Category Archives: JCSP

Information for Parents of Junior Cycle Students

Information for Parents of 2nd Year Junior Cycle Students: (Click to Download PDF) Information for Parents of 3rd Year Junior Cycle Students: (Click to Download PDF)

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Information Night for 2nd and 3rd Year Parents

Parents of Second and Third Year students information night on Monday 14th October at 7:00 pm. It is to explain changes to Junior Cycle Assessment, Classroom Based Assessments and Assessment Tasks, as well as to answer any questions parents may … Continue reading

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Annual JCSP Word Millionaire Reading Challenge

All second year students took part in our annual JCSP Word Millionaire Reading Challenge. The challenge was to read 1-million words. The winning group – Rang Hannah and 2G, read 3,995,629 words!! They celebrated their victory with a trip to … Continue reading

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Make a Book

Students from Rang Hugh represented Desmond College in Limerick at JCSP Make a Book. The book made by the students was an ebook for use on their iPads. The book received great compliments and praise from all at the exhibition.

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Make A Book Exhibition

Rang Gearoid attending the annual JCSP “Make A Book” exhibition, which was held in The Strand Hotel in Limerick on Monday 13th March 2017. They created a wonderful book entitled “These Are A Few Of Our Favourite Things”. They also … Continue reading

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JCSP Make A Book exhibition in Cork

Sandra Mikrut with teacher Ms Griffin. Sandra won an iPod at JCSP Make A Book exhibition in Cork.

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Make A Book : Cork Exhibition

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Make A Book

MY NANA By Chloe O’Riordan Someone special that I admire is my nana. She is 59 years old and she lives in Assumpta Park, Her name is Margaret She is not very tall, she is thin, she still has no … Continue reading

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Make A Book

MY UNCLE JIM By Kathy O’Brien My uncle Jim was 67 years old when he died. I have a lot of memories of him. He was my daddy’s brother. He was my favourite uncle and also my godfather. He lived … Continue reading

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Make A Book

MY FRIEND By Brendan Geary I have been in a class with my best friend Kathy since first year in school. We both saw each other in maths class first thing in the morning. Kathy sat down on one of … Continue reading

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Make A Book

SOMEONE SPECIAL By Luke O’Connor Someone special to me is my first cousin Siobhan McCarthy. She is twenty two years old. She is Irish American. My favourite time of year is Christmas because she comes home for the holidays. Siobhan … Continue reading

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Make a Book

MY GRANDAD By Alan Wallace The person I am going to write about is my Grandad. Jack is 79 years old and he lives in Athea, just near where I live. He is my father’s dad. My grandad is a … Continue reading

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Make a Book

NANA By Sandra Mikrut My Nana is 52 years old. She lives in Poland in a small lovely house but my Grandad is building her a new big house. They moved from Poland to the USA and back again. They … Continue reading

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Information on Junior Cycle English for Parents of Second Years

February 4th, 2016   Dear Parent/Guardian,   With the changes to Junior Cycle English there is now a move away from a final exam that accounts for 100% of the final grade to an on-going style of assessment. The change … Continue reading

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Desmond College JCSP “Make a Book” Exhibition:
Remembering World War 1

On Friday 27th February, Rang Eoin,second year students from Desmond College, travelled to City Hall, Cork for the annual JCSP “Make a book” exhibition. This years book/project was entitled “Remembering World War 1”. This was a cross curricular project involving the English, Art, History, IT and … Continue reading

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Remembering World War 1