Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra

Leaving Certificate



The Curriculum at Senior Cycle level aims to provide an educational environment conducive to the on-going realisation of the full human development of each student during their final years in Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra.


  • Development of moral and spiritual growth through Religious Education.
  • Development of emotional and social growth through Social, Personal and Health Education.
  • Development of physical growth through Physical Education.
  • Development of intellectual growth through academic subjects.
  • Development of technical and scientific growth through Computer Science and the Sciences.


At Senior Cycle level the following subjects are compulsory for all students:
English, Irish, Mathematics, PE, Career Guidance, Religious Education, S.P.H.E.

Six further subjects are studied from the following list:

  1. Accounting
  2. Agricultural Science
  3. Applied Maths
  4. Art
  5. Biology
  6. Chemistry
  7. Construction
  8. D.C.G.
  9. Engineering
  10. French
  11. Geography
  12. German
  13. Home Economics
  14. History
  15. LCVP (Leaving Cert Vocational Programme)
  16. Music
  17. Physics

The syllabus for all subjects is prescribed by the Department of Education and Science.

Methods of Assessment

  • Regular assessment in each subject throughout the year.
  • Christmas and Summer Examinations followed by Reports.
  • Leaving Certificate Examination at the end of Sixth Year (Pres in February).
22 2024
1st Year Induction
23 2024
TY Induction takes place on Friday 23rd August 2024
26 2024
All classes in attendance
04 2024
5th Year Retreat is scheduled for Wednesday 4th September
Today we got a chance to mark an important event. Mr. Kerins, who has been principal of the school for 16 years will retire at the end of August so we couldn’t let the school year finish without a small celebration.
Second year students Laurita O’Leary, Most Valued Player, Shannon Murphy, Most Improved Player and Chloe O’ Donoghue, Top Scorer in the First Year Girls Basketball Team 2022/2023 Season, receiving their awards today from Trish Murphy, Coach and Nodhl
Well done to our Student Wellbeing Team who received their Headstrong (Cycle Against Suicide) and Amber Flag certificates today for all their hard work on wellbeing during the year, especially during wellbeing week. Their efforts mean that we retain
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert Class of 2024 who graduated on Thursday. We are very proud of all of you. Míle Buíochas to everyone who helped out to make it such a special occasion as always and to everyone who attended.
Contact Us
Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
An Ráth Mhór
Co. Chiarraí
P51 PR53

064 775 8135
064 7758655

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