Junior Cycle Curriculum

St. Mary’s offers a three year Junior Cycle to prepare students for the Junior Certificate at the end of their third year. Students then go on to complete state examinations in eleven subjects. Students have the option to enter a Transition Year programme in their fourth year. The junior cycle course on offer is comprised of compulsory and optional subjects.

The compulsory subjects offered are;

  • English
  • Geography
  • Computer Studies
  • Gaeilge
  • Religion
  • CSPE
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • SPHE
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • French or German or Spanish

The optional subjects are chosen from the following list;

  • Art
  • Music
  • Wood Technology
  • Home Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Technology
  • Technical Graphics