The majority of Leaving Certificate students surveyed in Kerry support predictive grading, with an option to sit the written exams if they are unhappy with their results.
Ciarán Brosnan, a 6th year student at St Mary's CBS, The Green, Tralee is a member of the Irish Second Level Students' Union in Kerry.
He surveyed students from Tralee, Castleisland, Ballybunion and Tipperary to find out their views on the State exams; the majority stated they would like to see a mixed approach to the Leaving Certificate.
Caoimhe Lyons, a Leaving Cert student at Presentation Secondary School in Listowel, is also a member of Irish Second Level Students' Union.
She says students are stressed given the lack of clarity.
Caoimhe Lyons says a decision on the State exams needs to be made now: