Junior Cycle

Students entering third year in September 2016 are the first cohort to undertake the new English Exam. Many have prepared and presented their Oral piece and will be preparing for the Second CBA (Classroom Based Assessment) in December.

Classroom-Based Assessments in Junior Cycle English

There are two Classroom-Based Assessments in English. They relate to specified learning outcomes and are scheduled at particular times in the school calendar. Following the second of these assessments students will complete an Assessment Task (AT) which is sent to the State Examinations Commission, along with the final examination script.

The Oral Presentation:

An Individual or group Communication or Presentation (Prepared and delivered during a period of three weeks, with support and guidance by the teacher: By Friday May 20th 2016 or Friday September 30th 2016)

The Collection of the Student’s Texts

Two texts chosen by the student from his/her portfolio of texts. (Texts produced over time with support and guidance by teacher : By Friday December 2nd 2016)


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