Senior Cycle

The Senior Cycle curriculum at The High School is delivered in Forms 5 and 6 leading to a public examination for the Leaving Certificate awarded by the State Examination Commission.  All pupils take English, Irish, and Mathematics; four further subjects should be chosen, one from each of the option groups W, X, Y, and Z.  In addition two periods per week are allotted to option group V.  

Core V W X Y Z
English Art Accounting           Art                        Biology                     Classical Studies
Irish  Computer Applications Applied Mathematics Business      Chemistry               Design & Communication Graphics
Mathematics Geology Art                            Geography       Construction Studies French
  Irish (Higher) French History           Economics              German                                     
  Physical Education Geography Home Economics       History                 Home Economics
  RSE   Physics       Music                Music              
  Woodwork   Spanish              

You will find further information and advice about subject choice in the Senior Cycle curriculum booklet which is available on demand - please contact for details.