Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle

At Kennedy College, students study the following subjects as part of the Junior Cycle curriculum.

Core Subjects

  • English
  • Irish
  • Mathematics
  • History

Additional Subjects

  • Science
  • Civics, Social and Political Education (CSPE)
  • Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
  • Religious Education
  • Career Guidance
  • Computer Studies
  • Wellbeing
  • PE- Physical Education

Option Subjects

  • Business
  • French
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Home Economics
  • Woodwork
  • Technical Graphics
  • Metalwork

First-year students in Kennedy College have an opportunity to try all subjects during a subject taster rotation in September and October of first year.

Following the completion of the subject taster rotation, the Guidance Counsellor will work with students and parents/guardians in assisting them in choosing two option subjects to study along with their other subjects for the Junior Cycle.

Students continue to study the same subjects in 2nd and 3rd year.

Aug 28
School Reopens - Staff Meeting
Aug 31
Incoming 1st Year students return to school
Sep 01
Incoming 1st Year students second induction day
Sep 02
3rd & 6th year students return to school
07 August 2020 - Update on Reopening Our Schools: The Roadmap for the Full Return to School
Letter from the Minister for Education Norma Foley TD to Parents/Guardians
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