Check out the RTÉ2 Documentary on 27th May at 9 pm to see if Vogue Williams gets straight ‘A’s in her Leaving Cert at Ashfield College.



Vogue Does….Straight A’s  

A REALITY BITES Authored Pop-Doc fronted by Vogue Williams for RTÉ Two

Mid-August, every year, you can’t miss them. Plastered on the front page of the Irish Times, beaming out on the Six One News, are the young faces of the 600 Points Club. These are the Leaving Cert Straight A students, the cream of the crop.

But what happens to the 0.3% of Leaving Cert Students who ace the perfect Leaving Cert? Are they natural superbrainiacs, or is there strategy involved?

Fresh from The South American Rainforest where she was the winner of ITV’s Bear Grylls ‘Mission Survive’ series, Vogue Williams recalls her own underwhelming 300 Point Exam Results 11 years ago in a new documentary for RTE2.

Although previously not a straight A student herself, she reckons she had the smarts to do a better Leaving Cert, she just didn’t have the focus.  She decides to prove that she could’ve done better, and sets off on a journey to discover how.

She ‘Goes Back to School’ at Ashfield College, Templeogue in South Dublin, which was handpicked due to its consistent success as a feeder school to Universities and renowned for high points in the Leaving Cert. Vogue experiences the atmosphere of this exam- focused school, which provides all the resources a student needs to ensure they get top academic results.

Following exceptional tuition and with a new understanding of what is required of her to achieve top grades, she then re-sits her mock Leaving Cert exam, aiming to trump her original grade.  Can she do it?

Straight A’s aims to be an entertainingly look at an exam that’s now sat by 90% of Irish Students.  For the 57,000 of them facing the Leaving in June it’ll be a taste of things to come, for the rest of us….. the stuff of annual nightmares!

Catch Vogue does….Straight ‘A’s on RTE2 on 27th May at 9 pm