Junior Cycle

Core and state examined subjects (mandatory):







Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Students choose one from German, French, or European Section


Wellbeing subjects:

Civic, Social & Political Education (CSPE)

Social, Personal & Health Education (SPHE)

Physical Education (PE)

Wellbeing – Overview


State examined subjects (option subjects):

Students chose two from the ten options below

  1. Visual Art
  2. Business Studies
  3. European Section
  4. Home Economics
  5. Engineering
  6. Music
  7. Graphics
  8. Wood Technology
  9. Philosophy & Artistic Performance (Theatre) Short Course combination #1
  10. Film Studies & Artistic Performance (Visual) Short Course combination #2


Short course (mandatory):

Religious Education (Short Course)


Other areas of learning:

Digital Media Literacy

Skills for Life – Students follow three modules in first year, from a selection which includes Vocabulary Enrichment Program (VEP), Mindfulness, Drama, Numeracy, Reading and Sustainability Education.