Class of 2020 Leaving Cert Results info - Monday Sept 7th

Class of 2020 Leaving Cert Results info - Monday Sept 7th

The results of the 2020 Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades will issue at 9.00 a.m. on Monday 7h September. The key dates and events associated with the calculated grades resulting process and to inform you of the next stages.

Key Dates

The following grid outlines the key dates associated with the 2020 Calculated Grades process.

7th September at 9.00 am

Results of the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme and Leaving Certificate Applied Calculated Grades will issue.

7th September

UCAS offers received by students

11th September

Deadline for return of Forms A, B, C and D, reconciliation sheet (where applicable) and school sign-off form to the Calculated Grades Executive Office.

11th September

CAO first round offers

14th September

Students can access their estimated percentage mark and calculated mark through the student portal.

14th September

Appeals application process open to students through the student portal from 9.00 a.m.

16th September

Appeals application process closes at 5.00 p.m.

23rd September

CAO round 2 offers


Accessing Results

Leaving Certificate Statements of Provisional results are not being posted this year as students will be able to access their results on-line on the Calculated Grades Student Portal from 9.00 am on Monday 7th September.

The Calculated Grades Student Portal will reopen on 14th September at 9.00 am and will provide students with the percentage marks they were awarded by the Calculated Grades process. They will also be able to access the estimated percentage marks provided by their schools. Students may wish to have access to and consider this data if they are considering an appeal of their Calculated Grade. 

Appeals Process


Students unhappy with their Calculated Grades results will have access to an appeals process. The appeals process will be an administrative process and students may not appeal against the information provided on their behalf by the school as these have already been subjected to a school alignment process and oversight by the school principal.

Students may lodge an appeal through the student portal from 9.00 a.m. on Monday 14th September to 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 16th September.

Stage1: Checks will be undertaken to ensure that the intended information was recorded correctly by the school and that the information was transferred correctly into the data collection system.

Stage 2: There will also be a review to ensure that the data was correctly received and processed in the national standardisation process conducted by the Department.

Data checks will include a check to ensure that the rank order of the class group for the subject and level taken has been preserved in the standardisation process and that students placed on the same school-estimated mark in the same subject and at the same level taken by the school are conferred with the same calculated mark conferred by the Department.

Stage 3: Students unhappy with the outcome of this process can seek a review by Independent Appeal Scrutineers.

All students will have the opportunity to sit the postponed Leaving Certificate Examinations which are scheduled to begin on 16th November subject to public health advice.

Student Support

 It is recognised that for the Leaving Certificate class of 2020 the tradition of coming back to school to celebrate the results with teachers and classmates on the day that the results issue will not be the same as in previous years.

Students can contact the school to speak to the school's Career Guidance Counselor Mr Pat Mulvihill for help and advice or by emailing 

 The wellbeing of the students who receive the calculated grades will be supported through a number of additional measures.

  1. The Leaving Certificate student helpline, at 1800 265 165, which is provided by the National Parents Council post-primary will be available from 11.00 am on 7 September for students to reach a guidance counsellor with any queries that they may have.  This helpline will operate until after the CAO first round offers and is staffed by qualified guidance counsellors. Further details can be found at
  2. HSE/HSE-funded service providers will be available to support students through the provision of e-mental health services.  
  3. Wellbeing resources developed by the National Educational Psychological Service are available at 
  4. CGEO helpline will be available at 1800 111135 or 1800 111136 from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm from Monday 7 September to Wednesday 16 September. Outside of these hours queries may be e-mailed to Please note this helpline is provided for queries relating to the Calculated Grades results only and cannot provide advice on any other matters.
  5. Information available from the Central Applications Office (CAO) at www.cao.ieCAO) at


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