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Senior Cycle


Senior Cycle

A two year course of studies culminating in the Leaving Certificate which is taken at the end of year 2.

Pupils study seven subjects from the following:

Gaeilge, English, Mathematics - Mandatory except for those pupils who have an exemption in Gaeilge together with four subjects from the following list:

History, Geography, French/Spanish, Home Economics, Business, Accounting, Art, Physics, Biology, Chemistry/Ag. Science, Engineering, Construction Studies, Design and Communication Graphics, Music.

The non-examination subjects Religion, Career Guidance, Physical Education are also taken by students.

For those who qualify, the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) option is offered which incorporates modules in Enterprise Education, Preparation for the World of Work, Work Experience, and a modern language. Please see our LCVP page for more details.

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