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.

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16-Dec-2018
Please see all of the documentation required to apply for new Principal Post for Christ King Girls' Secondary School.
04-Dec-2018
For the month of December, we are asking all students and teachers to participate in our Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar.
04-Dec-2018
A huge thank you to First South Credit Union for their very generous donation of 500 euro towards the school show.
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Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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