Christ King Girls' Secondary School

LCVP

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
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12-Mar-2019
Congratulations to our 1st year Basketball Team who are now through to the semi-final this Thursday
12-Mar-2019
Well done to the students in 2B and 2E class who undertook cake sales recently to fundraise for Pieta House
11-Mar-2019
Congratulations to Medisa Khajavi, TY, who performed beautifully in the recent Junk Kouture Regional Finals on Friday 8th March.
11-Mar-2019
Huge congratulations to Ayushi Mahajan, 2nd year. Ayushi won 1st place in All Ireland Programming Olympiad on Saturday in UCC
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Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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