North Presentation
Secondary School, Farranree, Co.Cork

Call: 021 4303330


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Educational Programmes and Curriculum

We provide the full range of courses available from the Department of Education and Skills – Junior Cert, Junior Cert Schools Programme, Transition Year, Leaving Cert, Leaving Cert Applied and Leaving Cert Vocational Programme.

Junior Cert Curriculum:

Gaeilge English
French Spanish
Music Civic, Social & Political Education
Social, Personal and Health Education Physical Education
History Religion
Mathematics Cultural Studies
Home Economics Geography
Art Business Studies

Junior Cert Schools Programme:

This programme provides us with a framework to ensure that students enjoy positive experiences of the Junior Certificate. This is achieved through a creative broad-based curriculum and a teaching style that emphasises success at an early stage. Literacy and numeracy skills are developed throughout the programme and this enables students achieve success in the Junior Certificate.

Transition Year:

This is a one year course open to all students upon completion of their Junior Certificate. Students get to experience the full range of senior cycle subjects, thus enabling them make informed decisions regarding subject choices for their Leaving Certificate the following year. There is a large emphasis placed on personal development and students are encouraged, supported and challenged to involve themselves in a wide variety of activities, both in and out of the classroom.

Leaving Cert Curriculum:

Gaeilge Music
Religious Education English
History Home Economics
Career Guidance History
Business Mathematics
Chemistry Social/Health Education
French Accounting
Spanish Art

Leaving Cert Applied:

This is an alternative two year Senior Cycle course. It has an academic dimension in the main subject areas but has the added advantage of providing students with a practical and comprehensive preparation for the world of work. There is an emphasis on continuous assessment over the course of the two years which helps to keep students engaged and focused.

Leaving Cert Vocational Programme:

This is a two year Enterprise Links Module which is taken as an extra subject as part of the regular Leaving Cert. The module involves students researching their local community, researching career paths, going on work placements and developing their computer skills.

 

 

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