St Mary's Holy Faith Killester

Leaving Certificate

The Leaving Certificate (Established) is a two-year programme that aims to provide learners with a broad, balanced education while also offering them a chance to specialise towards particular higher education and career options.

In general, students take seven subjects for examination, one of which must be Irish. Subjects are normally studied at either Ordinary or Higher Level. Two subjects, Irish and Mathematics, can be studied at Foundation Level.

In St. Mary's, the curriculum is as follows:

  • Accounting (Option)
  • Art (Option)
  • Biology (Option)
  • Business (Option)
  • Chemistry (Option)
  • Geography (Option)
  • History (Option)
  • Home Economics (Social and Scientific) (Option)
  • Irish (Core)
  • English (Core)
  • Maths (Core)
  • Music (Option)
  • French/Spanish (Option)
  • Religious Education (Core/non exam)
  • Physical Education (Core/non exam)

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Oct 02
Occasional Holiday
Oct 23
Midterm Assessments
Oct 30
Midterm Break
Nov 06
School Reopens
Brookwood Meadow, Killester, Dublin 5
01 831 0963
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