Senior Cycle

Leaving Certificate provision in Grange PPS is innovative and varied in line with curricular expectations.

Senior Cycle Programme

Grange PPS offer a choice of taking the traditional Leaving Certificate Programme alone or in addition to the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme.

Students follow mandatory programmes of study in a variety of core examination subjects including:
  • English
  • Irish
  • Mathematics
  • LCVP

In addition, students are provided with subject modules designed to improve social, personal, emotional and mental health and wellbeing;

as well as build core communication and interpersonal skills including:
  • Physical Education
  • Information Technology
  • Career Guidance
  • RSE

Students also follow four optional subjects selected from a list of bands generated yearly based on student demand, from the following subjects:

  • Art
  • Engineering
  • Geography
  • Home Economics
  • Music
  • Construction Studies
  • DCG
  • Technology
  • Biology
  • Agricultural Science
  • Physics/ Chemistry (seperate courses or combined course depending on student demand)
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Business Studies.
Students who opt to add on the LCVP programme must also study two further modules including:
  • Enterprise of Education
  • World of Work.