Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle
The core subjects for the Junior Certificate are:

  • Gaeilge
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Civic, Social and Political Education (C.S.P.E.)

First Year student will study all subjects listed below in first year. In second year, they will choose four from the list to continue for their Junior Certificate exam.

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Home Economics
  • Music
  • Science

Junior Certificate School Programme
Presentation Secondary School, Clonmel also offers the Junior Certificate School Programme as a part of the Junior Certificate Programme. This programme provides a fresh approach to the Junior Certificate for girls wishing to take a reduced number of subjects. ESS (Environmental and Social Studies) is part of this programme.  The programme is a part of the Junior Certificate and students get an official certificate of their achievements in addition to their Junior Cerificate.

Non-Examination Subjects
Presentation Secondary School, Clonmel is committed to providing as rounded an education as possible. The following subjects while not examined in the Junior Certificate are available to students in the Junior Cycle and are an essential component of the curriculum.

Religious Education
Physical Education
Social, Personal and Health Education (S.P.H.E.)