Welcome to Junior Cycle English. The curriculum sets out clear expectations for students, across the three integrated strands of oral language, reading and writing. To access the curriculum specification, assessment guidelines, examples of student work, and the May 2017 Assessment Task, click on the graphic.
NEW: SLAR meetings - to view a review meeting in action, click here and log in.
The Junior Cycle English list of texts for 2014-2019 has been extended to one further cohort of students (2017 - 2020). The circular confirming this extension is available here
May 2017 Assessment Task, stimulus materials and instructions are available here
Letter to schools with dates for completion of May Assessment Task available here.
Text List: to suggest a text for Junior Cycle English, click here.
Key dates for student cohort 2015-2018 (current second years), click here.

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Oral communication CBA - some early insights

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