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Leaving Certificate

This is a two year programme. In Scoil Mhuire students take the three core subjects (Irish, English and Mathematics) along with four option subjects. The subjects available to students are shown in the table below.

BiologyChemistryPhysicsAgricultural Science
GeographyBusinessAccountingConstruction Studies
FrenchMusicHome EconomicsArt
TechnologyDesign and
Communication
Graphics
HistoryLCVP (Programme)

Students select their option subjects prior to entry to the fifth year. Option blocks are drawn up based on student preferences. Scoil Mhuire students also take part in non-examinations subjects Physical Education and Career Guidance.

During the sixth year, students make decisions in relation to their future education. Most students make application to the CAO or UCAS systems.

On completion of the two-year programme, students sit an examination set by the State Examinations Commission.

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Scoil Mhuire Calendar

May
25
Wed
all-day Examinations
Examinations
May 25 – May 26 all-day
TY Summer Examinations
May
26
Thu
4:00 PM Planning Meeting
Planning Meeting
May 26 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Planning meeting – including TY Presentations (Croke Park) – 16:00 – 18:00
May
31
Tue
all-day Examinations
Examinations
May 31 – Jun 3 all-day
1st Year & 5th Year Summer Examinations
Jun
3
Fri
12:25 PM Holidays
Holidays
Jun 3 @ 12:25 PM – Jun 30 @ 11:45 PM
Last day of term – classes end @ 12:25
Jun
8
Wed
all-day Examinations
Examinations
Jun 8 all-day
State Examinations begin