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Junior Cycle Examination 2017; Sample Papers and Specimen Assessment Task Booklet

Assessment Task

The State Examinations Commission will be arranging issue the Assessment Task completion booklet for Junior Cycle English to schools in the week ending Friday 2nd December. All schools should receive booklets no later than Friday 2nd December. A specimen of the booklet is available here Junior Cycle English Assessment Task Booklet but the task itself should only be completed using the official booklet. The timeline for the completion of the Assessment Task is Monday 5th to Friday 9th December.

In addition, any school which made its October returns to PPOD by 28th of October 2016 will be provided with their 2017 Junior Certificate examination numbers to facilitate the completion of the task as set out in Circular S70/2016.

Junior Cycle English AT cover note
S92_16 Junior Cycle English Assessment Task

  • 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
  • Sample Papers and Circular

    In line with the programme of reform at Junior Cycle a new subject specification has been introduced in Junior Cycle English. The new specification will be examined for the first time in 2017. The State Examinations Commission has prepared sample examination papers which can be downloaded below. One ordinary level sample paper and two higher level sample papers have been developed – these provide a guide to the structure and content of the assessment in accordance with the specification. Arrangements are being made to have printed copies of the sample papers issued to all second-level schools shortly.

    S86_15 JC English SEC Circular EV IV
    Junior Cycle English Ordinary Level Sample Paper
    Junior Cycle English Higher Level Sample 1
    Junior Cycle English Higher Level Sample 2

    Circular and Sample Papers for Project Maths Examination 2013

    Please click here for information regarding Project Maths and the 2013 sample papers and associated circulars.

    Circular and Sample Papers for New Junior Certificate Jewish Studies Examination 2013

    S64_12 JC Jewish Studies Project Work Circular 2012

    JC Jewish Studies Higher Level Sample Paper 2012

    JC Jewish Studies Ordinary Level Sample Paper 2012

    Circular and Sample Papers for Revised Examinations for Junior Certificate Italian 2012

    JC Italian Higher Level Sample Paper 2012

    JC Italian Ordinary Level Sample Paper 2012

    JC S13_12 Circular re Revised Italian Examination 2012

    Sample Papers and Other Documentation for Revised Syllabi.

    See the Schools/Revised Syllabi section for more detailed information on the requirements of the revised courses.

    2011 Leaving Certificate Classical Studies

    Classical Studies Higher Level
    Classical Studies Ordinary Level

    2009 Technology Leaving Certificate

    Technology Higher Level Section A
    Technology Ordinary Level Section A

    Technology Higher Level Section B and C
    Technology Ordinary Level Section B and C

    2009 Leaving Certificate Design and Communication Graphics

    Design and Communication Graphics Section A Higher Level
    Design and Communication Graphics Section A Ordinary Level

    Design and Communication Graphics Section B and C Higher Level
    Design and Communication Graphics Section B and C Ordinary Level

    2006 Leaving Certificate - History , Geography and Russian

    Revised syllabi have been introduced in the Leaving Certificate in the subjects History and Geography. The new syllabi will be examined for the first time in 2006. To download the sample papers or the coursework journals for these subjects simply click on the headings below:

    2006 Leaving Certificate - Irish

    Changes will apply to the Leaving Certificate Irish examinations in 2006 -2008 . Details of the changes and Sample paper are presented below.

    Ceisteanna Samplacha Gaeilge Ardteistéamearacha 2006-2008
    S91 05 Scrúdú na h Ardteistimireacha Gaeilge 2006 2008l

    2006 Leaving Certificate - History

    LC - History - Coursework (RSR) Journal

    LC History - Sample paper - Higher Level - Early Modern Period
    English Version
    Irish Version

    LC History - Sample paper - Ordinary Level - Early Modern Period
    English Version
    Irish Version

    LC History - Sample paper - Higher Level - Later Modern Period
    English Version
    Irish Version

    LC History - Sample paper - Ordinary Level - Late Modern Period
    English Version
    Irish Version

    Leaving Certificate History Marking Indicators Higher and Ordinary Level English Version
    Irish Version

    2006 Leaving Certificate - Geography

    LC Geography - Sample Paper - Higher Level
    LC Geography - Sample Paper - Ordinary Level
    LC - Geography - 2006 Coursework Journal
    LC - Geography - 2006 Coursework Journal

    Leaving Certificate Geography Marking Indicatiors Higher and Ordinary Level English Version
    Irish Version

    2006 Leaving Certificate - Russian

    Changes will apply to the Leaving Certificate Russian examinations in 2006 and thereafter: Details of the changes and sample papers are presented below.

    Circular S61/04 - Russian at Leaving Certificate 2006 and thereafter.
    LC Russian - Sample Ordinary Level Paper
    LC Russian - Sample Ordinary Level Paper - Listening & Comprehension
    LC Russian - Sample Higher Level Paper
    LC Russian - Sample Higher Level Paper- Listening & Comprehension

    2006 Junior Certificate - Science
    A revised syllabus has been introduced in Junior Certificate Science for examination in 2006 and future years. The existing Science syllabus will continue to be examined in some schools. Please ensure that you know which syllabus you are following before accessing the exam paper. Past papers for the existing syllabus in Science and Science with Local Studies are available in the examination material archive. To download the sample papers in the revised syllabus, simply click on the headings below:

    JC Science - Revised Syllabus- Sample Paper - Higher Level
    JC Science - Revised Syllabus- Sample Paper - Ordinary Level

    JC Science Marking Indicators

    JC Science - Revised Syllabus- Sample Paper - Higher Level -IV
    JC Science - Revised Syllabus- Sample Paper - Ordinary Level - IV

    2004 Leaving Certificate

    Revised syllabi have been introduced in the Leaving Certificate in the subjects Home Economics - Scientific and Social, Biology and Arabic. The new syllabi will be examined for the first time in 2004. Sample examination papers have been prepared as an aid to students and teachers. The Home Economics, Biology and Arabic sample examination papers are available to download here.

    To Download the sample paper required, simply click on the heading below:

    LC Religious Education - Sample Ordinary Level Paper link to the LC Religious Education - Sample Ordinary Level Paper
    LC Religious Education - Sample Higher Level Paper link to the LC Religious Education - sample Higher level paper

    LC Biology - sample Higher level paper link to the LC Biology - sample Higher level paper
    LC Biology - sample Ordinary level paper link to the LC Biology - sample Ordinary level paper

    LC Home Economics Scientific and Social - Sample Higher Level Paper link to the LC Home Economics Social & Scientific - Practical -Common Level
    LC Home Economics Scientific and Social - Sample Ordinary Level Paper link to the LC Home Economics Social & Scientific - Practical -Common Level

    LC Arabic - Sample Ordinary level paper link to the LC Arabic - Sample Ordinary level paper
    LC Arabic - Sample Higher level paper link to the LC Arabic - Sample Higher level paper

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