Senior Cycle

Every student studies the Core subjects of

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths

Students choose an additional four subjects from the Choice list

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • French
  • German
  • Art
  • Music
  • History
  • Geography
  • Home Economics
  • Design & Communication Graphics

 

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme

The Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is also available in the school at senior cycle. If taking this option students typically study the three core subjects, choose four subjects from the choice list (including a language) and take an additional subject called Link Modules. Link Modules is recognised by all universities and I.T.’s for points purposes.

• Grade 80-100%      Distinction = 70 Points

• Grade 65-79%        Merit = 50 Points

• Grade 50-64%        Pass = 30 Points

 

A student’s best six subjects are counted for points purposes.

New Leaving Certificate Grading System

                                                        Higher       Ordinary

90-100%                      H1/O1             100            56

80-89%                        H2/O2             88             46

70-79%                        H3/O3             77              37

60-69%                        H4/O4             66             28

50-59%                        H5/O5             56              20

40-49%                        H6/O6             46             12

30-39%                        H7/O7             33               0

20-29%                        H8/O8             0                0