Senior Cycle/Leaving Certificate

Coláiste Mhuire student’s progress from Junior Cycle to our optional Transition Year programme or straight into Senior Cycle. The programme of study followed in senior cycle is two years in duration. Most of our students take the Leaving Certificate (Established) which is the traditional terminal examination in post-primary education. It aims to provide learners with a broad, balanced education which provides our students with a wide range of career options. All subjects are offered at two levels, ordinary and higher. Irish and Mathematics are available at foundation level also.

Subjects on offer at Senior Cycle
Core Subjects
  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
Elective Subjects
  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Spanish
  • Chemistry
  • Construction Studies
  • French
  • Agricultural Science
  • Business
  • History
  • Physics
  • Art
  • Geography
  • Home Economics
  • Music
  • Design & Communications Graphics
Non-Exam
  • Physical Education
  • Religeous Education
  • Guidance