Curriculum

At Junior Cycle the following subjects are offered

 

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Science
  • Home Economics
  • Art
  • Music
  • Business Studies
  • CSPE (Civic, Social and Political Education)
  • SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education)
  • Computers
  • RE (Religious Education)
  • PE (Physical Education)
  • Singing
  • Drama

 

At Senior Cycle the following subjects are offered:

 

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Classical Studies
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting
  • Home Economics (Social and Scientific)
  • Business
  • Music
  • Art
  • RE (Religious Education)
  • PE (Physical Education)
  • IT (Information Technology)
  • Career Guidance

 

 

Transition Year

 

The Transition Year encapsulates the essential philosophy of Notre Dame, the holistic education of the young.   Students study a comprehensive range of academic subjects that lays the foundation for steady progress through the Leaving Certificate Programme.  There is also an opportunity to study a diverse range of subjects that gives our students a very broad range of educational experience.

 

The Transition Year includes core and modular subjects.

 

CORE

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Science
  • PE
  • Yoga
  • Business
  • RE
  • IT/ECDL

 

MODULAR

  • Dance
  • First Aid
  • Young Social Innovators
  • Music
  • History
  • Speech and Drama
  • Home Economics
  • Careers
  • Steer Clear
  • Health and Fitness
  • Science
  • Art
  • Geography
  • Film Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Personal Development
  • Self Defence
  • Bridge
  • Art Appreciation
  • SPHE
  • Driving Skills

 

In addition students experience the wider dimension of education by their participation in

 

  • Work Experience and Community Care
  • Educational trips and cultural outings
  • Charity fundraising activities

 

 

For futher information on Transition Year and the Junior and Senior Cycle, please visit

www.curriculumonline.ie