Online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opens

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THE ONLINE Calculated Grades Student Portal has opened for registration to Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students today, Tuesday, May 26.

All Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students are required to register on gov.ie/leavingcertificate between 10am today and 10pm Thursday, May 28.

All students following the Leaving Certificate Established or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programmes are also required to confirm the level at which they intended to sit each of their subjects. Students will have the option of confirming the level or changing to a lower level.

When registering on gov.ie/leavingcertificate students must have the following information to hand:

 

  • Their Examination Number
  • Their Personal Public Service number (PPS), which they will use to create a four-digit Personal Identification Number
  • Email address
  • Mobile phone number

 

Once the Department has received all the necessary data from schools, students will be asked to opt-in through the portal to indicate if they wish to receive Calculated Grades.

 

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The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD said all schools have been sent information to provide their students “so that they are able to complete the registration on the student portal”.

The Education Minister said, “This is a brand-new system that it has been necessary to introduce because of the decisions we have had to take as we respond to Covid-19 situation. It is vital now that every Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied student is aware of the new online registration on gov.ie/leavingcertificate.”

The Minister said the important message for Leaving Certificate exam students is the registration period closes on Thursday, May 28 at 10pm, and students must register before then “to ensure that they can receive their Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades”.

He said, “It is also essential that students confirm their levels at this time so that schools can complete the task of providing information for each student about their expected level of performance in each subject.”

Schools have been asked to assist their students as much as possible but if anyone has trouble getting access online, there will be helpline support from midday on Tuesday.

Minister McHugh urged people not to leave the registration until the “last minute”.

“This is a tight timeframe. We need every student to register so that the new system can operate smoothly,” he said.

The minister noted every school has been sent the information available on gov.ie/leavingcertificate portal and how to register, and schools were asked “to circulate this to students and to parents and guardians”.