Junior Cycle

College policy is to encourage students to experience a broad educational programme up to the end of the third year when the Junior Certificate Examination is taken.

The curriculum is based on the syllabus of the Department of Education and the following subjects are offered:


  • Irish (unless exempt)
  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • History or Geography (study both in first year, then choose one to continue to JC level)
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Civic, Social and Political Education
  • Social and Personal Health Education
  • German or French¬†
  • Wellbeing


  • Art
  • Materials Technology (Wood)
  • Metalwork
  • Technical Graphics
  • Home Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Music

Please note that Learning Support is available for students who have learning difficulties.