“Not fair” – Leaving Cert students who test positive or are close contacts will NOT be allowed sit their exams – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

“Not fair” – Leaving Cert students who test positive or are close contacts will NOT be allowed sit their exams




Leaving Cert Students who have been asked to limit their social contacts and avoid social gatherings as exams approach next month.

Students diagnosed with Covid-19 who are close contacts, who show symptoms of Covid-19, or who had to isolate or restrict their movements will not be able to sit their Leaving Cert exams which start on June 9th.

There will be no alternate date for taking these exams but students will receive a calculated grade if they are eligible for one, said Liz Canavan, An Taoiseach assistant general secretary.

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