English

The Novel

This section contains some information and resources to support you in using the novel to engage with the learning outcomes in the new English subject specification. 

Guide to the Prescribed Novels for Junior Cycle

Below you will find a guide to the prescribed novels for junior cycle English including a synopsis and the themes for each of the novels. You will find further resources and links by clicking on the book covers of each novel below.

 

Circulars relating to content guidelines and text choice are available  at http://education.ie 

 

Circular Letter 0037/2018 -Prescribed material for Junior Cycle English (For the student cohorts commencing Junior Cycle in 2018, 2019 and 2020 and presenting for examination in 2021, 2022 and 2023)

  • Prescribed Texts (For the student cohorts commencing Junior Cycle in 2018, 2019 and 2020) arrow_drop_down

    This section contains some information and resources to support you in using the novel to engage with the learning outcomes in the Junior Cycle English Specification. 

  • Previously prescribed Texts (For the student cohorts commencing Junior Cycle in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) arrow_drop_down

    This section contains some information and resources to support you in using the novel to engage with the learning outcomes in the Junior Cycle English Specification.