Senior Cycle Developments

Curriculum developments are underway in a number of senior cycle subjects and programmes.

01 March, 2023

Senior Cycle Developments

As part of the redevelopment of senior cycle, development groups have been convened and are working in the following areas:

  • Senior Cycle Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
  • Transition Year
  • Leaving Certificate Business
  • Leaving Certificate Climate Action and Sustainable Development
  • Leaving Certificate Drama, Film and Theatre Studies
  • Senior cycle modules for students following Junior Cycle Level One and Level Two Learning Programmes.

Following a period of consultation with teachers, students and other stakeholders on Background Papers, consultation reports have been published for the following Leaving Certificate subjects:

For updates on the consultation reports on Transition Year and Senior Cycle SPHE, please see our Curriculum Developments homepage. These five reports are informing the work of the respective development groups. 

In addition, the consultation on the Background Paper and Brief for the development of Senior Cycle Modules for Students following Level One and Level Two Learning Programmes will open on March 6th.

Find out more about the various curriculum developments and the work of Development Groups on our Curriculum Developments homepage