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Reviewing Scripts

The SEC will provide two Viewing of Scripts services this year: in schools for subjects marked on paper and online for subjected marked online. Applications for both must be made online through the Candidate Self Service Portal by 5pm on Friday 16th August. It is important to consider reviewing your papers and consider appealing your results, as even a small points jump can help you along the way to getting your desired college course.

While the last thing many students may wish to do is to view their scripts, there are a number of reasons to encourage them to avail of the opportunity such as:

#1 Providing them with important feedback should they decide to repeat their Leaving certificate
#2 Helping them to decide whether it is worth applying for a subject re-checks
#3 Giving them an insight for future exams as to how examiners mark and how to avoid ‘giving away points’.

Viewing Scripts

Candidate who applied to view scripts marked on paper will be notified by their school of the review time which will be between 5pm on 20th August and 5pm on 21st August. Candidates who applied to view scripts marked online will be provided online access to view the scripts over the same times and dates above and will have a timed three hour session.

Note that Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, LCVP-Link Modules (Written Paper), Physics, and Politics and Society papers will have to be viewed online.

The viewing sessions are:

Tuesday, 20th August 2019 from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm (Session 1)

Wednesday 21st August 2019 from 9.00 am to 12 noon (Session 2)
Wednesday 21st August 2019 from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm (Session 3)

Please take note of these dates as it is not possible to arrange viewing of scripts on any other date.

When viewing their transcript in a school a student may be accompanied by one other person at any one time. Candidates, or those accompanying them, may not interfere with or copy examination material. At the assigned Viewing of Scripts session, you will be able to make a copy of your script(s), using your own mobile phone, tablet or digital camera to capture images of your script(s). 

Appealing Results

Note that all appeals this year will be processed online, through

If you feel that there has been an error in marking your scripts, you may have your exam re-marked through the appeals process. The appeals process will be carried out online this year, where students must apply for appeals and view the results through the Candidate Self Service Portal. On the 16th of August, appeals applications will open and students will be able to fill out an online application form, subject to a fee. Read More