Junior Cycle


In keeping with our philosophy that students should have a broad range of choices the Junior Cycle subject options are broad. All students study core subjects Gaeilge, English, Mathematics, Science, French or German, History, Geography, C.S.P.E., S.P.H.E., Religious Studies, Physical Education, Computers. Students are required to choose two more subjects from the following list, Business, Technical Graphics, Material Technology (Wood), Metal work, Art, Music and Home Economics.

Students are assessed on an on-going basis and, in addition, parents receive two formal assessments during the year. Our school also offers the Junior Certificate Schools Programme (JCSP)


Subjects offered

  • Irish (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • English (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • Mathematics (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • French (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Science (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Music (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Home Economics (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Art Craft and Design (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Materials Technology Wood (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Metalwork (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Technical Graphics (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Business Studies (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • History (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Geography (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Religious Education(Higher & Ordinary Level)
  • Environmental Social Studies
  • Civic, Social and Political Education
  • Social Personal Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Computer Studies