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.


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 - Non Exam
  • Wellbeing (PE,SPHE, CSPE & Life Skills ) - Non Exam


Optional Subjects

Students pick any two subjects from the following 

  • Busines
  • Art
  • Music
  • Home Economic
  • Woodwork
  • Metalwork
  • Technical Graphics