Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Senior Cycle

09-February-18

Philosophy

The Curriculum at Senior Cycle level aims at providing an educational environment conducive to the on-going realisation of the full human development of each student during her final years in Christ King Girls' Secondary School.

Balance

  • Development of moral and spiritual growth through Religious Education.
  • evelopment of emotional and social growth through Social, Personal and Health Education.
  • Development of physical growth through Physical Education.
  • Development of intellectual growth through academic subjects.
  • Development of technical and scientific growth through Computer Science and the Sciences.

It is recommended that most students study a modern language and a science subject in the interest of balance and career options.

Content

At Senior Cycle level the following subjects are compulsory for all students:
English, Irish, Mathematics, French, PE, Religious Education, S.P.H.E.

Three further subjects are studied from the following list:

  1. Accounting/Business/Economics
  2. Biology/Physics/Chemistry/
  3. Social & Scientific Home Economics
  4. German
  5. Art/History/Geography/Music/
  6. LCVP (Leaving Cert Vocational Programme) and Applied Mathematics are sometimes offered as an extra subject outside the timetabled hours.

The syllabus for all subjects is prescribed by the Department of Education and Science.


Methods of Assessment

  • Regular assessment in each subject throughout the year.
  • Christmas and Summer Examinations followed by Reports.
  • Leaving Certificate Examination at the end of Sixth Year (Pres in February).
Events
Dec
04 2018
2nd year Parent Teacher meeting
Dec
13 2018
School closure: JCT Cluster Day
13-Nov-2018
Buy your tickets online for the upcoming musical, I have a Dream, which will be performed by Transition Year students.
21-Oct-2018
We look forward to Wellbeing Week will take place from 22 - 26th October.
04-Oct-2018
Well done to Medisa Khajavi, TY3 who participated in Culture Night as part of her Climate Ambassador Programme.
25-Sep-2018
Today we celebrated our Opening School Mass in Christ King Church.
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Contact
Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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