Leaving Cert

Senior cycle education is the period of education that follows the junior cycle and is generally taken by students between the ages of 15 and 18. Follow the links to find out more about senior cycle as it is now and about the developments that are underway.

Click on each of the subjects below to Gain access to further information on subject.

Key Subjects

Irish

English

Maths

Religion

Language Group

Spanish

German

French

All Key Subjects are compulsory.  Students continue with one Language which was choose in first year. After consultation they have choice to choose another subject instead of a language for Senior Level.

Three other subjects  are choose from among the Science, Arts and  Bussiness group.

Students have the option to follow languages recognised by the Dept of Education eg. Japanese, Russian and the group of languages belonging to the EU.