Junior Cycle

A comprehensive curriculum will be delivered at Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighin, which underpins our school’s vision for the development of the full potential of each pupil.

Pupils are exposed to all subjects in First Year as ‘tasters’ offered on a full year basis, allowing them to make more informed decisions regarding their subject choices thereafter.

 

The required curriculum for Junior Cycle is as follows;

  • Gaeilge
  • English
  • Mata
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education
  • Civic Social Political Education (CSPE)
  • Social Personal Health Education (SPHE)

 

The core curriculum for Junior Cycle is as follows:

  • Spanish
  • Science
  • Geography

 

Pupils choose three options in Second Year from:

  • Business Studies
  • History
  • Music
  • Art, Craft and Design
  • Home Economics
  • Technology
  • Technical Graphics

 

Pupils also choose one short course from:

  • Chinese
  • Coding

The Junior Cycle

For further information on the new Junior Cycle, click on the link below:

Junior Cycle Presentation 2017