics and chemistry at higher level and high failure rates in all science subjects. After the emergency rescheduling of the second English paper, students' results in that subject are broadly in line with those of previous years.

While there are minor fluctuations, the State Examinations Commission said the rescheduling of the paper did not adversely affect the quality of this year's scripts. Read More

Courtesy: RTE News