Senior Cycle Religious Education - Curriculum


Welcome to the CURRICULUM RESOURCES section for Senior Cycle Religious Education. For ease of access, this section of the PDST website contains several nodes.  To access these and the resources contained within them, please click on the links below.


Also in this section, there is a PowerPoint presentation which you may find helpful to use when promoting the uptake of Senior Cycle Religious Education with your students as well as a PowerPoint presentation on the  Leaving Certificate Religious Education coursework.


Resources used and shared at workshops from 2022 onwards will be added to the CPD Resources section here as events happen



Section A - The search for meaning and values


Section B - Christianity: origins and contemporary expressions


Section C - World religions




Section I - Religion: the Irish experience


Section J - Religion and science


Title View Download
Why study Religious Education? Download link
Leaving Certificate Religious Education Coursework Download link




Senior Cycle Religious Education Syllabus


Click here to download the Leaving Certificate Religious Education Syllabus



Senior Cycle Religious Education Teacher Guidelines


Click here to download the Leaving Certificate Guidelines for Teachers





DES Information and Communications


Please find the latest information about the Religious Education Coursework here