Castletroy College

Leaving Certificate

Senior Cycle

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Since its inception, Castletroy College has earned and maintained its record for academic excellence. The Curriculum at Senior Cycle level aims at providing an educational environment conducive to the on-going realisation of the full human development of each student during the student’s final years in Castletroy College.

The school aims to help all students to achieve their true potential in academic and extra-curricular fields. Teaching and Learning in the college aims to help, stimulate and challenge each student. Moreover, this is supported by careful monitoring and regular reporting of each student. A committed and accomplished teaching staff with an optimum learning environment ensures that our students consistently set the standard in their chosen discipline.

As students approach Senior Cycle, it is vital that the choices are available to them that will allow progression along the chosen path.

A list of subjects from which students may select is given below:

Core Subjects:

  • Gaeilge
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Language (French, German or Spanish)

Option Subjects:

All Fifth Year students choose three of the following options:

Accountancy
Agricultural Science
Applied Mathematics
Art
Biology
Construction
Business
Chemistry

Design and Communications Technology
Economics
Engineering
Geography
History
Home Economics
Music

Physics
Politics and Society

Non examination subjects:

Religious Education
Physical Education
Lifeskills and Guidance

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP):


Students who have the required combination of optional subjects and a continental language qualify to do LCVP.

Methods of Assessment

  • Continuous assessment in each subject throughout the year.
  • Christmas and Summer house examinations followed by school reports.(see Assessment Calendar).
  • Leaving Certificate Examination at end of 6th Year (Pre-Leaving Certificate exams in January).
Aug
23 2019
Staff Meeting
Aug
26 2019
1st Years - Half Day
Aug
27 2019
1st ,2nd & 5th Years
Aug
28 2019
All Students - Full Day
Oct
28 2019
Mid-Term Break
25-Jun-2019
Information pertaining to the use of Way2Pay, online parental payments system.
18-Jun-2019
Second Hand Textbook Sale, Tuesday 25th June, 5-7pm at Castletroy College
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Contact
Castletroy College,
Newtown,
Castletroy,
Co. Limerick,
V94 6D85

061 330 785


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