Subject Choice

Guidance Office

St. Ciaran's Community School Guidance  Department


Remember The Basics!


    Talk to students studying the subject at the moment


    Talk to teachers of the subject


    Look at a copy of the textbook


    Look at a copy of the Leaving Cert Exam papers for the subject


    If you made a mistake, rectify it as soon as possible.





Helpful Internet Sites
  Copies of the exam papers on-line.  You can search for any course by name.  A database of thousands of courses.  An online database of courses, helpful videos and career information.





First Year Subject Choice



Letter to Parents / Guardians from the Guidance Counsellor here.


Guidelines on how to use Qualifax to find the requirements around certain subjects.


Copy of Presentation given to First Years in class here.






A link to the list of outlines on the subjects available to Junior Cert students here.






Promotion of the Sciences


STEM Promotional Brochure


STEM Video




Some Useful Documentation:



Teaching Council Requirements (2017 Version)



For a list of LVCP Subject Groupings click here. 



LCVP Powerpoint Presentation here.

Note about language requirement for LCVP here.



For a copy of the 2021 Presentation on Subject Choice for Senior Cycle click here.



For a full outline of the Leaving Certificate Subjects available please click here.



For information on Project Maths click here.



N.U.I. Matriculation requirements here.



Senior Cycle Subject Choice Cheat Sheet here.



Narrow your choices worksheets here.






Leaving Certificate Applied:



For a brief description click here.


SLSS Brochure page one here. SLSS Brochure page two here.


Overview of Leaving Certificate Applied for parents here.