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 06
2023
No class Public Holiday
Feb 09
2023
School Musical
Feb 10
2023
Class ends for Midterm break
Feb 24
2023
No School: JCT Inservice for staff
31-Jan-2023
Dr. Maureen Griffin, forensic psychologist will deliver a presentation  "Social Media: Challenges for Parents"
31-Jan-2023
The finishing touches are being put to St. Mary’s Secondary School debut musical in the all-girls new state-of-the-art school campus. With over one hundred students bringing this original production to life with a brand-new script and fully in-hous
09-Dec-2022
Christmas Concert Evening
Convent Hill, Ballina, Co. Mayo, F26 R928
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