Clarin College Athenry

Senior Cycle

Senior Cycle
The Leaving Certificate is a two-year programme that aims to provide learners with a broad, balanced education while also offering some specialisation toward particular career options. At Clarin College, we pride ourselves on the diverse range of options that cater for all our students' career paths. With numerous Business, Science and Technology choices, it enables our students to partake in subjects that best fit their educational needs and their desired career.
Senior cycle students have the following options available to them with the following terms and conditions:
  • All students must study the three core subjects unless the student has state recognised exemptions.
  • The students must study four optional subjects.
  • All senior cycle students who qualify for the leaving certificate vocational preparation (LCVP) are automatically enrolled in the programme.
  • Initially, all options will be offered to each student; however, the option lines are organised based on the subject requests of the students.
  • Clarin College aims to offer the following optional programmes. However, if there is insufficient demand or insufficient resources provided by the Department of Education and Skills, the subjects will not run for a given year group.

Senior Cycle Subjects

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To input your subject preferences, please select subject options as highlighted below:

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Please select your top six preferences; please place it in the number one preference if you wish to study a modern language.

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Important points to note on subject choice

  • The closing date for submission of your subject choice is Friday, 13/05/2022, at 13:20 hrs.
  • Students who need a modern language (French, German & Spanish), please select the language first in your preferences.
  • All students must select a minimum of 6 options.
  • We are exploring the provision of polish if their sufficient demand.
  • Politics and Society are on the list of Political Education.
  • Our teacher resources (like all schools) are limited; we may not be able to provide all options, but the school will endeavour to deliver the optimum solution within the resources available.

Parental Survey on Senior Cycle Course Selection

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Oct 04
School Closed for Students
Oct 04
School Open Night For 6th Class Students
Oct 23
School Closed for Students
Oct 30
Midterm Break
Clarin College, Athenry, Co. Galway.
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Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board
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