About one month into the year, selected pupils take part in the annual House Speech competition in front of the rest of the school (the remainder of the form support and advise them).
Students who like English can follow a wide variety of career paths including; Advertising, Writing, Arts, Business, Management, Journalism, Politics, Entertainment.
Two sets of questions, an A and a B follow each text.
You must answer a Question A on one text and a question B on a different text.
In 2012-13 we published our own textbook for years 2 and 3 of the Junior Certificate called Green Shoots.
The Department also sets papers in the Junior Entrance Assessments, the Junior Scholarship Examination, and the major Pennefather Scholarship Examination (III form).