Curriculum Offered

Subject choice First Years 2019/2020 – please click here for further information

Duiske College students visit the W5 Science and Exhibition centre in Belfast.




Junior Certificate

In first year all students take the following subjects: Gaeilge, English, Maths, Science, Geography, French, Business Studies, Technical Graphics, Art, Music, History, Craft and Design, Home Economics, Materials Technology (Wood), History.


In second year the students select from the following pairs: Materials Technology or Home Economics Business Studies or Technical Graphics with the eight remaining subjects and Religion. There are also classes in Computer Studies, Civic Social and Political Education and Health Education.

Transition Year

Students are offered the opportunity to participate in Transition Year, where they work on many programmes including Leadership, The John Paul Awards, Gaisce Awards, Work Experience, Enterprise Awards and many, many more.

While Transition Year is not compulsory, students are strongly encouraged to participate.

Leaving Certificate

In addition to Gaeilge, English and Mathematics, students take four additional subjects from: French, Music, History, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Home Economics (Social and Scientific), Construction Studies, Technical Drawing, Accounting and Art. Senior students also take classes in Computer Skills, Guidance and Religion.



Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)


This programme, in addition to the seven examination subjects chosen above, includes modules on Enterprise Education, Preparation for the World of Work and Information Technology.



Post-Leaving Certificate Courses (PLC)


The school offers 5 Adult Education courses in Outdoor Sports and Recreation, Business and Creative Media and Visual Art. These courses are validated and certified by QQI.



Evening classes are provided depending on local demand.