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Physical Education (P.E.)


The aim of Leaving Certificate Physical Education is to develop the learner's capacity to become an informed, skilled, self-directed and reflective performer in physical education and physical activity in senior cycle and in their future life.

The subject is made up of:

  • a final written exam worth 50%
  • a physical activity project to be completed under the supervision of the class teacher, worth 20% of the marks,
  • a performance assessment to be completed under the supervision of the class teacher, worth 30% of the marks available for this subject.

Course Content

  • Learning & Improving Skill & Technique
  • Physical & Psychological Demands of Performance
  • Structures, Strategies, Roles & Conventions
  • Planning for Optimum Performance
  • Promoting Physical Activity
  • Ethics & Fair Play
  • Physical Activity & Inclusion
  • Technology, Media & Sport
  • Gender & Physical Activity
  • Business & Enterprise in Physical Activity & Sport

How is PE Assessed?

The PE Exam consists of three parts; the physical activity project (20%), the performance assessment (30%), and the written exam (50%)

The Exam

Both ordinary and higher level students sit a written paper in June each year which counts for 50% of their overall grade

06 2023
Bank Holiday
07 2023
Pre Exams begin
07 2023
First Year Retreat
08 2023
2nd Year Retreat
Students awarded for exceptional results.
This year's awards ceremony was held on Friday, 28th October. The awards day is one of the highlights of our school calendar. It is a day where we recognise and award achievement in different areas of our school’s endeavours. Our guest speaker was pa
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