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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May 26
House Exams for 1st and 5th Year students.
Jun 02
Summer Holidays
Aug 23
School Reopens
Brookwood Meadow, Killester, Dublin 5
01 831 0963
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