Home Economics

Welcome to Junior Cycle Home Economics.

Junior Cycle Home Economics develops the knowledge, understanding, skills and values necessary achieve optimal, healthy and sustainable living for every person as an individual, and as a member of families and society. It is studied through three interconnected strands: Food, Health and Culinary Skills; Responsible Family Living; and, Textiles and Craft. 

The new Junior Cycle Home Economics specification will be available from Autumn 2017, due to be introduced to schools in September 2018 with first year students.

Download or view the Home Economics specification in full PDF (Click here) 

Home Economics specification (PDF)

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