Mount Anville Secondary School

Leaving Certificate

Philosophy

The Curriculum at Senior Cycle level aims at providing an educational environment conducive to the on-going realisation of the full human development of each student during her final years in Mount Anville.

Balance

  • Development of moral and spiritual growth through Religious Education.
  • evelopment of emotional and social growth through Social, Personal and Health Education.
  • Development of physical growth through Physical Education.
  • Development of intellectual growth through academic subjects.
  • Development of technical and scientific growth through Computer Studies, Keyboarding Skills and the Sciences.

It is recommended that most students study a modern language and a science subject in the interest of balance and career options.

Content

At Senior Cycle level the following subjects are compulsory for all students. RE, PE, Irish, English and Mathematics and S.P.H.E. (However, in certain circumstances an exemption from Irish may be obtained from the Department of Education and Science).

Four further subjects are studied from the following list:

  1. Accounting/Business/Economics
  2. Biology/Physics/Chemistry/Social & Scientific Home Economics
  3. German/Spanish/French
  4. Art/History/Geography/Music/
  5. Classical Studies/Applied Mathematics are sometimes offered as extra subjects outside the timetabled hours.

The syllabus for all subjects is prescribed by the Department of Education and Science.


Methods of Assessment

  • Regular assessment in each subject throughout the year.
  • Subjects Report Cards reflecting effort and behaviour.
  • Christmas and Summer Examinations followed by Reports.
  • Leaving Certificate Examination at the end of Sixth Year (Mocks in February).
News
19-Oct-2021
To commemorate our goal of Social Awareness we are holding a creative writing competition. The theme of our competition is Climate Change. There are excellent prizes.
13-Oct-2021
Congratulations to Chloe Griffin & Sophie Kennedy (U16 Girls), Sally Traynor (U18 Girls) & Ali Griffin (U20) on representing Leinster at the Interpros over the weekend.
11-Oct-2021
This week is “Minding my Mind” week within the school, where we talk about mental health and wellbeing.
05-Oct-2021
Congratulations and well done to our Transition Year students who lined the red carpet, to welcome the children of Laura Lynn Children's Hospice to their Oscars on Saturday.
Contact
Mount Anville Road,
Dublin 14
D14 A8P3
Ireland

01 288 5313

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