Dominican College, Fortwilliam

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Coordinates: 54°37′48″N 5°55′55″W / 54.630°N 5.932°W / 54.630; -5.932

Dominican College, Fortwilliam
An Coláise Doiminiceach, Dún Liam
Motto Veritas ("truth")
Established 1930
Religion Roman Catholic
Principal Miss S. McGahan
Board Belfast Education and Library Board
Location Fortwilliam Park
Belfast
County Antrim
BT15 4AQ
Northern Ireland
Students 1000 (approx)
Gender All-Female
Colours         
Type Grammar School
Website Dominican College Fortwilliam

Dominican College (Irish: An Coláise Doiminiceach, Dún Liam) is a Catholic grammar school in Fortwilliam, north Belfast, Northern Ireland.

History[edit]

The school was established in 1930. In 2005 it underwent a major £13.1 million redevelopment.[1]

The school chapel has been listed as a building of special architectural merit.[2]

Academics[edit]

In 2010, the total student population was just over 1000, a quarter of it the sixth form.[3]

in 2015 the school was in the Top 15 grammar schools in Northern Ireland with 83% of its A-level students receiving at least three A*-C grades.[4]

EXAMINATION RESULTS SUMMARY 2016 [5]

SUMMARY OF A-LEVEL RESULTS: Number of pupils entered in Year 14: 121

  • Percentage of pupils achieving 3 or more passes Grades A*-C: 87.6%
  • Percentage of pupils achieving 3 or more passes Grades A*-E: 99.17%
  • Percentage of pupils achieving 2 or more passes Grades A*-E: 100%

SUMMARY OF GCSE RESULTS: Number of pupils entered in Year 12: 144

  • Percentage of pupils achieving 7 or more passes Grades A*-C: 95.83%
  • Percentage of pupils achieving 5 or more passes Grades A*-C: 99.31% (Incl. Eng. & Maths)
  • Percentage of pupils achieving 5 or more passes Grades A*-C: 100%

Alumna[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dominican College". Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "New listed buildings". Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dominican College Inspection Report 2010" (PDF). Education Training Inspectorate (DENI). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  4. ^ "Grammar school exam performance 14/15" (PDF). 
  5. ^ "Board of Governors Report 2015 - 2016". Retrieved 7 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "A perspective on Irish Studies". Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Margaret Ward". Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Katie Melua katie melua Call Off The Search pictures,katie melua gallery lyrics pictures video music". www.katie-melua.com. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 

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