Curriculum

Courses Offered

Subject

Junior Certificate

The following subjects are available at Junior Cycle:

Examination subjects: English, Irish, History, Geography, Mathematics, French, Business Studies

Non Examination Subjects: Religion, Computer Studies, S.P.H.E., Physical Education.

In addition, students select one from each of the following two groups of three:

Group 1:

Material Technology

Art

Music

Group 2:

Technical Graphics

Home Economics

Metalwork

Transition Year

Between Junior and Leaving Certificate we run a Transition Year Programme.

This programme is optional but each year approximately 98% of students do it.

The objective of this year is to promote the personal, educational, social and vocational development of students.

Approximately, 1/3 of the programme is preparation for the Leaving Certificate.

A selection of the topics covered are:

·         Environmental Awareness

·         C.V. Preparation

·         Social Awareness and Life Skills Relationships

·         Drink & Drug Awareness

·         Educational Visits

·         Soccer & Basketball Coaching

·         Computer Studies

·         Dance Workshop

·         Song Writing Workshop

·         Public Speaking

·         Career Guidance

·         Metalwork

·         Safe Driving Course

·         Safe Site Course

Senior Cycle

The following subjects are available at Senior Cycle: 

English, Irish, History, Geography, Mathematics, French, Accounting, Business, Art, Construction Studies, Technical Graphics, Biology, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Home Economics.

All of the above subjects can be taken at Higher and Ordinary level.