Coláiste Mhuire Askeaton

Junior Cycle

New Junior Cycle

In 2012 the Department of Education & Skills published A Framework for Junior Cycle. Our new Junior Certificate curriculum is based on this framework and offers a broad range of subjects to cater for the varying aptitudes and talents of our students. The Curriculum is designed to develop the six Key Skills, Managing Myself, Staying Well, Communicating, Being Creative, Managing Information and Thinking and Working with Others and incorporates the 24 Statements of Learning outlined in the Framework document. Students will take nine subjects for assessment purposes. In addition, students may also partake in other non-examination subjects and short courses.

CORE SUBJECTS

  • Irish
  • English
  • Project Mathematics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Science

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

  • European Language (May be taken as an Exam Subject or as a Short Course)
  • Art
  • Business
  • Home Economics
  • Metalwork (Materials & Technology)
  • Materials Technology (Wood)
  • Technical Graphics

SHORT COURSES UNDER CONSIDERATION

  • SCRATCH Computer Programming
  • Civic, Social, Political Education (CSPE)
  • Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
  • Chinese Language & Culture

OTHER TIMETABLED NON-EXAM SUBJECTS

  • Religious Education
  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Sports Education
Feb 06
2023
Bank Holiday
Feb 10
2023
Mid Term Break
Mar 17
2023
St Patrick Day
Mar 31
2023
Easter Break
19-Oct-2022
School Events October 10th to 14th: Careers Day; U19 Hurling; u15 Football
02-Oct-2022
What a great day of football we had on Thrusday last.  We were visited by the primary schools in our area, who took part in our 7-a-side blitz organised and run by the PE department in the school.
02-Oct-2022
Events in the school October 3rd to October 7th.
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