St Brigid's College, Loughrea

Home Economics

Home Economics

Teachers Michelle Tierney, Treasa Byrne, Mary Anglim

Junior Cert Syllabus The syllabus structure consists of two sections:

a common course of FIVE areas of study

ONE optional study, from a choice of three

The five areas of study in the common course are listed below, together with the recommended proportion of time to be allocated:

Area

Time (%)

Food Studies and Culinary Skills

40

Consumer Studies

15

Social & Health Studies

10

Resource Management and Home Studies

10

Textile Studies

10

One optional study (15%) will be chosen from the following three:

Childcare

Design and Craftwork

Textile Skills

The options are structured so that pupils can undertake a more detailed study of one area of the common course. Thus, childcare is related to Social and Health Studies, Design and Craftwork to Resource Management and Home Studies, and Textile skills to Textile Studies.

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More info on the new Junior Cycle Home Economics Course can be found by clicking HERE.

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Events
Jan
31 2023
LC Mock Exams
Feb
13 2023
February Mid Term
Mar
16 2023
School Closed
Mar
17 2023
St. Patricks Day
30-Jan-2023
Well done to our students and staff members who participated in RTE's Mass on Sunday this morning celebrated by Monsignor Cathal Geraghty.
27-Jan-2023
Congratulations to our Cadet B Boys who are the All-Ireland Champions for 2023 after beating Mountrath Community School 2-1 in the final played in NUIG today.
27-Jan-2023
And that's a wrap! Congratulations to everyone involved in our very successful run of Beauty and the Beast - The Musical, which closed with a super final night on Friday last. Well done to our Transition Year students who were excellent throughout.
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