Third Years 2019-2020
The Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement (JCPA) - A Focus on Other Areas of Learning (OALs)
The Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement (JCPA) contains:
The first file below illustrates examples of how other students have combined their achievements with Key Skills & Statements of Learning in the construction of their OALs. Third years together with their parents/guardians are encouraged to review these examples along with the Key Skills and Statements of Learning while writing the OALs. Note, the OALs must be written in the third person and consist of 120 words at most. The OALs are to be written into students SPHE copy and afterwards they are to be submitted to the school using an online form. This online form will be completed by students during SPHE class towards the end of May 2019. See the OALs Online Form document below for the format it will take.
|Examples of how other students combined their achievements with Key Skills and Statements of Learning of the Junior Cycle|
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More examples of OALs.
|Junior Cycle Statements of Learning Full Document from NCCA|
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Maths Book for Third Year
Over the Summer holidays the maths text book for 3rd year is to be purchased. The book is a physical textbook with free eBook and can be purchased in all school bookshops. Instructions for installing the eBook are given in the document below. Parents/guardians are urged to ensure it is the New Edition that is purchased. Students who were in Ms O'Grady and Ms Curtis' class in 2nd year are to purchase the Higher Level book. Students who were in Ms Courtney and Ms Piare's class in 2nd year are to purchase the Ordinary Level book.
- Ordinary Level: Text & Test 2 - New Edition (Ordinary Level) ISBN: 9780714427515
- Higher Level: Text & Test 2 - New Edition (Higher Level) ISBN: 9780714427522
In the ordinary level and higher level maths junior certificate exams students will be given a formulae and tables booklet by the invigilators. In preparation for these exams, third year students are to purchase their own formulae and tables booklet for use throughout third year. The booklet is available in all school bookshops.