Leaving Certificate

Senior cycle students at Rockwell College take seven subjects for the Leaving Certificate programme. As per Department of Education guidelines, English, Mathematics and Irish are compulsory. Pupils then select four additional subjects from Option Blocks.

An eight subject is available from a limited Block - Applied Maths, LCVP or Religious Education can be taken in addition to the seven other subjects.

The following subjects are offered at all levels for the Leaving Certificate examination:

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Science
  • Applied Maths
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Design and Communication Graphics
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Geography
  • History
  • Home Economics
  • Irish
  • LCVP
  • Music
  • PE**
  • Physics
  • Religious Studies**
  • Spanish

LCVP is available to students as an option. This programme includes modules on Enterprise Education, Preparation for Work and Work Experience.

**PE and Religious Education are available as non-exam and exam classes.