Core, Rotation and Choice Subjects

In Bandon Grammar School, we offer a wide range of subjects at Leaving Cert level to suit different student needs and interests.

  • ‘Core’ Subjects: All students study English, Maths, Irish (or alternative subject such as Biology)
  • ‘Rotation’ (non-exam) Subjects: All Senior students study the following subjects on a weekly rotation. Guidance, SPHE (Social, Personal, Health Education), Religious Education (general  education on religions, morality etc) Computers
  • Choice Subjects: Students pick 4 or 5 additional subjects that suit their best interests. You can find more detailed information on these subjects in our Guidance website.
Content-Based Subjects­­
  1.  Geography
  2. History
  3. Biology
  4. Home Economics *
  5. Art*
  6. Agricultural Science
  7. Business Studies
  8. Physical Education
Understanding Subjects
  1. Physics
  2. Home Economics *
  3. Chemistry
  4. Applied Maths
  5. Economics
  6. Accounting*
Skill/ Practical Based Subject
  1. French
  2. Spanish
  3. German
  4. Music
  5. Art*
  6. Physical Education
  7. DCG
  8. Accounting*
  9. Construction Studies
  10. LCVP (Leaving Cert Vocational Programme)