Incoming Parents: Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I get further information on Core and Elective subjects? There is a section for 1st Year Parents on the ‘BGS Guidance’ website. It covers the Junior Cert subjects in more detail. It can be found on www.bandongrammar.ie or just by searching in Google.   Why must students study French or Spanish? A third language is required…

1st Year Parents: What kind of students suit each subject?

  Form I: Subject Choice Guidance Elective Subjects and Frequently Asked Questions Elective JC Subjects What kind of student does this subject suit? What are the benefits of this subject? Technical Graphics Technical Graphics is one of the technology subjects offered at junior cycle. In Technical Graphics you will learn how to represent 3-D objects…

Incoming 1st Year Parents: Elective Subjects

Please find below a summary Subject Fact-sheets Materials Technology Wood Technical Graphics Business Studies Art, Craft and Design Home Economics German Music     Further Information Practical   Materials Technology Wood Science   Mathematics   Science Artistic   Art, Craft Design   Music   Technical Graphics Humanities   French   History   Spanish   English   Geography   German   Gaeilge Social   CSPE   Physical Education   Home Economics   Religious…

1st Year Parents: Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle – 1st Year The Junior Cycle programme runs over three years and culminates in theJunior Certificate Examination. There are three core subjects: English Irish Maths CSPE (Civic, Social & Personal Education) is also compulsory Currently the overall number of subjects taken at Junior Cert varies from school to school but generally falls between…