This page contains Curriculum resources with separate links to PDST CPD resources for the various units within each senior cycle Physical Education.


Senior Cycle PE Framework           Leaving Certificate PE Specification
Physical Activity Project Performance Assessment

To download the guidelines for the physical activity project click here.

To download the guidelines for the performance assessment, click here.

Phase of Senior Cycle and Leaving Certificate PE

PDST will be supporting schools chosen to engage in the Phase of Senior Cycle PE over the next two years.  Through a variety of CPD formats, we will be supporting 64 Phase Schools for Leaving Certificate Physical Education and the 40 Phase Schools for Senior Cycle Physical Education. 


As a means of supporting schools in the prepartion for a future introduction of Senior Cycle Physical Education and/or Leaving Certificate Physical Education, we aim to share our presentations with all PE teachers through this webpage. 

Circular 0080/2017 - Physical Education in Senior Cycle

The Department of Education Circular can be accessed on the following link


Senior Cycle PE & Leaving Certificate PE FAQ's

The Department of Education have created FAQ's for Physical Education in Senior Cycle. They can be accessed below: 


Senior Cycle Physical Education FAQ


Leaving Certificate Physical Education FAQ

Junior Cycle Physical Education
To access Junior Cycle Physical Education page click here.