An updated edition of our best-selling Leaving Certificate Accounting textbook

Accounting for Senior Cycle (4th edition)​

Accounting for Senior Cycle (4th edition), our best-selling Leaving Certificate Accounting textbook, has been revised to comprehensively cover all examinable material for Ordinary and Higher levels and is a highly engaging and exam-focused new text.

The new package for Accounting for Senior Cycle includes:

• Student Textbook
• Student Activity Book
• Free Student e-book
• Teacher’s Solutions and Support Resources

Student Textbook

  • A fully updated textbook with new student-friendly and visually attractive colour-coded design and layout
  • All aspects of the syllabus included in simplified language
  • Uses student-friendly language perfect for mixed-ability groups
  • New and enhanced emphasis on theory
  • Examples in each chapter in accordance with the best accounting practice
  • Breakdown of chapters into smaller, more manageable units
  • Keywords identified at the beginning of each chapter
  • Graded exercises for:
    •  Teaching each topic at both Ordinary and Higher level
    • Revision of each topic
    • Testing students on each topic
  • Questions revised to reflect:
    • Recent Leaving Certificate questions
    • Updated legislation under the Companies
      (Accounting) Act 2017
    • Advances in Accounting and Information
    • A greater emphasis on accounting theory
    • Recent examination theory
  • Fully worked examples and explanations of topics at both levels
  • Bank of colour-coded Ordinary and Higher Level exam-style questions
  • Step-by-step approach to difficult adjustments and related exercises
  • Gradual and clear progression to more complex topics
  • Past Leaving Certificate theory questions included
  • Contains up-to-date information such as reporting requirements for companies and a new chapter on IT and Accounting
  • Examination tips throughout each topic to aid answering exam questions
  • Summary of the main ratios at the end of the book

Student Activity Book

  • Theory questions – fill in spaces in the activity book
  • Practice questions on adjustments for final accounts, suspense accounts and other topics
  • Blank templates designed to match questions on tabular statements and budgets
  • Extra complete Higher Level questions for early finishers

Digital Resources

Teachers can access the Accounting for Senior Cycle 4th Edition interactive e-book at, plus a range of free digital resources, including:

PowerPoint presentations providing a summary of every topic highlighting key terms and topics
› Fully worked solutions to both textbook and student activity book questions
Full Sample Exam Papers (Ordinary and Higher level)
Test Yourself Questions for each chapter at Higher and Ordinary level to allow assessment of student’s progress topic by topic