Changes to Leaving Cert Exams 2021

Due to the closures of schools in Ireland between February and June 2020 the State Examinations Commission has made some changes to the Leaving Certificate Examinations for the year 2021. It has also made changes to the Junior Cert Exams. 

You can find the SEC document outlining all changes to all subjects here.

Changes to Leaving Cert Physics Exam for 2021

Previous Years                                                                  2021 Exam ONLY

Section A (Three questions from four)                                Section A (Three questions from five)

Section B (Five questions from eight)                                 Section B (Five questions from nine) 

First question from Section B: eight parts from 10.             First question from Section B: eight parts from 12.

 

 

 

Changes to Leaving Cert Maths Exam for 2021

Previous Years                               2021 Exam ONLY

Section A (150 marks)                     Section A (150 marks) 

• No choice                                      • Do five questions out of six

• Six questions x 25 marks              • Six questions x 30 marks

• 150 marks.                                    • 150 marks.

Section B (150 marks)                     Section B (150 marks) 

• No choice                                      • Do three questions out of four

• Two or three or four questions

• Marks per question may vary        • Four questions x 50 marks

• 150 marks.                                     • 150 marks