In Year 1 students are placed in mixed ability groupings with differentiated teaching. Compulsory subjects are: Iris,. English, Maths, CSPE and Science. Students 'taste' all other subjects for a number of weeks and then choose their Junior Certificate subjects. Subjects offered: Business Studies, History, Geography, Art, Music, HE, Materials Technology Wood, Materials Technology Metalwork and Technical Graphics. Students usually choose five from this list. Students following JCSP may choose less subjects. In Year 2 & 3 some setting may occur for Irish, English and Maths. Students also take: RE, SPHE, Computers, Guidance and PE.