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Junior Cert Metalwork: No surprises in exam worth just 25pc overall

JC Metalwork

Published 22/06/2011 | 05:00

Junior Cert metalwork candidates were only working for 25pc of their marks yesterday, as they already had a project and practical work done.

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And even at that there was no cause for concern.

Kenny Donagher, of the ASTI and Summerhill College, Sligo, said there was very little on the higher-level paper that they would not have been expecting. He described ordinary level as "quite straightforward".

But Mr Donagher said the higher-level project completed during the year was quite challenging even for the best candidates.

Donal Cremin, also of ASTI and Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra, Rathmore, Co Kerry, described the higher-level paper as "grand" and well-received by students.

Irish Independent

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