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Post Date: 01 March 2021

Revised arrangements for the completion of Classroom Based Assessments for students in 2nd year in 2020/2021 (cohort of students 2019 – 2022) April 2021 can be found here


Guidelines for Schools on Assessment and Reporting on Students’ Learning – Junior Cycle 2021 issued by the Department of Education in March 2021 are available here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/bb7e4-assessment-and-reporting-on-students-learning-junior-cycle-2021/#

Post Date: 29 January 2021

Digital supports for Junior Cycle English can be found here 


English teachers share their practice using digital platforms to support teaching and learning: 

Muireann Nagle  demonstrates her use of One Note in 'Class Notebook – Set-up and Features' and 'OneNote as a Collaboration Space' 


Joe Rolston shares his practice in developing the writing process in 'Using Seesaw to Support Student Learning'.


Short support videos on using Coggle Mind-mapping, Anchor Podcasting, Kahoot, Flipgrid, Adobe Spark are available here


Post Date: 29 January 2021

Our online Cluster CPD is taking place from January to March. To access the Learning Log in advance please click here


To access our Webinars, in particular Webinar 6, Reconnecting with Reading please click here


Post Date: 05 November 2020

We are delighted to announce an exciting new resource 'Between Land and Sea' designed by the JCT English and RE teams in conjunction with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and RTÉ. You can access the resource and a recording of the webinar held to launch the resource here.

Post Date: 22 October 2020

The NCCA 'Report on the review of the enactment of Junior Cycle English 2020' may be found here.

Post Date: 06 June 2020

This resource-   Interactive Planning Template - was developed by the English team to support teachers engaging with planning for 2020/21.