Abbey Vocational School
Donegal Town

Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle

Introduction to Junior Cycle

Junior Cycle: A broad education for your child.

The new junior cycle will place the student at the centre of the learning process. It allows for new ways of learning and a broader range of skills to be properly assessed.

Principles, Key Skills and Statements of Learning

Underpinning the new junior cycle are a set of principles, key skills and statements of learning. These will ensure that your child receives a rich educational experience that has both breadth and depth. Your child will have access to a varied curriculum of knowledge, skills and values.

Eight principles for Junior Cycle:

These eight principles underpin and inform the planning for, as well as the development and implementation of, junior cycle programmes in all schools. The eight principles of Junior Cycle are:

  • Learning to Learn
  • Choice and Flexibility
  • Quality
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Engagement and Participation
  • Continuity and Development
  • Inclusive Education
  • Wellbeing
Aug 25
2021
Staff Inservice Day
Aug 26
2021
First years commence school (half day)
Aug 27
2021
First years full day at school
Aug 30
2021
6th & 3rd Years return to school
The Glebe, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal, F94A409.
074 97 21105
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