Junior Cycle

First year subjects

Our first year classes are formed on the basis of mixed ability.


All first year students must study the following:

English, Irish, Mathematics, Religious Education, History, Geography, Physical Education, SPHE, CSPE, ICT and either French or German


Students choose THREE subjects from the following list of options:

Art, Business Studies, Home Economics, Music, Science and Technical Graphics

Availability of these optional subjects depends on the number of applicants. All courses are offered subject to staffing resources being available from the Department of Education and Skills

Non examination subjects: SPHE, CSPE, ICT and PE

Some useful information for parents: