Junior Certificate Curriculum

The Junior Certificate and Junior Certificate Schools Programme are on offer in the College. Our Aim at Killarney Community College is to ensure a smooth transition of students from primary to post primary school. We wish to motivate our students to engage with and enjoy school. We challenge our students to realise their full potential in the three years of Junior Cycle by experiencing a broad, balanced and coherent programme of study.

 

  • CORE SUBJECTS
    Gaeilge
    English
    Maths
    Science
    History
    Geography)
    Civic, Social & Political Education (CSPE)

4 subjects to choose from the following categories:

 

  • LANGUAGES
    English
    Spanish
  • APPLIED SCIENCES
    Technical Graphics
    Materials Technology Wood
    Materials Technology Metal
    Home Economics
    Business
  • SCIENCE
    Art
    Music
  • NON EXAMINABLE SUBJECTS
    Physical Eduation
    Social, Personal, Health Education
    Religious Education
  • FIRST YEARS ALSO STUDY
    ON A ROTATIONAL BASIS
    Enterprise
    Career Guidance
    Choir
    Chinese

All students arriving in first year are provided with a timetable which allows them to ‘taste’ particular subjects for a short duration. Examples of these ‘taster’ subjects include: Art, Metalwork, Woodwork, Music, Choir, Home Economics, Business, Technical Graphics, Guidance, and Drama. Parents and students attend an Options Night and after this students choose their options for the Junior Certificate Exams.