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Senior Cycle


Senior Cycle:

We offer a choice of three Leaving Certificates at senior cycle:

The Traditional Leaving Certificate

Students complete a two year senior cycle.

Core Subjects:
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (L.C.V.P.)

Non-Academic Core subjects:
Physical Education
Religious Education
Career Guidance

Students pick four additional subjects from the following list:
Art, Craft & Design
Construction Studies
Design & Communication Graphics
Home Economics

L. C. V. Programme

Students follow the Leaving Certificate Programme and also study an additional vocational module. The programme prepares students for 3rd level and the world of work. This module includes:

  • Preparation for work
  • Work placement
  • Enterprise education

Students prepare for the world of work through

  • C.V. portfolio
  • Letter Writing, Form Filling
  • Interview Preparation
  • Research Development
  • Careers Seminars
  • Visits to potential work places

The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme

The Leaving Cert Applied Programme is a distinct self-contained Leaving Cert programme and is designed for those students who do not wish to proceed directly to third level education.

The Leaving Cert Applied is structured around three main elements:

  • Vocational Preparation
  • Vocational Education
  • General Education

The programme equips students to

  • Be innovative and enterprising
  • Take responsibility for their own learning
  • Adapt to changing circumstance
  • Evaluate data and devise solutions to problems
  • Communicate their thoughts and ideas effectively
  • Work with others as part of a team
  • Investigate and plan career options
  • Use information and communications technologies
  • Investigate local business and community enterprises
  • Learn form their experiences.

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