St. Finian's Community College

Leaving Certificate

Leaving Certificate

At St. Finian's Community College there are Four Senior Cycle programmes offered:





The traditional Leaving Certificate
Compulsory Subjects
  • English

  • Irish

  • Maths


  • French, German, Spanish

Optional Subjects - Choose 3 from the following

Applied Sciences

  • Design & Communication Graphics

  • Construction Studies

  • Technology

  • Home Economics

  • Computer Science

Social Studies

  • Geography

  • History

  • Music

  • Art

  • Politics and Society


  • Accounting

  • Business


  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

Leaving Certificate + LCVP
LCVP is a Senior Cycle Programme of the Department of Education and Skills, designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Traditional Leaving Certificate. The programme combines academic study with a dynamic focus on self-directed learning, enterprise, work and the community. It gives Senior Cycle students the opportunity to develop their interpersonal, vocational and technological skills. These skills are equally relevant to the needs of those preparing for further education, seeking employment or planning to commence their own business in the future.
Transition Year
T.Y is a unique one year programme to ease the TRANSITION from Junior Cycle to Senior Cycle. It promotes personal, social, vocational and educational development.
Leaving Certificate Applied
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. It focuses on forms of achievement and excellence, which the established Leaving Certificate has not recognised in the past. It prepares students for adult and working life, recognises talents of all pupils, promotes communication and decision-making skills and applies knowledge and skills to solving real problems.
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The programme, in collaboration with DCU, looked at how to notice and respond to bullying; what information should/shouldn't be shared online; privacy settings; and the types and effects of bullying.
Well done to Catríona Dalton, Senior Mural Design Winner (top) and Olivia O'Brien, Junior Mural Design Winner.
Dublin student Niall McCann was one of just 14 teenagers from all over the island of Ireland to be conferred with a Rotary Youth Leadership award at the European Parliament’s offices in Dublin recently.
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