Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal

Telephone: 0719858288

Curriculum


  • First Year students will study all available subjects over the course of the year, placing them in an excellent position to choose subjects for Second and Third Year.

    Core Subjects:
    Irish
    English
    Maths
    Science

    Other Subjects:
    History
    Geography

    Modern Languages:
    French & German - study a taster course in each subject, then choose one for the rest of the year.

    Practical Subjects:
    Woodwork
    Metalwork
    Art
    Home Economics
    Technical Graphics

    Other Subjects:
    CSPE
    Religion
    PE
    SPHE
    Computers

  • Core Subjects:
    Irish
    English
    Maths
    Science

    Options:
    French or German
    Woodwork
    Metalwork
    Technical Graphics
    Home Economics
    History
    Geography
    Classical Studies

    Additional:
    CSPE
    SPHE
    PE
    Religion

  • In addition to attending a wide range of one or two day courses and workshops throughout the school year, Transition Year students are timetabled for the following subjects:Core Subjects: Irish
    English
    Maths

    Other Subjects: Music Appreciation
    Personal Development
    Digital Media
    Physical Education
    Theatre
    Computers
    Electrical Engineering
    Mini Company
    European Studies

  • Core Subjects:
    Irish
    English
    Maths

    Options:
    Accounting
    Art
    Business
    Geography
    History
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Biology
    Materials Technology: Wood
    Construction
    Engineering
    DCG
    Home Economics
    Agricultural Science
    Music
    French
    German

    Additional Subjects:
    PE - two periods per week
    Religion - two periods per week
    Careers - one period per week

  • Core Subjects:
    English and Communication
    Mathematical Applications
    Social Education
    Gaeilge Chumarsáideach
    Modern European Language i.e. French or German

    2 subjects from the Vocational Specialism Group:
    Agriculture/Horticulture
    Childcare/Community Care
    Graphics and Construction Studies
    Craft and Design
    Engineering
    Hair and Beauty
    Hotel, Catering and Tourism
    Office Administration and Customer Care
    Technology
    Information and Communication Technology
    Active Leisure Studies