Curriculum


Coláiste Pobail Osraí offers a wide and varied range of subjects to all students.

Junior Certificate

All subjects are taken in first year, the students are given a ‘taster’ period before they choose their optional subjects.

Subjects: Irish, English, Maths, History, Geography, French, German, CSPE, SPHE, Science, Business Studies, Art, Craft and Design, Home Economics, Materials Technology (Wood), Music, ICT, Wellbeing, Religious Education and Physical Education.

Leaving Certificate

We offer a wide and varied range of subjects to leaving certificate level. the subjects offered depend on the selections of the students prior to starting fifth year.

Subjects: Irish, English, Mathematics, French, German, Geography, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Home Economics, Art, History, Music, Engineering, Construction Studies, Design & Communication Graphics, Accounting, Economics, Career Guidance, PE., Computer Studies and more.

Transition Year

We offer a full transition year programme for those who have completed the Junior Certificate. Transition year provides students with the opportunity to develop initiatives and skills not necessarily emphasised in the more exam-oriented courses.

A wide range of subjects are offered that present a stimulating intellectual challenge and enrich their learning experience. Along with core subjects like Irish, English, Mathematics, Modern foreign languages, PE and many more. Here are some examples of current activities.

  • ICT Skills – Microsoft Academy
  • Road Safety
  • World Global Schools
  • Young Social Innovators
  • Drama
  • Enterprise Education
  • Film & Animation
  • Media Studies
  • Gaisce President’s Award
  • Work Experience
  • Mini Company
  • Music
  • Home Economics
  • Public Speaking
  • First Aid
  • Drugs Awareness Programme