Academic


'boys are expected to continue to third level'

St. Mary’s is an academic school where boys are expected to continue to third level education.
There is an emphasis on written homework, rigorous study programmes and constant monitoring of progress.
Parents are kept informed by reports home every month and students sit full formal examinations twice yearly.


First Year Subjects 2016-2017
Irish, English, Mathematics, History, Geography,  Science, Religious Education, Business Studies, CSPE, SPHE, Physical Education
A choice of French or German
Modules in Art, Classics, Music & Technology.

Junior Certificate Subjects 2016-2017
Irish, English, Mathematics, History, Geography, Art, Science, Religious Education, Business Studies, CSPE, SPHE, Physical Education 
A choice of French or German
Choose one from Classics, Music, Technology, Art, or the second continental language.

Transition Year Subjects   2016-2017
Transition Year is compulsory after Junior Certificate.
This programme is broadly based with an emphasis on an academic core-curriculum balanced with new subject-areas such as Personal Development, Community Service and Work Experience.

Leaving Certificate Subjects   2016-2017
Irish, English, Mathematics plus a  language (French, German)
Religious Education
Three subjects from History, Geography, Accounting, Business, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Art, Technology
In addition, tuition is offered for enthusiasts in the following: Religious Education (as a Leaving Cert exam), Applied Maths, Music