Why Ashfield College for your 5th Year, 6th Year or Repeat Leaving Certificate?
Ashfield College has a long and proud tradition of preparing students for the challenges of the Leaving Certificate, regardless of whether they join us for 5th Year, 6th Year or as a repeat Leaving Certificate student. Among the secrets of our success is the school’s unique combination of expert teaching and excellent class notes, focused on the skills needed to excel in the Leaving Certificate.
Now in Dundrum, Dublin 16
In September 2015 we opened the doors of our new, custom-built premises on the Sandyford Road, Dundrum, Dublin 16. Conveniently located on the LUAS line, the new premises includes a state of the art Science Laboratory, Music Room and Computer Lab.
Unrestricted Subject Choices
Ashfield College’s Leaving Certificate teaching programme offers a choice of 23 subjects at Higher and Ordinary level. Unlike many other secondary schools, timetables are designed to suit each student, which means that subject choices are unrestricted so each student is able to study the ideal combination of subjects to suit their individual needs.
Leaving Certificate Results
For the last 30 years, Ashfield College has been successfully preparing students to achieve exceptional Leaving Certificate results. Our objective is to maximise every student’s full potential in this landmark exam. The tradition of excellence continues today with Ashfield College topping the Irish Times 2013 School League Tables across all categories including No.1 Feeder School and No.1 School for High Points in Ireland.
Whether your goal is to study medicine at The Royal College of Surgeons or whether you are repeating the Leaving Certificate to increase your points score or to help you gain a place on the perfect 3rd Level course for you, Ashfield College provides the teaching expertise and resources to support your exam success.
Supervised Study is incorporated daily in each student’s timetable. Ashfield College’s study hall is continuously supervised which allows a completely distraction-free environment for our students.
Student Guidance and Well-being
Ashfield College strives to ensure all students are valued as individuals who have their own specific needs and requirements. Our in-house guidance services provide one-on-one career guidance counselling to ensure students make an informed decision regarding their CAO application and our Pastoral Care team provide support and guidance throughout the year with an emphasis on student well-being.
At Ashfield College we provide;
- Some of the most exceptional & inspirational teachers in Ireland
- State-of-the-art purpose built premises in Dundrum, Dublin and conveniently located on the LUAS line
- Exceptional Leaving Certificate tuition
- Specialist career guidance & employment advice
- Outstanding comprehensive study manuals
- Very wide choice of subjects
- Dedicated Music, Science and Art rooms
- Supervised Study
Continuous Assessment & Examinations
Leaving Certificate students are assigned target grades in each of their subjects at the beginning of the academic year, this helps our students to focus on recognising and achieving their potential. Monthly assessments are carried out in each subject allowing students to review their progress with their mentor. Official school test are carried out in October, Christmas and at Easter. 6th Year students complete a full mock examination in all subjects. 5th Year students sit school exams in October, Christmas, Easter and in May.