Junior Certificate

The following subjects are taught to Junior Certificate level:

  • Irish 
  • English 
  • Mathematics 
  • French 
  • German 
  • Science 
  • Art 
  • Metalwork (Materials & Technology) 
  • Woodwork (Materials & Technology) 
  • History 
  • Geography 
  • Technical Graphics 
  • Music 
  • Home Economics 
  • Business 
  • Religious Education
  • Civic, Social & Political Education (CSPE)
  • Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
  • Physical Education

Please note that in First Year all students sample a variety of subjects and then decide whether to continue with those subjects in Second Year and Third Year.

Generally, for the Junior Certificate students will sit eleven subjects:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Religious Education
  • Geography
  • French or German
  • Science
  • CSPE
  • Two Optional Subjects are taken from the following list; Art, Business, Home Economics, Woodwork, Metalwork, Technical Graphics, Music.