Limited Places available for First Year in 2020

Local schools (in the Howth Deanery) have now applied through the Deanery form. However, each year there are a limited number of places for direct application to the school. Anyone may apply directly. The number of places is very limited, as Ardscoil La Salle makes a feature of small classes and an overall number which allows every student to know every other student. These 'extra' places are expected to be taken up very quickly. If you are interested please phone 01 848 0055 or email secretary@ardscoillasalle.ie .

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Ardscoil La Salle follows the Curriculum Programmes set down by the Department of Education and Science. The following programmes are currently on offer

  • Junior Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Transition Year

Junior Certificate - 3 Years

Core Subjects

All Junior Students study the core subjects.

Irish
English
Maths
History
Geography
Religion
SPHE
PE
CSPE

Optional Subjects

All optional subjects are sampled in the first term, of first year before two are selected.
Available subjects may vary from year to year. Please phone the school if you are thinking of transferring from another school.

French
Science
Home Economics
Business Studies
Art Craft & Design
Technical Graphics
Material Technology Wood
Materials & Technology Metalwork

Leaving Certificate - 2 Years

Core Subjects

The core subjects are compulsory.

Irish
Maths
English
Religion

Optional Subjects

Senior Students select four additional subjects for the Leaving Certificate Exam.
*Available subjects may vary from year to year. Please phone the school if you are thinking of transferring from another school.

French
Chemistry*
Physics*
Biology
History
Geography
Business
Home Economics
Art Craft Design
Engineering
Technical Graphics
Construction Studies

Transition Year - 1 Year

The school offers the Transition Year on an optional basis. This is a one-year programme, which comes immediately after the completion of the Junior Certificate. It provides the student with the opportunity to broaden horizons. New subjects and activities are introduced including work experience and educational excursions. A proportion of the material is based on the Leaving Certificate syllabus.

Subjects include some of the following each year.
Available subjects may vary from year to year. Please phone the school if you are thinking of transferring from another school.

  • Irish
  • Maths
  • English
  • French
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Art
  • I.T
  • History
  • Drama Video
  • Geography
  • P.E.



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