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'Worst day ever': Leaving Cert students react to English Paper Two

Some people weren’t too happy about the examiners’ choices. Here’s how they reacted on Twitter.
Jun 8th 2012, 9:01 AM 17,562 62

THOUSANDS OF LEAVING Cert students around the country took English Paper Two yesterday – and it seems to have contained some unexpected surprises.

Neither Sylvia Plath nor Seamus Heaney came up on the Higher level paper‘s poetry section, prompting a dismayed reaction from some.

One student went so far as to tweet a picture of teardrops on her exam paper. Here’s how the fallout went on Twitter, where the paper was trending last night.

Students face Geography and Maths Paper One today. Good luck to all!

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