The information and link below is provided directly from the Department of Education and Skills. Further information can be found at 

“We are living through unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.  A decision has been made to postpone the Leaving Certificate and to offer students a system of Calculated Grades. You can read an FAQ about the decisions taken here.

We are naturally worried about the risk to our physical health and that of our loved ones.  The public health measures that have been put in place in Ireland as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and to stop the spread of the virus, have resulted in additional challenges that may impact on our wellbeing. 

People have an inbuilt capacity to adapt.  This is what is at the heart of resilience.  There are steps that we can take to support our wellbeing during this time. 

For specific information about the Leaving Certificate and wellbeing resources and supports that are available to support you at this time see “

See Also:

Download Leaving Cert 2020 infographic

A Guide to Calculated Grades for Leaving Certificate students 2020

Challenges of Organising Examinations with Social Distancing Requirements

The Wellbeing and Mental Health of Young People in Ireland: Factors for Consideration for the Leaving Certificate Examination in the context of the Covid-19 Pandemic for advice and tips on how you can look after your mental wellbeing, stay active and stay connected.