Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra

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

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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