Senior Cycle Chemistry





Welcome to the Senior Cycle Chemistry subject page. Chemistry is one of the two-year Senior Cycle STEM subjects examined in the Leaving Certificate.






To avail of school based support forSenior Cycle ChemistryFollow this link to our online school based support application form. 


Email with any queries.




The ISTA supports science teachers of all science subjects through their network of branches thorughout the country.Details of events can be found on their website

Seán Fogarty is the current chairperson of the ISTA.



Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals. 


The PDST is the national contact point for Scientix in Ireland.  Information Page


Checkout their website for resources, information and international workshop opportunities on STEM.





We are updating our register, Please register your details here even if you have done so before so  that we can keep you up to date with all the latest news and information.

Click here to register for our database.


Chemistry Reources


Please check out for 100's of resources developed by our Chemistry team.







The Scifest programme aims to encourage a love of science, technology and maths through active, collaborative and inquiry-based learning. Click here to access the Scifest website.




Inquiry Based Learning


Chemistry Education Resource Guide


Click here for the Formulae and Tables booklet - approved for use in the state examinations.


Click here to access the 2016 Analysis Spreadsheet to input your Leaving Certificate Chemistry results. The output should be used in conjunction with subject planning Self Evaluation strategies within the school.


NOTE: For instructions on how to use these spreadsheets, please click here.


NOTE: It is not possible to update last years spreadsheets in light of this years results.  You should copy the details from the first page of last years spreadsheets into this years (the numbers in the yellow cells). You can only edit the yellow cells, otherwise the file will tell you it is password protected


Click here to access a range of resources for Chemistry education.





AMGEN Teach 



STEM Discovery Week 2017

Click here for details for STEM Discovery Week April 24-30 to promote STEM careers and innovative ideas in your schools.







Amgen Teach aims to deepen student interest and achievement in Science by strengthening the ability of life science secondary school teachers to use inquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Amgen Teach uses training workshops and distance learning events to provide educators with the skills and confidence necessary to transform the student experience in learning Science.


We would like to invite you to participate in the European Amgen Teach initiative. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a series of professional development workshops for the Sciences.  These workshops offer teachers upskilling in areas that are in line with new developments in Science education in Ireland. 


Information Page






Science on Stage 2014/2015


For the European Science on Stage festival (17th–20th June 2015) Science on Stage Ireland is looking for teachers with extraordinary ideas for teaching science. SOS provide: concepts, materials and a lively exchange with colleagues from all over Europe. Further details on flyer.  Closing date for applications: 30/09/2014

<< Science on Stage Flyer>>








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