|Some of the aims of the History Syllabus are:|
|To provide learners with a broad and balanced education.|
|To develop critical thinking skills and the capacity to examine issues and evidence objectively.|
|To broaden students' development through enhancing their appreciation of the human condition and human experience in the past.|
|Head of Department:||Mr Tom O'Connell|
|Teachers:||Tom O'Connell, Eleanor Sherman, Lynda Irwin, Ger Coughlan, Patricia Harrington, Una Long McDonagh, Aisling McArdle, Linda O'Flynn|
|Junior Cycle||Senior Cycle|
|History is compulsory at Junior Cycle.
||History is offered as an option in senior cycle.|
|Students study a broad course covering a range of topics including: Age of Revolution, Political Developments in Ireland, Ancient Civilisations, Reformation adn European Unity.||
Senior Cycle History is divided into two fields of study.
Early Modern (1492 - 1815)
Later Modern (1815 - 1993)
Students also undertake a research study on a topic of their choice.
|Assessment||A report on a chosen research study in Senior Cycle comprises 20% of the Leaving Certificate Exam.
Terminal Exam accounting for 80%.
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