Career Guidance

Leaving Certificate Subject Choice Booklet 2021


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Leaving Certificate subject choice booklet 2021

CAO Points Process Explained

How to fill in the CAO application form

Message from Ms. Reddington – Guidance Counsellor

In this difficult time, we all need support. Please know that Ms. Reddington is still available until school holidays so just send her an email if you need to have a chat and she will get in contact with you.

Other supports and help available include:


Supports & Helplines

Jigsaw – Live sessions with Clinicians & group chats


Childline (ISPCC)

24-hour national listening service for under 18s Freephone 1800 666 666, Text 50101 or Chat online (10 am to 4 pm)



Free online counselling and support groups for over 18s



Emotional support to anyone in distress or struggling Freephone 116 123 (any time, day or night)




Email counselling support service


Crisis Text Line Ireland

A confidential messaging support service

Text TALK to 086 1800 280 (any time day or night, standard SMS rates may apply)



LGBT Ireland

Online support for LGBT+ people across Ireland

LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (every day), Gender Identity Family Support Line 01 907 3707

Email for support or information, An instant messaging service is available 7 days a week, 6:30pm to 10pm Mon – Thursdays, 4pm to 10pm Fridays, and 4pm to 6pm on Sat & Sun


BeLonG To

Support for LGBTI+ young people in Ireland

Text LGBTI+ to 086 1800 280 to can chat in confidence with a trained crisis volunteer (anytime day or night, standard SMS rates may apply)

While  face  to  face services are closed, information, referral and advice will be provided by email, SMS, phone call or video conference


Bodywhys Online Support

Support for people who are affected by eating disorders




Information and support to anyone over 18 about issues relating to their own mood or the mood of a family member or friend.

Freephone Support Line 1800 80 48 48 (10am to 10pm), Email for info and support.


Suicide or Survive (SOS)

A series of free online wellness workshops and programmes are available from SOS


Pieta House

telephone and    text-based  support  counselling  for  people  who  are  suicidal  or engaging  in self-harm – Freephone 1800 247 247 (24 Hours), Text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)

Telephone appointments will be provided to replace face to face appointments


Mental Health Ireland

Information line (01) 284 1166 (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday), Visit

or email


GROW Mental Health Recovery

Information line 1890 474 474, Visit

or email


for more information, or  while  peer  support groups  are  postponed