Junior Cycle

The six year Curriculum provided by the College begins with a three year Junior Certificate Cycle, which offers the following core subjects:

  • IRISH
  • ENGLISH
  • MATHEMATICS
  • RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
  • FRENCH OR SPANISH
  • HISTORY
  • GEOGRAPHY
  • BUSINESS STUDIES
  • SCIENCE
  • CSPE (Civic, Social and Political Education)
  • SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education)
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION and SWIMMING
  •  plus one of the following option subjects; HOME ECONOMICS, ART, TECHNICAL GRAPHICS, MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY (Woodwork), MUSIC or CLASSICAL STUDIES


In First Year pupils are taught in mixed ability classes. Classes in Irish, English and Mathematics are individually set in Second and Third Year.

Following Third Year all pupils progress to Transition Year.