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The study of Graphics at junior cycle aims to:

  • develop the student’s creativity, spatial ability, and capacity to reason and communicate ideas through engagement with abstract and applied geometric problem-solving activities
  • encourage the development of the cognitive and practical dexterity skills associated with graphical communication
  • instil an appreciation of the role of graphics in the world around them
  • equip all students to make judgements on the best mode through which to represent their ideas and solutions 
  • encourage the production of drawings that promotes the skills of communicating through graphics 
  • develop students cognitive and practical skills associated with modelling and graphical communication.