Curriculum


Our Courses

Coláiste Dun Iascaigh is a Christian Community committed to the pursuit of excellence, to fostering a sense of self-worth, providing the opportunities for each individual to reach his/her full potential and to forging strong visible links between the Coláiste and the local community.These aspirations are nurtured in a caring, safe and orderly environment, where equality, openness and a spirit of c0-operation and mutual respect are promoted.

Junior Certificate

The Junior Certificate programme is taken by all students from 1st to 3rd year. In the Colaiste, we offer an extensive range of options as well as following core subjects.

Transition Year

Transition Year (TY)  is an optional one-year school programme that can be taken in the year after the Junior Certificate in the Colaiste and is intended to make the senior cycle a three-year programme encompassing both Transition Year and Leaving Certificate. The mission statement of the Transition Year is:

To promote the personal, social, educational and vocational development of pupils and to prepare them for their role as autonomous, participative and responsible members of society.

Leaving Certificate

The Leaving Certificate programme is taken by all students in 5th and 6th  year. In the Colaiste, we offer an extensive range of options as well as following core subjects.


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Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme

LCVP is a Senior Cycle Programme of the Department of Education and Skills, designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate (established). The programme combines the virtues of academic study with a new and dynamic focus on self-directed learning, enterprise, work and the community. Young people taking the LCVP have a unique opportunity to develop their interpersonal, vocational and technological skills. These skills are equally relevant to the needs of of those preparing for further education, seeking employment or planning to commence their own business sometime in the future.