Junior Cycle

The Junior Cycle comprises of 1st, 2nd & 3rd year and culminates in the Junior Certificate Examination held in June at the end if 3rd Year. Causeway Comprehensive offers a broad curriculum at Junior Cycle. Students attend classes in 10 core subjects and have additional choice of 6 optional subjects which they pick two.

In 2020 Causeway CS will change from 40 min classes to one hour classes


Our School is fully engaged in the New Junior Cycle Programme. Please click on link for further details

New Junior Cycle


Junior Cycle Subjects

 Core Subjects :

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • Science
  • French/Spanish
  • History
  • Geography
  • Religion - Non Exam
  • ICT (Digital Literacy)  
  • Wellbeing (PE,SPHE, CSPE & Life Skills ) - Non Exam

 Short Courses : ICT & PE

Optional Subjects

Students pick any two subjects from the following 

  • Busines
  • Art
  • Music
  • Home Economic
  • Woodwork
  • Engineering (Metalwork)
  • Technical Graphics