Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra



Junior Cycle Engineering

Junior Cycle Engineering aims to develop the students’ awareness of engineering processes while developing the necessary subject knowledge with the disciplinary skills to engineer products.

The aim of Junior Cycle Engineering it to enable the student to develop a set of skills and knowledge to design, manufacture and evaluate a product. Students will engage in goal-orientated problem solving tasks which will introduce and make them aware of many engineering processes. Over the three year Junior Cycle they will develop the necessary skills and apply engineering processes to manipulate material to manufacture a product with efficiency, accuracy, precision, and a high-quality finish.

The study of junior cycle Engineering aims to:
• enable students to develop the disciplinary skills and knowledge to engineer an end product
• enable students to engage in goal-oriented problem solving, creating an awareness of engineering processes
• develop the necessary skills and apply engineering processes to manipulate material to manufacture a product with efficiency, accuracy, precision and a high-quality finish
• develop an engineering mindset through the exploration of contemporary engineering developments.

Over the course of Junior Cycle students will develop the necessary skills to fully design, programme and control their own projects.

Students will complete a CBA (Engineering in Action) in 2nd year and a CBA (Research & Development) in 3rd year.

The final examination in 3rd year is broken down as follows:

  • Project = 70%
  • Written exam = 30%

You will take the Junior Cycle Engineering final examination (2-hour duration) at Common Level.

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22 2024
1st Year Induction
23 2024
TY Induction takes place on Friday 23rd August 2024
26 2024
All classes in attendance
04 2024
5th Year Retreat is scheduled for Wednesday 4th September
Today we got a chance to mark an important event. Mr. Kerins, who has been principal of the school for 16 years will retire at the end of August so we couldn’t let the school year finish without a small celebration.
Second year students Laurita O’Leary, Most Valued Player, Shannon Murphy, Most Improved Player and Chloe O’ Donoghue, Top Scorer in the First Year Girls Basketball Team 2022/2023 Season, receiving their awards today from Trish Murphy, Coach and Nodhl
Well done to our Student Wellbeing Team who received their Headstrong (Cycle Against Suicide) and Amber Flag certificates today for all their hard work on wellbeing during the year, especially during wellbeing week. Their efforts mean that we retain
Congratulations to our Leaving Cert Class of 2024 who graduated on Thursday. We are very proud of all of you. Míle Buíochas to everyone who helped out to make it such a special occasion as always and to everyone who attended.
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Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra
An Ráth Mhór
Co. Chiarraí
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