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The PDST Health and Wellbeing team aims to provide high quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils.

 The Post-Primary PE team includes Advisors Fergal Lyons, Brendan O Malley, Stephen Moore, Team Leader Leanne Traynor and a team of dedicated Associates & Local Facilitators. 


Senior Cycle PE Framework           Leaving Certificate PE Specification
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