Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ
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Eacnamaíocht Bhaile / Home Economics

Eacnamaíocht Bhaile / Home Economics

Junior Cycle Home Economics

The Three Strands.

The Home Economics Specification contains 3 interconnected strands.

Strand 1:

Food, Health and Culinary Skills

Strand 2:
Responsible Family Living

Strand 3:

Textiles and Craftwork

The Students’ Learning and Assessment Journey over the 3 years.

Learning Journey

HOME ECONOMICS (SCIENTIFIC AND SOCIAL) Leaving Certificate

Home Economics is an applied subject, combining theory with practice.

The course is divided into three core sections: -

  1. Food Studies 45%
  2. Resource Management and Consumer studies 25%
  3. Social Studies 10%

There are three electives, from which one will be chosen accounting for 20% of the written paper.

Elective 1: Home Design and Management

Elective 2: Textiles Fashion and Design

Elective 3: Social Studies

*Currently, students in Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ undertake the Social Studies Elective.

The written examination comprises of a written paper of 2.5hours duration, available at both Higher and Ordinary level.

In addition, practical coursework is carried out as part of food studies. This accounts for 20% of the overall examination. This aspect of the course is submitted to the State Examinations Commission at the beginning of November in Sixth Year.

D.Fómh 26
2020
Briseadh Lár Téarma
Samh 11
2020
PTM Bl 6
Samh 30
2020
Bl. 3 & Anam PTM
Noll 23
2020
Laethanta Saoire
Leanaigí Sinn
26-Meith-2020
Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ welcomes our new Principal
26-Aib-2020
Sr. Geraldine & Sr. Teresa wish to assure you that we have been keeping you & your families in our prayers over Easter, and we share here a prayer for hope as we begin this new week.
16-Aib-2020
Statement from Minister Joe McHugh on the state exams and response from school management bodies
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