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.

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Well done to our TY students who received their certs and medals for the work completed during the year from TY Co-ordinator Ms. O Regan. They also received their Credit Union certificates from Rathmore & District Credit Union representatives Fergus
38 students from different year groups, accompanied by the Chaplain and Fr. Pat, embarked on a pilgrimage to Mount Melleray Abbey last week.
Comhghairdeas to Rang Gaeilge 1 Gobnait who took part in the poetry competition for Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia 2024 and received their certificates yesterday. Maith sibh ar fad!
Our Transition Year group are now CPR certified to save a life with CPR4Schools Training!!! Well done to all and thanks to Ms. O' Farrell for guiding them through the process.
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Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
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Co. Chiarraí
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