Ard Scoil na nDéise

Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle

Our First Year classes are based on mixed ability. From our experience and from research, this has proven to be best practice. It gives students a chance to settle into their new environment and to adjust to the different demands of Second Level education.

The Junior Cycle curriculum is based on the Junior Cycle Framework and offers a wide range of subjects and experiences.

Core Subjects – taken by all students.

  • Gaeilge
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • German or French
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civic, Social & Political Education (C.S.P.E.)
  • Computer Studies
  • Learning Skills
  • Social & Personal Development (First Year only)
  • Physical Education (P.E.)
  • Social, Personal & Health Education (S.P.H.E.)
  • Religous Education

Of these subjects, Learning Skills, Social & Personal Development, PE, SPHE and CSPE make up our Wellbeing Program.

Optional Examination Subjects: students will study two of the following for Junior Cycle certification;

  • Art
  • Music
  • Business Studies
  • Home Economics
Convent Road,
Co. Waterford,
X35 RR90

058 41464

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