The Senior Programme at Coláiste Fionnchua is a two-year programme. Students have the opportunity to choose three routes – Leaving Certificate, the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) or the Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA).

We offer a wide range of subjects at both Higher and Ordinary levels in order that all students can maximise their potential to achieve.


Core Subjects
Gaeilge, English Mathematics.



Modern Foreign Languages
French, German.

Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science.

Non-Examinable Subjects
Physical Education, Career Guidance, Religion.

Social Studies
History, Geography.

The Arts
Art, Music, Drama.

Business, Accounting, Economics.

Applied Sciences
Construction Studies, Design & Communication Graphics, Engineering, Social & Scientific – Home Economics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science (2021).


L.C.V.P.  (Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme)

Leaving Certificate students are also given the opportunity to study the L.C.V.P. Programme. It is a module for which points are awarded by Third Level Colleges and includes enterprise skills, business studies and preparation for work.


Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA)

The Leaving Certificate Applied is a two year programme aimed at students who wish to follow a practical or vocationally orientated programme. It is designed to allow students to apply their learning to practical and project based tasks in school and in the workplace. Students attend work placement for one day each week with the remaining four spent in school.

Leaving Certificate Applied Subjects

English & Communications, Mathematical Applications, Irish, Graphics & Construction, Engineering, French, Hotel, Catering & Tourism, Physical Education, Visual Arts including Music & Drama, Information Technology, Social Education, Religious Education, Vocational Preparation & Guidance, Hair and Beauty and Agriculture & Horticulture.