View our Curriculum

View our Curriculum

CBS Roscommon strives to create a learning environment that is exciting, innovative and inspiring.  The school offers many subjects that allow students to experience a full range of areas and skills.

Junior Certificate Cycle – 3 Years

We provide a very extensive and diverse range of subjects at all levels.

In advance of the new Junior Certificate syllabus, we already use a school-based model of continuous assessment for a number of subjects. In many instances, students are assessed on coursework which is assigned and completed throughout the year, as well as their regular class tests and end-of-term written exams.

 

Junior Cycle – 3 Years

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE)
  • Computer Studies
  • English
  • French
  • Gaeilge
  • Geography
  • History
  • Materials Technology – Wood
  • Maths
  • Physical Education
  • Religion
  • Social Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Technical Graphics

 

Transition Year – 1 Year

Transition Year is an optional choice for students entering senior cycle. The school operates a very active and interactive Transition Year programme. Students become immersed in developing new skills and talents, engaging with enterprise and becoming more socially aware as well as developing their academic talents.

Students also become involved in work experience. This is hugely beneficial in informing their decisions  about further education and career choices.

In recent years, our students have experienced the following:

  • Enterprise and Mini Company
  • Work Placement
  • Working with people with special needs
  • Visits to Local Voluntary Organisations
  • Production of an annual School magazine
  • Gaisce, The President’s Award
  • Peer Mediation Course
  • Public Relations Course
  • School Tours

Senior Cycle – 2 Years

In general, students study seven subjects. Subjects on offer include:

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Science
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Construction Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Design and Communications Graphics
  • French
  • Gaeilge
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Physical Education
  • Religion
  • Spanish
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