Junior Cycle


Core Subjects   Option Subjects
Gaeilge Applied Technology
English Business Studies
Mathematics Graphics
French or German** Music
History Visual Arts
Geography Wood Technology
Physical Education (PE)*  
Civics, Social & Political Ed (CSPE)*  
Social, Physical & Health Ed (SPHE)*  

Students will study two of the subjects from the list of Optional Subjects after sampling all six subjects.
Students are guaranteed two of their top three choices after indicating their preferences.
*indicates that the subject is not examinable at Junior Cycle Examinations.
**indicates that students will study either French or German after sampling.


Classes for Junior Cycle are formed in at Halloween in 1st year with students selecting their two optional subjects. There are 8 core subjects plus 2 optional subjects (see the list above) to be prepared for examination. The Option Blocks are determined by the demand from the students. Of the six optional subjects on offer students are guaranteed two of their top three subjects selected.

Students in Technology class

Graphics Class in 2nd Year



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