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                     Biology
Irish  Computer Applications Applied Mathematics Business       Chemistry               Classical Studies
Mathematics Geology Art                            Geography  Construction
Design & Communication Graphics
  Irish (Higher) French History           Economics              French                  
  Physical Education Geography Home Economics Music               German                
  RSE Spanish Physics       Politics and Society Home Economics
  Woodwork Physical Education    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.