Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra



From planning through to the finished product. Here you will learn everything about building.

Construction Studies Course Content
  • Condensation & Air Tightness
  • Conservation & Restoration
  • Doors
  • Drainage
  • Fireplaces & Fire Prevention
  • Floors
  • Foundations
  • Heat & U-Value Calculations
  • Heat Loss & Insulation
  • Hot Water & Space Heating
  • Passive Design
  • Planning, Sustainability & Environment
  • Project & Practical
  • Question 1: Drawing Questions
  • Roofs
  • Services: Water, Gas, Electricity...
  • Site Safety
  • Sound
  • Stairs
  • Sustainability & the Environment
  • Walls
  • Windows & Light
  • Wood, Rot & Ventilation

The Exam

Section A

Section A is worth 300 marks. You need to try question 1 and any other 4 of the 10 questions. Question 1 is always on drawing building detail.

Section B

A 4 hour practical where you get to show off your woodworking skills. It is worth 150 marks. Normally this is about a month before the rest of the Leaving Cert exams start.

Section C

A Building Project where the student makes a building detail, a scale model of a building or a craft piece. The student also produces a portfolio to accompany the project that they make. Ideally this project must be completed by Christmas. This accounts for 150 marks.

05 2023
Open Night for Incoming 1st Yr Students (September 24 intake)
16 2023
First Year Welcome Mass
25 2023
Parent Teacher Meeting 6th Yrs
30 2023
Mid Term Break 30th Oct to 3rd Nov 2023
Some pictures of our 3rd year basketball team who travelled to Edinburgh to play West Lothian Wolves in a challenge game over the weekend with coaches Jim, Joan and 6th year student, John Hughes.
A group of our history students took part in a historical workshop in Kerry County Museum today.
Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra is hosting a Creative School Celebration on Thursday, September 28th to celebrate the cultural creativity and heritage of our local area.
Our TY students enjoyed an overnight bonding trip to the Eclipse Adventure Centre in Kenmare where they participated in kayaking, mud-running, scavenger hunts & a selection of outdoor pursuits and fun activities. Thanks to Ms. O' Regan & Ms. Ahern fo
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Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
An Ráth Mhór
Co. Chiarraí
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