Leaving Certificate

The Leaving Cert is the two year senior cycle undertaken by students in fifth and sixth year and culminating in the Leaving Certificate exam at the end of sixth year. Students study seven subjects at higher or ordinary level.


The core subjects at Leaving Certificate are:

English    Irish     Maths     Religion

Elective Subjects:

Students also choose four of the following subjects:

History    Geography     Physics     Economics     Business    Applied Maths

Biology       Home Economics       Design & Communication Graphics    

Chemistry     Engineering        Art       Music        Agricultural Science    

Construction Studies     French      German      Spanish      Accounting