The Leaving Certificate 2020 is postponed. Students can get a State Certificate of Calculated Grades in each subject. It will have the same status as the Leaving Certificates awarded to students in previous years.
This document describes the established Leaving Certificate programme. The Leaving Certificate exams scheduled to be held in May 2020 have been postponed due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Students taking the State Leaving Certificate examinations must pay examination fees. Information on fees and exemptions from them.
The Leaving Certificate Applied is a two-year, self-contained programme aimed at recognising the talents of all students and providing opportunities to prepare for working and adult life.
Ireland's Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is a senior cycle programme designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Established Leaving Certificate.
The Junior Certificate examination is held at the end of the three-year Junior Cycle in second-level schools.In 2020, the Junior Certificate scheduled for June will not be held due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Special arrangements are in place for children with disabilities who are taking State examinations
Describes the procedures to follow if you wish to appeal the results of your Leaving Certificate examinations.
Describes the work of the State Examinations Commission.