Junior Cycle

Junior Certificate

The Junior Certificate examination is held at the end of the Junior Cycle in post-
primary schools. The Junior Cycle caters for students in the 13 to 15 year old age
group. Students normally sit for the examinations at the age of 14 or 15, after 3
years of post-primary education.

Subjects Available to First Year – Examination Subjects

Irish, English, Geography, Science, Materials Technology Wood, History, Home Economics, Technical Graphics, Materials Technology Metal, French, Technical Graphics, Business Studies, Civic Social & Political Education, Art, Music, Mathematics, Technology.

Non Examination Subjects

Physical Education, Social Personal & Health Education, Religion

Extra Curricular Activities

Sports Hurling Soccer Badminton Basketball Snooker Athletics Gaelic Football Other Activities Guitar lessons School Concerts Fashion show Debating and Public Speaking Poetry Competitions Quiz