St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

Leaving Certificate

Leaving Certificate

St. Mary's offers an extensive range of subjects to meet the requirements of all our student population.
All Leaving Certificate Students study the following:

Core Subjects:

Irish
English
Mathematics
Physical Education
Religious Education
Career Education

Students select four other subjects from the following list.

Optional Subjects:

Geography
Accounting
German
Art
History
Biology
Home Economics
Business
Music
Chemistry
Physics
Economics
Physics/Chemistry
French
Religious Education
Design & Communications Graphics

Students have the option of taking Leaving Cert Vocational Programme as an additional subject, to provide them with an enhanced Leaving Cert.

  • All subjects are offered at Higher Level and Ordinary Level, with Irish and Mathematics also offered at Foundation Level
  • Every effort is made to secure a student’s first preference of combinations.
  • Advice is provided by the Career Guidance Teacher at both individual and class level.

Junior Cycle | St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina

For further information on Leaving Cert subjects & syllabi check the NCCA Curriculum Online website.

Feb 26
2024
First Year Parent Teacher Meeting (4.15 – 6.45pm)
Mar 05
2024
Fifth Year Parent Teacher Meeting (4.15 – 6.45pm)
Mar 18
2024
No class Public Holiday
Mar 22
2024
Class ends for Easter Break
08-Dec-2023
Christmas Concert Evening
05-Dec-2023
NUIG Scholarship for Maeve
05-Dec-2023
Niamh wins Credit Union Art Competition
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