The Leaving Certificate

The programme of study followed in senior cycle is of two years duration. The majority of students take the Leaving Certificate (Established) which is the traditional final examination in post-primary education.

Subjects offered are based on the needs of the students each year. Subjects are offered at both higher and ordinary levels.

Students study 7 subjects to Leaving Cert and are encouraged to take subjects at higher levels.

Senior cycle subjects currently on offer include:

Core Subjects

English, Irish, Mathematics

A further four subjects will be selected from the list below. Students are not guaranteed their chosen subject as two of them may be on at the same time.

Agricultural Science
Art
Biology
Business
Construction
Design Communication Graphics
Engineering
Geography
Home Economics
History
Music
Physics
Spanish