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and raise it to as high a degree as possible. Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey

Science

Science in Junior Cycle

Assessment

1st year

There are four Athena tracking moments during the year. These occur during a specified week of assessment in October, November, February and in May.

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2nd year

There are four Athena tracking moments during the year. These are a specified week for assessment in October , November, February and in May.

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3rd year

Athena tracking moments occur in October and November. Students sit February mock exams and June state examinations.

Science in TY

Sci-Fest

Students choosing this module will experience talks and presentations given by outside academics and experts from industry. They will be offered the opportunity to develop their interests by practical experimentation. They will also deliver their own science show and presentations in preparation for the actual Scifest event. The fundamental skills of science investigation are a key focus in this module and help prepare students for Senior Cycle science subjects and beyond. For more information see www.scifest.ie

Horticulture

It is a short taster course that provides students with an introduction to basic horticulture, garden design, planting of flowers, fruit and vegetables while also incorporating the idea of Sustainability. It also touches on the broader themes of the Leaving Certificate course Agricultural Science outlined below.

What skills will students develop?

  • Practical – Hands-on activities
  • Knowledge and Literacy skills – Reading researched information, use of websites Royal Horticultural Society
  • Inter-personal - Co-operation, Group Work
  • Research - Finding sources, extracting information

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Science in Senior Cycle

Agricultural Science

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Feb
22 2024
TY PTM (Parent Teacher Meeting)
Feb
22 2024
Senior Cycle Talk
Feb
22 2024
Careers Fair
Feb
23 2024
TY Workshop - Marie Keating Foundation
Enquire
Contact
Mount Sackville Secondary School,
Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny,
Chapelizod,
Dublin 20,
D20 WP68

01 821 3317
01 821 4061


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