Another Debating Success

Congratulations once again to the Concern Debating team.  Siofra Carlin, Alexandra Duffy, Maggie O’Gorman and Kate Eustace.

On Monday 6th November they were in favour of the motion, ‘To end hunger, the world must embrace GMOs’. They beat St. Benildus College 2-1 on the night.

Thank you to Emily McAlinden who chaired this debate and Aoife Casey who was the timekeeper.

 

Spectroscopy Workshop

On Wednesday 8th November, all 5th and 6th Year chemistry students took part in a spectroscopy workshop in the school. The workshop was run by John O’Donoghue from the Royal Society of Chemistry and Trinity College Dublin PhD students Gemma Locke, Lisanne Peters and Martha Gulman. During the workshop students used Ultraviolet and Infrared Spectrometers, as well as mass spectrometry results, to solve a simulated crime.

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Junior Certificate National Averages

Our Junior Certificate students (2016/2017) have performed extremely well compared to the national averages recently published. Please see below for details –

English Distinction Higher Merit Merit
 

National Average %

Higher Level

 

1.8%

 

20.2%

 

59.7%

 

The Teresian School

 

 

12.5%

 

55.0%

 

32.5%

Other Subjects:

Subject Level National Average

      A

TERESIAN National Average

      B

TERESIAN National Average

     C

TERESIAN National Average

     D

TERESIAN
IRISH A 10.9 16.6 33 25 37.9 47.2 16.4 11.11
IRISH G 3.1 23.7 39.3 100 26.6
MATHEMATICS A 14.1 38.8 28.4 33.3 31.7 16.6 21.4 11.1
MATHEMATICS G 6.2  50 29.6 50 35.1 23.2
HISTORY A 14.8 52.5 26.6 37.5 27.5 10 21.9
GEOGRAPHY A 8.2 7.5 30.7 62.5 34.3 27.5 22.9 2.5
FRENCH A 10.2 31.03 27.2 34.48 35.1 20.68 23 13.79
GERMAN A 11.7 100 29.2 30.1 21.9
SPANISH A 14.5 36.36 30.8 36.36 29.6 27.27 18.7
ART  CRAFT  DESIGN A 22.8 66.6 32.9 19.04 33 14.28 10.3
BUSINESS STUDIES A 8.4 17.85 35.1 53.57 36.7 28.57 17.8
MUSIC A 12.6 28.57 42.3 35.71 31.9 35.71 11.9
HOME ECONOMICS A 13.3 66.66 50 33.33 30 6
SCIENCE A 9.4 37.5 28.9 32.5 37.8 27.5 22.1 2.5
C.S.P.E C 20.5 70 41.2 30 26.4 9.3