Junior Cycle Classics aims to contribute to the development of an appreciation of the classical civilisations of Greece and Rome and the ancient Greek and Latin languages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Religious Education focuses on developing knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and values to enable young people to come to an understanding of religion and its relevance to life, relationships, society and the wider world. The course is built around three interconnecting strands: Exploring Beliefs, Exploring Questions and Living our Choices.
Junior Cycle Applied Technology aims to develop the students' curiosity of the technological world while integrating the necessary subject knowledge with the disciplinary skills to investigate and solve real-life problems.
Junior Cycle Wood Technology aims to develop the necessary conceptual understanding, disciplinary skills and subject knowledge to investigate and solve real-life problems while progressing the development of a range of manipulation skills through processing wood and other materials
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