Welcome to The English Department
Head of English: Ms. Sylvia McSheffrey
Ms. S. Mc Sheffrey
Ms. R. O’Donnell
Ms. Sue Mc Sheffrey
Ms. L. Lafferty
Ms A Friel
What’s offered in the department:
Years 1-3: Prepare for Junior Certificate. The seven sections studied are: Reading, Personal Writing, Functional Writing, Media Studies, Poetry, Drama and Fiction. Higher level students sit two papers at Junior Certificate, Ordinary and Foundation level sit one.
Years 4-5: Prepare for Leaving Certificate. The exam consists of two papers at all levels. Paper One examines comprehension and composition skills. Paper Two examines students knowledge of the prescribed syllabus that year which varies from year to year.