Subjects

At the Institute of Education we pride ourselves on the calibre of our teachers and the wide range of subjects available to our students. We believe that students should be allowed to choose whatever subjects they want to study, in any combination they want.

We offer the widest range of leaving cert subjects of any secondary school in the country. There are no constraints in terms of subject, and students are free to choose the subjects they are most comfortable with and that offer the greatest prospects of success.

Students in 4th, 5th and 6th year can choose from the following:

Subjects Available
Accounting
Agricultural Science
Applied Maths
Art
Arabic
Biology (including practicals)
Business
Chemistry (including practicals)
Classical Studies
Design & Communications Graphics
Economics
English
French
Geography
German
History
Home Economics (Scientific & Social, including all practical work)
Irish
Italian*
Maths
Music (Listening & Composing. Instruction in some instruments may be available.)
Physics (including practicals)
Religious Education*
Spanish

* Subject to demand

Please note that all the subjects above are offered at Higher Level.

English, French, Irish, Maths and Special Maths (for those only working towards a D3 grade) are offered at Ordinary Level. Ordinary level will be offered in other subjects if there is sufficient demand.