A Comprehensive Range of Subjects

  • Holy Rosary College offers a comprehensive range of subjects from which each student, depending on his / her needs and talents, can select. The subjects and courses offered fulfil the entry requirements for all trades and professions.
  • 15 subjects are offered for Junior Certificate and 21 subjects (including 4 Science subjects) are offered for the Leaving Certificate programme.
  • Students take a minimum of ten subjects for Junior Certificate and seven subjects for Leaving Certificate. All Certificate examination subjects are taught to Honours level.

Emphasis is placed on preparing students for life. Our education programme encourages the moral, social, intellectual, cultural and physical development of all students and aims to supply them with the knowledge and skills necessary for their chosen careers and for life.

Subject Junior Cycle Senior Cycle
Languages Irish
English
French/German
Irish
English
French / German
(Italian for LCA)
Science Mathematics
Science
Mathematics
Physics
Biology
Chemistry
Agricultural Science
Technology Materials Technology (Wood)
Technical Graphics
Technology
Construction Studies
Design and Communication Graphics
Social Studies Geography
History
Home Economics
Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE)
Geography
History
Home Economics
Business Business Studies Accounting
Business
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules
The Arts Art, Craft and Design
Music
Art
Music
Information and Communication Technology Computer Studies Computer Studies (Certified)
Religious & Social Education Religion (Exam)
Social Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
Career Guidance and Counselling
Physical Education
Religious Formation
Relationships and Sexuality Education
Physical Education
Career Guidance and Counselling

Holy Rosary College Offers The Following Programmes

  1. Junior Certificate
  2. Transition Year Programme (Brochure on request)
  3. Leaving Certificate
  4. Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) (Brochure available on request)
  5. Leaving Cert Applied – depending on demand (Details available from the school office).

Junior Cycle Reform

The National Council for Curriculum & Assessment (NCCA) has published proposals for a new Junior Cycle Programme planned to commence in 2014. For more information visit www.ncca.ie.