Nearly 40% of written LC exams scored higher than calculated grades

Nearly 40 percent of Leaving Cert students are getting higher grades from the deferred exam, than they were offered in predictive grades.

More than 2,200 will be able to access their marks online from midday.

Students who earn more points than in the calculated grades will have the option to start a new higher point course in September.

President of the Institute of Guidance Councillors, Beatrice Dooley, outlines the process: