Subjects

Junior Cycle Subjects

The following is the list of subjects pursued in Junior Cycle.

Core subjects:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Geography
  • CSPE
  • Religion
  • Science
  • SPHE
  • PE

Option Subjects:

  • Music
  • French
  • Woodwork
  • Technical Graphics
  • Business Studies
  • Home Economics
  • Art/Craft/Design
  • Metalwork
  • Spanish

Each student’s course leading to Junior Certificate will comprise of the compulsory subjects and four of the optional subjects.

As a modern language is a requirement for entry to Third Level Institutions, it is envisaged that any students who aspire to going on to Third Level must do French or Spanish.

 

Senior Cycle Subjects

The following is the list of subjects pursued in Senior Cycle.

Core subjects:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • Religion (Religion is a core subject for all years).

Option Subjects:

  • Art/Craft/Design
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Agricultural Science
  • Construction Studies
  • Design & Cmmunications Graphics
  • Home Economics
  • French
  • PE
  • Geography
  • History
  • Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Engineering

(All examination subjects are provided at Higher and Ordinary Level, subject to demand).

Subject Brochures

Click on the subject to download the brochure for junior & senior cycle:

Useful Careers Websites

Careers Websites:

www.qualifax.ie – A comprehensive career investigation tool
www.careersportal.ie – A comprehensive career investigation tool
www.cao.ie – making your application to third level colleges Ireland
www.ucas.ie – making an application to a college in the UK