Junior Cert Curriculum


Junior Cycle Subjects

Students normally enter Form one upon completion of Primary education at 12 years of age. The junior cycle lasts three years and the students sit the Junior Cycle examination at the end of third year.

Junior Cycle

All students take the following core subjects:

English, Gaeilge, Maths, CSPE, French or Spanish, Geography, History, Science, SPHE, Physical Education, Choir and Religious Education . Coding and Digital Literacy are taken as short courses.

In addition, students may choose from the following subjects, which are all included in the first half term. At the October mid-term students will be asked to select one subject from each of the options below. :

Option 1 - Art or Home Economics or Classics
Option 2 - Business or Music

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