The State Examinations Commission (SEC) will post the Assessment Task completion booklets to schools on the following dates.
For information purposes, a specimen of the booklet for English is available here Junior Cycle English Assessment Task Booklet. The task itself should only be completed using the official booklet.
- English and Science AT Booklets will arrive in schools on or before the 19th December 2019.
- Business Studies, French, German, Spanish and Italian AT Booklets will arrive in schools in time for the process to commence on the 6th January 2020.
- Irish AT Booklets will arrive in schools in late January 2020 following publication of the stimulus material by the NCCA.
Guidelines for completing the Assessment Task booklets
See Sec Circular S96/19 for guidelines in completing the Assessment Tasks.
Completed Assessment Task booklets should be retained securely in the schools until the date of the written examinations in June (in the case of JC Irish & Italian) or until they are submitted to the SEC between the 23rd-30th March 2020 (in the case of all other subjects) .
Guidelines for the Classroom-Based Assessments and the Assessment Task, Online Resources, Stimulus Material and instructions can be found on the NCCA’s website: www.curriculumonline.ie/
No Source Materials should be submitted with the Assessment Task Booklet
All answers should be contained in the Assessment Task Booklet – No additional pages should be submitted
Requests for the e-version of the Assessment Task Booklet to facilitate candidates with special education needs (using word processors, laptops or other assistive technology) should be made by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. On making the request, the school should quote the candidate’s name, PPSN, date of birth and the reason for requesting the digital version.
All other queries should be sent to email@example.com