Senior Cycle

Senior Cycle Options 2018/2019

Subject Choice Presentation 3rd Years 2018/2019

Senior Cycle Programmes Booklet 2018/2019

Senior Cycle Booklet 2018-2019

Book List for 5th Year Students 2017/2018

Book List for Fifth Year Students 2017

Book List for LCA 1 Students 2017


Senior Cycle Curriculum

Mandatory for the Leaving Certificate

  • Irish
  • English
  • Mathematics

Select Four for the Leaving Certificate:

  • French
  • Germanschool life (7)
  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home Economics
  • Music
  • Physics
  • DCG
  • Religious Education
  • Agricultural Science

Offered at St Michael’s College

  • Construction Studies
  • Engineering



Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme


The LCVP is intended to ensure that senior cycle education remains attractive and relevant for today’s larger and more diverse student cohort.  The programme is designed to foster in young people a spirit of enterprise, adaptability and initiative, developing the communicative, interpersonal, vocational and technological skills.


To achieve these general aims the programme:

  • Provides an expanded range of curricular options
  • Offers enhanced opportunities for participation in a vocational oriented curriculum
  • Provides certification that is respected for its quality and standards of educational achievement.


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