The curriculum available at Coláiste Bhríde is based on the syllabus of the Department of Education and Skills.  It provides an excellent range of subjects, at all levels in Junior and Leaving Certificate.

Success in State Examinations is rated highly and its importance is demonstrated in the teaching and learning methodologies practiced in the school.  Students with exceptional abilities and those with learning difficulties are catered for in respect of their educational needs.

Information on all subjects is available from the NCCA website. Click here

The following subjects are core for Junior Certificate students:

  • Irish (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • English (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • Mathematics (Higher, Ordinary and Foundation Levels)
  • Science (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Business Studies (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Civic, Social and Political Education (Common level, non-examinable from June 2018)
  • Social, Personal and Health Education (Non-examinable)
  • Physical Education (Non-examinable)
  • Religious Education (Non-examinable)
  • Computer Studies (Non-examinable)

Students choose four of the following option subjects:

  • French (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • German (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Music (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Home Economics (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Art, Craft and Design (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Materials Technology Wood (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Metalwork (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Technology (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Technical Graphics (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • History (Higher and Ordinary Levels)
  • Geography (Higher and Ordinary Levels)