St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
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Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle

St. Mary’s Secondary School offer a wide and balanced curriculum for the Junior Cycle students. As a school we are always evaluating the subject options we offer so as to maximise the learning for the students in our care.

For first year students September 2017, we hope to introduce Technical Graphics as an additional option for Junior Cycle. This will be done with the intention of adding Design & Communications Graphics as an option on the Leaving Cert curriculum for those students in the future.

Currently our curriculum provision from September 2017 includes:

Core Subjects
- Irish
- English
- Maths
- Geography
- History
- Religious Education
- Social, Personal & Health Education (SPHE)
- Civic, Social & Political Education (CSPE)

Options
Students will choose an additional four subjects from the following options:

- French or German
- Business Studies
- Science
- Art, Craft & Design
- Music
- Home Economics
- Technical Graphics

Modules
Finally, students will also take an extra module in:

- Pastoral Care
- Digital Media

For further information on Junior Cycle subjects, syllabi and specifications check the NCCA Curriculum Online website.

Second Year Mid Year Survey (Mar 2019)

Events
Mar
21 2019
Transition Year Parent Information Evening
15-Mar-2019
Senior Cycle Parents Information Evening
18-Feb-2019
Well done to our school choir who were invited to sing their internet sensation song 'Orphan Girl' at the Mayo Association of Dublin awards night recently.
18-Feb-2019
Our sell out musical!!
03-Feb-2019
Best of luck to our TY Junk Kouture entries for 2019! .
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St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
F26 R928

353 96 70333

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