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Causeway Comprehensive School

Junior Cycle

The Junior Cycle comprises of 1st, 2nd & 3rd year and culminates in the Junior Cycle Examination held in June at the end of 3rd Year. Causeway Comprehensive offers a broad curriculum at Junior Cycle. Students attend classes in 10 core subjects and have additional choice of 7 optional subjects which they pick two.

In 2020 Causeway CS changed to one hour classes

Our School is fully engaged in the New Junior Cycle Programme. Please click on link for further details New Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle Subjects

Core Subjects :

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • History
  • Science
  • Geography
  • French/Spanish
  • Religion - Non Exam
  • ICT (Digital Literacy)
  • Wellbeing (PE,SPHE, CSPE & Life Skills ) - Non Exam

Short Courses : ICT & PE

Optional Subjects

Students pick any two subjects from the following

  • Business
  • Art
  • Music
  • Home Economic
  • Woodwork
  • Engineering (Metalwork)
  • Technical Graphics

All first year students will partake in Subject sampling for the first 8 weeks

For further information see leaflet on Junior Cycle by clicking the link below

Junior Cycle leaflet

May 27
Summer Exams start
Aug 26
First Year start date
Causeway, Co.Kerry, Ireland.
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