Junior Cycle

31-October-17
Junior Cycle

NOTE – With the introduction of the new Junior Cycle Framework changes to the following may result.

Currently all pupils study the following core subjects:

Irish (unless exempt by the DES under the terms of Circular Letter M10/94)

English

Mathematics

History

Geography

Science

Religious Education

CSPE

SPHE (Non Examination)

Physical Education (Non Examination)

In addition pupils:

Choose either French or Spanish

Pupils also study two option subjects from the following list:

(Student preferences are met where possible, however this may not be possible in all cases.)

Art

Business Studies

Home Economics

Materials Technology Wood (Woodwork)

Materials Technology Metal (Metalwork)

Music

Technical Graphics

Further Information

New Junior Cycle

Please click on the images and links below to find out information about the new Junior Cycle

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Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement

This replaces the old Junior Certificate that
students received in September.
Click on the image above to see a sample JCPA.

Classroom Based Assessment

Classroom based assessment that takes place
in 2nd and 3rd Year.
Click on the image above to see more about CBAs.

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Further Information


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Other Areas of Learning

3-5 statements of learning that will appear
on the JCPA. These are linked to the statements
of learning & key skills of the Junior Cycle.

Subject Learning & Assessment Review

Subject Departments meet to review their student's CBA's.
They examine the work based on externally set Features of Quality.

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Further Information


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Key Skills of the Junior Cycle

The new Junior Cycle aims to help learners develop 8 key skills. These key skills are embedded in the teaching and planning of each subject.

Statements of learning

These Statements of Learning will be linked directly with course content in each subject. Click on the links below for examples.
English | Business | Science

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Further Information

Further Information

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https://www.jct.ie/home/home.php

https://www.curriculumonline.ie/

Further Information

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https://www.ncca.ie/en/junior-cycle

Keep up to date on all Junior Cycle Info using Twitter.

@JCforteachers
Each subject also has its own account.

Further Information



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Contact
Kildare Town Community School
Dunmurry Rd,
Kildare Town,
Co. Kildare,
R51 D288
Ireland


045 535228

Location
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