Teachers in Loreto College Crumlin Road encourage the highest academic standards and expect every student to strive for excellence at all times, to the best of her ability. The Study Skills Programme gives students help with and advice on study techniques, time management, goal setting, and exam preparation.
Loreto College Crumlin Road accommodates students of all abilities. Very able students are encouraged to avail of many out of school activities such as the Maths Olympiad, the DCU Talented Youth Search programme and the Bank of Ireland Millennium Scholarship while less able students are very well catered for through our extensive Resource programme.
The following subjects are studied in the Junior Cycle:
Religious Education, English, Irish, Maths, History, Geography, French, Music, Business, Art Craft & Design, Home Economics, Science, Civic Social & Political Education, Social Personal & Health Education and P.E.
Junior Cert Schools Programme
The JCSP was introduced for the first time to the school in September 2007. Based on the concept that all young people are capable of real success in school and that they can have a positive experience of school, it is so far proving a great success with with the students involved.
The Transition Year offers a wide-ranging and highly successful programme. It is available as an option. During this year, students experience a broad curriculum which includes the opportunity for certification in the ECDL, work experience, participation in the Gaisce Award, the school musical and a variety of new subjects.
In the Senior Cycle all students study:
(a) Religious Education, English, Irish, Maths and SPHE
and four of the following:
(b) History, Geography, French, Music, Business, Accounting, Art, Home Economics (Social & Scientific), Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
• Possible combinations of subjects offered at (b) above may vary from year to year according to demand.
• All subjects are taught at all levels
Students are prepared for the State exams, taking Junior Certificate or the Junior Cert Schools Programme after three years. In addition to the Traditional Leaving Certificate, we also offer the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programmeand the Leaving Certificate Applied.
Book Rental Scheme
Loreto Crumlin offers a very reasonably priced Book Rental Scheme to all students in the Junior Cycle.
After School Study
After School Study is offered to all students for a small fee.
Lockers are available to all students for their time in Loreto Crumlin for a once off payment of €40.