St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

LCVP

LCVP

The Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is a Leaving Certificate with a strong vocational aspect.

The programme consists of Leaving Certificate subjects, together with two short courses called link modules. The link modules are Enterprise Education and Preparation for the World of Work. LCVP students take at least five Leaving Certificate subjects, two of which must be chosen from a list of subject groups. They must also study Irish and a modern European language.

The subject groups put Leaving Certificate subjects that complement each other into groupings. There are two groupings:

Specialist Group, in which the subject content of each subject is helpful to the other
Services Group, where the subjects work well together from a business or commercial point of view.

The link modules are activity-based, and are designed to give students the chance to apply what they are learning to real life situations. Work experience and career investigation are important parts of the LCVP.

The Leaving Certificate subjects are examined through the standard Leaving Certificate examination. The Link Modules are assessed in a written examination representing 40% of total marks and a portfolio of coursework representing 60% of total marks.

Students receive the same certificate as other Leaving Certificate students, but their Leaving Certificate includes an additional statement of the results of the Link Modules.

May 26
2022
Leaving Cert Graduation
May 30
2022
Term Assessments (1st, 2nd & 5th years)
Jun 03
2022
School Closes for Summer Holidays
Jun 08
2022
State Examinations commence
12-May-2022
U15 Soccer team through to Connacht Final
12-May-2022
U15 Soccer team through to Connacht Final
02-May-2022
We are delighted with the enthusiasm and the huge response to the forthcoming Farewell Celebration of St. Mary's Secondary Schools on Saturday May 21st 2022.
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