Junior Cycle

Core Examination Subjects

Core Examination subjects studied by all students:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civic, Social and Political Education.

Non Examination Subjects

  • Religion
  • Social Personal and Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Information Technology

Optional Subjects

At Borrisokane Community College we provide each student with an opportunity to sample our full range of subjects during their first term. At the end of the first term the students can make a more informed choice regrading  the subjects they wish to take at Junior Certificate examination level. The class teachers along with the Careers Guidance Counsellor advise students on choosing the subjects that best suits their skills and abilities. Parents are also consulted during this process.

Option subjects – students study three of the following Subjects for their Junior Cert.

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Home Economics
  • Technical Graphics
  • Materials Technology (Wood)
  • Materials Technology (Metal)
  • Music