Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra

Geography

21-December-17
Geography

Junior Cycle Geography

In Geography you will study about places, people and what shapes the environment. You will learn how the environment influences people, and how they change the environment. You will develop your ability to draw and understand maps, graphs and diagrams, as well as studying photographs and collecting information outside the classroom through fieldwork.

Students study a variety of topics throughout their time in Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra. This provides the student with the opportunity to interact with both the theory and practical side of the subject. Students will participate in numerous field trips/studies and complete your CBA (Classroom based assessment)1 in January of 2nd Year and CBA2 in January of 3rd Year.

Example of topics in Junior Cycle include:

Physical:
The Earth
Rocks
Climates
Soils
Social:
Population
Settlement
Urbanisation

Economic:
Primary Economic Activities (Farming, fishing & Bogs)
Secondary Economic Activities (Industries and their impacts)
Tertiary Economic Activities (Transport and Tourism)
Economic Inequality (Fair Trade)

Maps and Aerial Photographs:
OS Map Skills
Aerial Photograph Skills

Some impressive headlines by 1st year students when learning about bog bursts:

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Some recent posters on rocks by 1st year students:

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Events
Mar
05 2021
1st Yr Vaccinations DAY 2
Mar
17 2021
St Patrick's Day Bank Holiday
Mar
29 2021
Easter Holidays
May
03 2021
Bank Holiday
24-Feb-2021
Letter to parents and guardians from the Department of Education
10-Feb-2021
The ACCS(Association of Community & Comprehensive Schools) and Microsoft present a webinar for parents on remote learning. Click on the link below to view this webinar.
10-Feb-2021
Huge congratulations to past pupils Paul Murphy & Aislinn Desmond who will lead the Kerry Senior Men and Women’s Football teams for 2021.
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Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
An Ráth Mhór
Co. Chiarraí
P51 PR53
Eire

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