The syllabus, for first, second and third year students in post primary education, aims to develop the expressive, communicative and functional modes of art, craft and design in the individual within the art class with drawing as the central activity.
This syllabus is assessed at the end of third year at two levels, Ordinary and Higher. The quantity and quality of work produced determine the differences between the two levels.
Note: The new specification for Junior Cycle Visual Art can be viewed here. This will be taken by first year students from September 2017.