5th Year Full-Time School

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021/2022 academic year

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Why choose Ashfield College for your 5th Year?

A solid 5th year is a foundation for a successful Leaving Certificate. For this reason, 5th Year students are introduced to the Leaving Certificate syllabus and the effective work practices required in the Leaving Certificate.

During the fifth year, students cover 75% of the exam syllabus, which will provide an invaluable foundation for 6th Year. Students are monitored academically with regular testing and continuous assessment in all subjects.

Leaving Certificate Subjects

Choosing the right combination of subjects is the key to opening up opportunities at 3rd level and in your future career. We offer a wide choice of subjects and we build our timetable around you, our students, which means that you get to choose your ideal combination of subjects. We will ensure that the subjects you choose will offer you the maximum potential points and fulfil the metrication requirements of 3rd level education.

Maths, Irish, English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, History, Religious Education.

Extra-Curricular Activities

5th Year students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities designed to develop leadership skills and promote teamwork and a sense of community. Activities 5th year students have enjoyed include careers talks from leading industry figures,  5-a-side soccer, trips to the theatre, cinema and art galleries, hiking, ice-skating and the annual 5th year excursion.

For more information about our 5th  Year Programme contact us or call 01 490 4050 and speak to our academic advisors