Junior Cycle Assessment 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian,
I hope you are keeping well.
As you know the Department of Education & Skills has provided definitive guidance on Junior Cycle (JC) . In line with DES guidelines the Board of Management of our school has approved the following assessment approach for our Junior Cycle students.
JC Assessment 2020
Aims
To provide students with a sense of achievement for their Junior Cycle
To ensure methods and formats of assessments used are fair and inclusive of all students

Reporting
Students will receive a VS report with final result for each subject after May 29th on VS WARE

A more detailed School Certificate will be issued in Autumn 2020 outlining your daughter’s participation and achievements in other areas of learning including the Wellbeing programme
A State certificate will also be issued by DES

Assessment
The Junior Cycle will take the following weighting
20% October/mid term
20%Christmas test
30% Pre-Exam result
30% May assessment

A 3rd year assembly will be held at 12:15 tomorrow, Thursday 7th May to explain the assessment to all students. Please encourage your daughter to attend.
I will very happy to address any queries your daughter may have at this meeting.

Sincerely,

Katherina Broderick

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