Junior Cycle Business Studies focuses on improving students' understanding of the business environment and on developing skills for life, work and further study through the three inter-connected strands: Personal Finance, Enterprise and Our Economy.
Junior Cycle English focuses on improving students’ communication skills, creativity and appreciation of literary, digital and visual texts through the three inter-connected strands of oral language, reading and writing.
Junior Cycle Geography focuses on providing students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, values and behaviours that allow students to explore their world.
The study of History at junior cycle aims to enable students to develop the necessary conceptual understanding, disciplinary skills and subject knowledge to investigate the actions of people in the past and to come to a deeper understanding of the human condition.
Junior Cycle Home Economics develops the knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary achieve optimal, healthy and sustainable living for every person as an individual, and as a member of families and society.
Junior Cycle Mathematics focuses on improving students' mathematical experience in the classroom and on developing skills for life, work and further study.
The study of Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian) aims to develop students’ communicative language skills and to explore the interdependence between language and culture enabling students to derive enjoyment from language learning.
Science is a collaborative and creative human endeavour arising from our desire to understand the world around us and the wider universe. Junior Cycle Science focuses on learning of the key concepts of science, and simultaneously learning how to work like a scientist.
Junior Cycle Visual Art sets out clear expectations for students, across the three integrated strands of Art, Craft and Design. Visual Art at junior cycle aims to provide the student with a set of personal attitudes and qualities as well as skills and processes and a sense of the aesthetic.
Junior Cycle Music focuses on giving students the opportunity to develop their musical knowledge, skills and cultural awareness through the practical and cognitive engagement with music.
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