St Joseph's Secondary School

Junior Certificate


All junior students take their exam subjects for the Junior Cert. for the full three years.
Core Subjects:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Business Studies
  • Civics Social and Political Education
  • Religion
  • Computer Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Continental Language
  • Social, Personal & Health Education

Optional Subjects:

  • Art Craft and Design
  • Home Economics
  • Materials Technology (Wood)
  • Metalwork
  • Technical Graphics
  • Music

Students take all of the core subjects and two of the optional subjects.
The breadth of choice allows each individual to discover her/his strengths and weaknesses so as to be better able to maximise her/his full potential in the Senior Cycle.

As a Catholic school we are conscious of the need for formal instruction in religion and in Faith formation.

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Mindfulness Meditation classes starting in St Joseph's Spanish Point after Mid Term
As part of Climate Action Week 2018 1B Geography class took part in a clean up of Spanish Point Beach. Here are some photos of the students doing their part and getting involved with our school's Green-School initiative.
Contact Us
St Joseph's Secondary School
Breaffy South
Spanish Point
Co. Clare

065 708 4311

Opening Times
Mon-Thur 08:50-15:40
Fri 08:50-13:05
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