All girls make subject option choices before they begin their 1st Year at the Ursuline Secondary School.
Students will study 10 examination subjects at Junior Cycle Level.
This is comprised of 8 Core subjects and 2 Optional Subjects.
The follow subjects are compulsory (core subjects)
Examinable Core Subjects
- Religious Education
All students also take 3 non examinable Core Subject as part of the Wellbeing curriculum.
- Civic, Social and Political Education (CSPE)
- Physical Education (PE)
- Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)
Students are then asked to choose the 3 optional subjects they wish to study. The list of subjects to choose from are outlined below
- Business Studies
- Home Economics
All girls will be asked to choose 3 subjects in order of preference. The school will endeavour to give every girl their first 2 options, however in some cases, due to the spread of option choices, this may not be possible and girls will be given their 3rd choice option instead.