Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Business

Information on the new Junior Cycle Business Studies course can be found be clicking here: https://www.curriculumonline.ie/Junior-cycle/Junior-Cycle-Subjects/Business-Studies

Business Studies teaches you:

  • how you can make sensible decisions before you spend your income
  • how you are protected as a consumer
  • how to make the best use of these services: banking, insurance and money lending
  • how Ireland operates as an economy within the European Union
  • how to set up a business and the services available to it
  • how people behave at work: employees, employers and trade unions
  • how to record and present financial information about yourself or about any voluntary organisation or business you are involved in
  • how to understand and use financial information supplied by other people, voluntary organisation or business
  • how information technology can help you deal with your business or personal finances.

You can expect to learn and understand:

  • how and why financial information is recorded
  • how to prepare the final accounts for a club / business
  • how a business's accounts are drawn up
  • how and why the government prepares its budget
  • about the importance of Ireland being a member of the European Union
  • how to set up a business and what services are needed to run it efficiently; financial, banking, insurance and communications
  • how to prepare a personal budget
  • about the services that are available to you as an individual; banking, money lending, insurance etc.
  • about my duties and responsibilities as a consumer, worker and member of my community.


The benefits of studying Business Studies are:

  • you will learn how to collect, organise, record and present financial information
  • you will be able to prepare your own accounts
  • you will be able to calculate your own income tax and PRSI
  • you will understand how and why you should consider various types of insurance cover
  • you will know about services available from the financial institutions; why one should save, where one could invest, how to borrow wisely.
  • you will learn your rights as a consumer and how you are protected
  • you will be able to perform the duties of treasurer of a club or society
  • you will learn how to be enterprising as an individual, a member of your community and as a business person.
  • you will learn how the country's economy works
  • you will be well prepared to study a business studies subject for your Leaving Certificate: Accountancy, Business Organisation or Economics.
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31-May-2019
Important Information for Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert students in relation to State Exam online marking for 2019...
24-May-2019
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert Class of 2019 who graduated on Thursday. A beautiful Mass in Christ King Church was attended by all students, parents and teachers.
24-May-2019
Junior Cert students enjoying their end of year PE trip. Bowling was the order of the day with the focus on #fun #friends #teamwork. Thank you PE depart. for keeping us focused on positive physical activity before the exams.
24-May-2019
On Wednesday May 22nd, the Christ King School community gathered together in the school hall to recognise students who had achieved and excelled academically, on the sporting field and across a wide range of different areas.
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