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.

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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