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
Sep
28 2018
1st Year Outdoor Pursuits
Oct
01 2018
School Holiday
Oct
04 2018
Open Night 2018
Oct
16 2018
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting
20-Sep-2018
On Thursday 20th September, Jacinta Kitt, renowned author, lecturer and researcher visited the school to present to staff.
20-Sep-2018
Congratulations to TY student Nicole Marinos who is one of our Science superstars!
14-Sep-2018
Past pupil, Saoirse Noonan, who is part of the Cork Ladies Football Squad visited Christ King today ahead of Sundays All-Ireland Final.
13-Sep-2018
We would like to congratulate all of our students who received their Junior Certificate results yesterday. The results were excellent and we are so proud of all of our students. Well done to all the students for their hard work and committment.
Enquire
Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

Location
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