Subject Choices

Subject-Choices

 

Junior Cycle

 

Core Subjects

Academic Subjects

Practical subjects

Religious Education

Science

Art

Irish

French

Physical Education

English

Spanish

Choir

Mathematics

Business

 Music

Geography

History

 

CSPE

Home Economics

 

SPHE

Geography

 

Career Guidance

   

 

Transition Year

The Salerno Transition Year Curriculum has been developed in accordance with The Transition Year Programme Guidelines for Schools (Dept. of Education & Skills). The curriculum content and methodologies have been selected and adapted collaboratively by each subject department to suit the abilities and needs of the particular students.

The Transition Year Programme in Salerno offers pupils space to learn, mature and develop in the absence of examination pressure. There is a clear distinction between the Transition Year Programme and the corresponding Leaving Certificate syllabus. The curriculum offers a challenge to pupils in all areas of their development which includes intellectual content. On completion of Transition Year, students should be more equipped and disposed to study than their counterparts who did not have the benefit of this year. The curriculum is designed so that students become reflective young adults that are more prepared for the Leaving Certificate and the world of work.

The Transition Year timetable includes three weekly classes of the core subjects of Irish, English, Maths and a foreign language. In addition to these, Transition Year students spend ten weeks studying each of the optional Leaving Certificate subjects as well as several other TY specific subjects that they would not otherwise have the opportunity to study.

 

Core subjects

Sample senior subjects

TY specific subjects

Irish
English
MathsFrenchSpanish
History -Times Past
Geography
Environmental Sustainability
Accounting – SAGE Business – Dragons DenEconomics Art AppreciationHome Economics – CookeryBiologyChemistryPhysicsReligion – Faith & Personal DevelopmentFitness
Law
Mental Health
Music Appreciation
Social Outreach
Toastmasters – Public Speaking
Information Technology
Creativity ClassCareers class – World of Work 

 

Senior Cycle

 

Core Subjects

Academic Subjects

Practical Subjects

Religious Education

Accounting

Art

Irish

Agricultural Science

Home Economics

English

Biology

Physical Education

Mathematics

Business

 

Career Guidance

Chemistry

 
 

Economics

 
 

French

 
 

Geography

 
 

History

 
  Physics  
 

Spanish