Senior Cycle

Senior Cycle

Terence MacSwiney offers the Established Leaving Certificate (LCE) and the Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) which are studied during 5th and 6th year.

Established Leaving Certificate (LCE)

Students must study the six compulsory subjects and choose three from the list of optional subjects.

Compulsory Subjects

Irish, English, Maths, Physical Education, Religious Education, Career Guidance

Optional Subjects

Business , Biology, Art, Engineering, Home Economics, Geography, Construction Studies, French

Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA)

The Leaving Certificate Applied is a two year Leaving Certificate available to students who wish to follow a practical programme with a strong practical and vocational emphasis.  

The course involves one day of work experience a week. In addition, students choose two vocational specialisms.

Students in Terence MacSwiney study the following subjects: Irish, English & Communication, Mathematical Applications, Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Social Education, Hotel Catering & Tourism, Leisure and Recreation, Art Visual

The students also study Specialisms in Craft and Design, Active Leisure Studies, Office Administration and Customer Care.