Christ King Girls' Secondary School

LCVP

09-February-18

Some aims of the Leaving Cert Vocational Programme are:

  • To prepare young people for adult life.
  • To develop skills fundamental to academic & vocational success
  • To promote innovation and enterprise, active and independent learning and communication skills.

Head of Department

Maureen Shanahan

Programme requirements

At least five Leaving Certificate Subjects, one of which must be Irish.
Two subjects selected from one of the Vocational Subject groupings outlined below.
Two Link Modules: Preparation for the World of Work and Enterprise Education
A recognised course in a Modern European Language other than Irish or English

Vocational Specialist Groupings

Two subjects are selected from one of the Vocational Subject Groupings.
Specialist Groupings

  • Physics and Construction Studies or Engineering or Technology
  • Ag. Science and Constr. Studies or Engineering or Technology
  • Ag. Science and Chemistry or Physics
  • Home Economics; Agricultural Science; Biology - Any Two
  • Home Economics and Art - Design Option or Craft Option
  • Accounting; Business; Economics - Any two
  • Physics and Chemistry
  • Biology and Chemistry or Physics or Physics/Chemistry

Assessment

LCVP students follow the same subject syllabi and are assessed in the same way as their peers in the Leaving Certificate. For the Link Modules they are assessed by Written Examination (40%) and by Portfolio of Coursework (60%).
The structure of the Written Examination is as follows:

  • Section A Audio Visual Presentation
  • Section B Case Study (received in advance by students)
  • Section C General Questions (4 out of 6)

The Portfolio of Coursework accounts for 60% of total marks.
Students assemble the portfolio over the two years of the programme and it is assessed at the end of the final year of the Leaving Certificate.

Events
Dec
04 2018
2nd year Parent Teacher meeting
Dec
13 2018
School closure: JCT Cluster Day
13-Nov-2018
Buy your tickets online for the upcoming musical, I have a Dream, which will be performed by Transition Year students.
21-Oct-2018
We look forward to Wellbeing Week will take place from 22 - 26th October.
04-Oct-2018
Well done to Medisa Khajavi, TY3 who participated in Culture Night as part of her Climate Ambassador Programme.
25-Sep-2018
Today we celebrated our Opening School Mass in Christ King Church.
Enquire
Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

Location
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