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Senior Cycle

For students in the Senior Cycle, there is a core curriculum which is studied by all, and an options curriculum from which students can choose those subjects which are in line with their particular abilities and career aspirations.

Students are encouraged to decide on their final subject choice for the Leaving Certificate by the end of Transition Year.

Compulsory subjects

  • Religious Education
  • Irish
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Careers Guidance
  • S.P.H.E.

Optional subjects

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home Economics (Social & Scientific)
  • Music
  • Business
  • French
  • German

Note that for  the academic year 2016/17  Leaving Cert students have the opportunity to study all three science subjects – Physics, Chemistry and Biology – if they wish to.

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