Senior Cycle

Fifth year subjects  

The following Leaving Cert Programmes may be offered subject to student needs and staffing resources being available from the Department of Education and Skills:

We offer a broad range of subjects to fifth year students for Leaving Certificate.

Mandatory

All fifth year students study the following:

English, Irish, Mathematics, Religious Education, Physical Education   and    Career  Guidance          

Optional

Students choose FOUR subjects from the following list of options:

French, German, Art, Music, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Home Economics, Accounting, Business, Economics, Geography, History, Religious Education, Design Communication and Graphics (DCG)

All subjects are offered at Higher and Ordinary Levels. Students have a free choice of the above subjects and the use of specialised software enables us to offer all chosen optional subjects to an average of 99% of our students.

Availability of these optional subjects depends on the number of applicants. All courses are offered subject to staffing resources being available from the Department of Education and Skills  

•    The Leaving Certificate Applied

The Mercy maintains its tradition of excellence in all of these programmes, while the vast majority of our students progress to Third Level.