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Junior Cycle

The core curriculum which is taken by each pupil for the first three years consists of English, Irish, Maths, History, Geography, CSPE, Religion, SPHE and PE.

Students choose option subjects from a range which may include :- Art, Home Economics, Business Studies, Science, Metalwork, Woodwork and a language either French or German.

The Junior Cycle Programme

The Junior Cycle Schools Programme supports and supplements the Junior Cycle Programme by offering students the option of continuous assessment.
The Junior Certificate School Programme is based on the concept that all young people are capable of real success in school and that they can have a positive experience of school if the conditions are favourable. The Junior Certificate School Programme aims to provide a curriculum framework that assists schools and teachers in making the Junior Certificate more accessible to those young people who may leave school without formal qualifications. It attempts to help young people experience success and develop a positive self-image by providing a curriculum and assessment framework suitable to their needs. On completion of the programme students receive a profile which is an official record of their achievements, validated by the Department of Education and Science.

Please visit www.jcsp.ie for more information about the JCSP

Mount Seskin Community College  has a School Library setup to allow students use it both during Class but also in use at lunch time and after school.

The library is staffed by a full-time Librarian, Sarah Mc Allister.

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