I look forward to St Dominic’s detailed breakdown…
The Parental Alliance for Choice in Education blog
All parents who have received a letter notifying them of the results of their applications to a post-primary school(s) would benefit from reading this post.
Why the Belfast Telegraph and Irish News must set the record straight on grammar school league table libel
Decisions made to apply to a particular grammar school based, even in part, on newspaper claims about exam performance are unsafe.
It is important to understand that the Grammar School Exam Performance lists ( league table libel) presented in the form used by the Belfast Telegraph and the Irish News represent, at best, a marketing tool used by the newspapers to increase sales in a declining print media environment.
In the Irish News of May 22, 2017 Simon Doyle boldly claims:
The Irish News performance lists are anticipated annually and some schools advertise their positions on their websites
Here is an example from St Dominic’s High School/Grammar School in Belfast.
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