DROGHEDA GRAMMAR SCHOOL  – Form 5 Book List 2021-22


Ordinary Level: Fuinneamh Nua – Yvonne O’Toole & Elizabeth Wade ( Edco)

Higher Level:     Fiúntas Nua – Yvonne O’Toole & Elizabeth Wade (Edco).


All Students:  Hardback Copy/A4 refill pad X 2. Collins Easy Learning Irish Dictionary in Colour-required daily in class. A4 80 page display folder (for Oral Irish work).


Higher Level  –Macbeth , GILL Shakespeare Focus * Do not buy any other edition.  This is Poetry Higher Level 2023, Forum Publications   * Do not buy any other edition.  A4 Ring binder folder + Polypockets.  2 Manuscript copies, not hard backs + USB stick

Ordinary Level – Philadelphia Here I Come –   FRIEL Brian.  This is Poetry Ordinary Level 2023, Forum Publications   * Do not buy any other edition.  English Extra Ordinary Level (CJ Fallon) (blue cover).  A4 Ring binder folder + Polypockets.  2 Manuscript copies, not hard backs + USB stick



Higher Level: Text & Tests 4 & 5 (New Edition).  Mathematical Tables (Gov. Publications), Mathematical

Instruments.   A4 Hardback, 2 copies, Folder with plastic Pockets.  Calculator (Must be Casio fx-83GT X)

Ordinary Level: Text & Tests 3 (New Edition). Mathematical Tables (Gov.Publications), Mathematical Instruments, A4 Hardback, 2 copies, Folder with plastic Pockets, Calculator (Must be Casio fx-83GT X)


Leaving Certificate Geography Landscapes Core Units and Human Elective by Declan Fitzgerald & P.J. White, Gill. 

2 A4 Hard Back Copies, 1 Refill pad, Small packet of colour pencils & 2 Glue Stick, a small pair of scissors and a pack of white board markers



The Making of Ireland- Paul Twomey, Educate.ie, The Making of Europe and the Wider World Gregg O’Neill & Paul Twomey Two A4 Hardback Notebooks.


Computer Science:

Computer Science for Leaving Certificates.  Brett A. Becker &Keith Quille (Golden Key)



Textbook is 21st Century Business the Third Edition by William Murphy from CJ Fallon (Workbook is included with textbook). 1 x A4 Hardback .  1x A11 Copybook to use as a Test Copy. 1 x A4 Folder with clear pockets. Exam papers will need to be bought at a later date and will be organised by the class teacher


Politics and Society:

Theories in Action -Key Thinker Student Guide – Gerard Elwood – Folens

1 A4 Hardback.  1 A4 Essay copy.  1 display folder with (40) plastic pockets. 1 USB key (for politics only)


Construction Studies: 

Get Constructive by Eva Corcoran, Sean King and William Nolan. Publisher: Educate.ie.

Technical Graphics equipment – Wooden T-square, 60/30° & 45° set squares, (not from a mathematical set), protractor, 2H pencil, A4 hardback copy, A3 folder and colouring pencils.


Design & Communication Graphics:

Publisher: DCG Solutions by Kora King.

Plane & Descriptive Geometry and Applied Graphics (Book1 & 2). Students must get both the A3 workbooks through the link below.  Booklist instructions: Use the discount code  DCGDGS  on www.dcgsolutions.ie/shop

Books to be collected from the teacher at the start of the term, use the student’s name when ordering.

Additional materials: Colouring pencils, A3 Folder, A4 sketch pad and Technical Graphics equipment from Junior Cert.



Life by Kevin Maume & Siobhan Scott-Sweeney.  Published by Folens. 1 hardback Science notebook.  1 hardback copy.



Chemistry Live!  (2nd edition) by Declan Kennedy.   Published by Folens.   1 Chemistry Live Student Laboratory Notebook by Declan Kennedy & Don O’Shea.  1 hardback copy.



Real World Physics by Dan O’Regan. Published by Folens. 1 hardback manuscript copy, 1 hardback Science notebook, 1 Calculator.


Music:  Notes Homework A Package, Higgins & Higgins.  A4 hardback. Music Manuscript copy. (Books are used for 5th and 6th year). 


Home Economics:  Complete Home Economics (Second Edition)  Leanne Gillick and Laura Healy.


P.E.        No book required

Spanish:  Venga, by Maria Fenton (Edco).  One hardback copy, one softback copy


French:   À La Une (comes with accompanying Hors-série book).  2 copies.  French/English Dictionary


Art:   Leaving Certificate History and Appreciation of Art, Art Works by Seán Ó hAodha. Published by Edco.

Leaving Cert. Less Stress More Success Art History Revision by Áine Ní Charthaigh. Published by Gill.   See materials list.


Economics:   Positive Economics by Susan Hayes Culleton, Trudie Murray, Brian O’Connor (Edco).  1 A4 Hardback and 1 copy.



It’s Your Well-being, Senior Cycle SPHE by Fiona Chambers, Anne Jones, Anita Stackpoole (Mentor).


Art Materials List 2021-2022

*Please note any materials that run out during the year must be replaced, thank you.

Fifth Year

– 2B, 4B, 6B Pencils

– Eraser

– Sharpener

– Long ruler – Steel

– Packet of Watercolour Pencils (24 pencil pack)

– Calligraphy pen set

– A round tipped black permanent marker

– A round tipped blue or red permanent marker

– A broad and a fine round paintbrush

– A packet of Oil Pastels

– Watercolour Tablet Set

– Watercolour paper pad. Size: 270 x 195mm approximately

– Scissors

– Pritt Stick

– An A4 Spiral Sketchbook

– An A2 Cardboard folder

– A white long sleeve men’s shirt to protect uniform. This shirt needs to be big enough to fit comfortably over your child’s uniform to protect from acrylic paint for example.