The consultation on the draft Senior Cycle SPHE specification is now open
Junior Cycle Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) is a 100 hour short course. The course is designed to support schools in providing the required 100 hours of learning in SPHE which is a minimum requirement for all junior cycle short courses.
Learning in SPHE aims to help students to
The short course was first published in 2016 and was updated in 2023.
Note: Students starting first year in September 2023 will be studying the 2023 specification.