The State Examinations Commission posted Assessment Task completion booklet for Junior Cycle English to schools in the week ending Friday 2nd December. All schools should have received these booklets. 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.
To facilitate all students in completing these assessments, a second window for completion is available as detailed here Junior Cycle Assessment Task update_2016
Students who have already completed their Collection of Texts and the December 2016 Assessment Task SHOULD NOT complete the April 2017 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.
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.
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:
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: