Junior Certificate - Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)

Junior Certificate - Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE)

Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) in junior cycle provides a unique opportunity where students can develop the skills and to learn about themselves, to care for themselves and others and to make informed decisions about their overall health and wellbeing. SPHE also provides the context within which students can learn about the important moral, physical, social and emotional issues around relationships, sex and sexuality including where to get reliable information from trusted source

The aims of the SPHE course are:

  • to enable the students to develop skills for self-fulfilment and living in communities
  • to promote self-esteem and self-confidence
  • to enable the students to develop a framework for responsible decision-making
  • to provide opportunities for reflection and discussion
  • to promote physical, mental and emotional health and well-being

This curriculum for SPHE in the junior cycle is presented in ten modules, each of which appears in each year of the three-year cycle.

  • Belonging and integrating Self-management: a sense of purpose
  • Communication skills
  • Physical health
  • Friendship
  • Relationships and sexuality Emotional health
  • Influences and decisions
  • Substance use
  • Personal safety

Useful Links:

Click here to download the curriculum Syllabus

Click here to download the SPHE Factsheet

Events
Dec
23 2019
Christmas Holidays
Jan
20 2020
Staff Training Day. School Closed
Jan
27 2020
1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Feb
06 2020
1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting 2nd Half
05-Dec-2019
Ms. Rooney’s 2nd Year Home Ec class made some tasty Christmas Cupcakes this morning.
27-Aug-2019
Thursday the 12th of September from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Mill Road.
10-Jun-2019
One week extension. Just a quick reminder to incoming 1st Year parents. The wriggle store will close on the 17th of June.
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Edmund Rice College
Mill Road,
Blanchardstown,
Dublin 15
D15TPP8
Ireland

01 8179045

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