Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford

Leaving Cert

Greetings from Longford’s Premier Girl’s Secondary School

Meán Scoil Mhuire was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1874 on its present site in Longford Town. The school is the only all girls’ secondary school in the county.

Meán Scoil Mhuire is a centre for the formation of youth. It respects the dignity of each person, with her unique background, tradition and beliefs. It provides a disciplined atmosphere in which the pupils can grow and mature. Pupils are exposed to a rich cultural heritage, and acquire knowledge and skills which enable them to understand and respect themselves, others and the environment in which they live.

A CEIST School

Meán Scoil Mhuire is under the guidance of the CEIST trustee framework.We take pride in the CEIST charter, believing in:

·Promoting Spiritual and Human Development.

·AchievingQuality in TeachingandLearning.

·Showing Respect for every Person.

·Creating Community.

·Being Just and Responsible

Academic Excellence

Our students excel in state examinations on an annual basis.In 2016 alone, three of our Leaving Certificate students achieved 625 points, the maximum total attainable at this level.In Junior Certificate 2016and 2017 one student obtained eleven A grades while two achieved ten while many other successful students obtained in excess of 6 A grades, all on higher level papers.In fact Meán Scoil Mhuire featured as the top school in County Longford, for the past 8 years, on the Sunday Independent 2017 League Tables of schools whose pupils progress to Third Level Education.


At present, Meán Scoil Mhuire offers four


· Junior Certificate

· Transition Year

· Leaving Certificate

· Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)

Leaving Certificate & LCVP

Students complete a two year senior cycle.Core subjects offered in Meán Scoil Mhuire are:

Irish, English, Maths.Students choose four additional subjects from the following:

Spanish, French, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Business, History, Art, Music, Home Economics, Geography, Politics & Society, Accounting and Religion.

Physical Education and Faith Religion are also offered to support academia.

LCVP is an additional subject, studied by Leaving Certificate candidates with a specific combination of subjects. LCVP is designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate

5 St Joseph's Rd

04 3334 6608

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