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Leaving Certificate

Leaving Certificate

At Holy Child we provide a learning environment that encourages students to develop their individual talents and to reach their maximum potential. Each student is valued and every effort is made to ensure that she receives the academic support she needs.

Following the requirements of the Irish National Curriculum for Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate, HCK offers a broad range of subjects to our girls during their 6 year cycle in the school.

All abilities are catered for, with a strong emphasis on self-motivation and personal responsibility to ensure that all of the girls' potential is fully achieved.

Students take seven subjects:

The Core Curriculum is as follows

  • Gaeilge
  • English
  • Mathematics

Four additional subjects are taken from the following list:

  • Art, Craft and Design
  • Biology
  • French
  • Applied Maths
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Studies
  • Economics
  • History
  • Home Economics (Social & Scientific)
  • Music
  • Geography
  • Religious Education
  • Accounting
  • Leaving Cert Physical Education

The following non-exam subjects are also included in the curriculum

  • Religious Education
  • Career Guidance
  • Social & Personal & Health Education (SPHE) / Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE)

Students may take an eighth subject after school (at an additional cost)

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