Junior Cycle - Science




Official Documents




Syllabus and Guidelines

Below are links to the junior cycle Science syllabus and guidelines


The revised syllabus document 2006 is set out in three sections. In each section, the main topics and sub-topics are described, along with the associated learning outcomes.

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Notes on the Revised Syllabus

A set of explanatory notes was sent to each school in May 2003. These notes explain the major changes to the syllabus, both in content and teaching approach

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NCCA Teacher Guidelines

Teacher guidelines, updated February 2006

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A Guide to Subject Inspection

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Curriculum Plannning

Unit 9 of the planning document from the SDPI

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A Guide to Incidental Inspection

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