Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Senior Cycle

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
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12-Mar-2019
Congratulations to our 1st year Basketball Team who are now through to the semi-final this Thursday
12-Mar-2019
Well done to the students in 2B and 2E class who undertook cake sales recently to fundraise for Pieta House
11-Mar-2019
Congratulations to Medisa Khajavi, TY, who performed beautifully in the recent Junk Kouture Regional Finals on Friday 8th March.
11-Mar-2019
Huge congratulations to Ayushi Mahajan, 2nd year. Ayushi won 1st place in All Ireland Programming Olympiad on Saturday in UCC
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Christ King Girls' Secondary School
South Douglas Road,
Cork,
Co. Cork,
Ireland

021 496 1448

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