Music at junior cycle consists of a series of interrelated musical activities aimed at developing performing, composing and listening skills. This syllabus is for first, second and third year students in post-primary education. It is assessed by a practical examination and a combined aural and written examination at the end of third year at Ordinary and Higher levels.
Note: This syllabus was implemented in schools in 1989. A new specification for Junior Cycle Music will be taken by first year students from September 2018.