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Junior Cert/Junior Cycle

Curriculum – Junior Certificate

The College has a full six year cycle, with three years at Junior Cycle.

Students proceeding to Leaving Certificate are required to do Transition Year in 4th year and then complete two years to Leaving Certificate.

Students doing Leaving Certificate Applied take it in years 4 and 5.

Junior Certificate/Junior Cycle in Firhouse Community College.

Currently all students take core subjects:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Geography
  • Science
  • French
  • Wellbeing: CSPE, SPHE & PE
  • RE

and choose two option subjects from the following –

  • Music
  • Art
  • HomeEconomics
  • Business
  • Metalwork
  • Materials Technology (Wood)
  • Materials Technology (Metal)
  • Technical Graphics





For further information on the new Junior Cycle, see: