Science

A focus on Science is a crucial part of the curriculum at Colaiste Muire. Science is studied by all students until the end of 4thyear. During these 4 years students develop a vital understanding of the natural world around us.   The Physics of how the world works, Biology the study living things and Chemistry to seek how substances react. Throughout the course students partake in scientific workshops such as “the guts of digestion” fieldwork studying hedgerow and seashore habitats and trips. Blackrock Castle Observatory trip to encourage engagement with the new Earth and Space strand of the Junior Cycle. Science Curriculum

See Science week plan 2019: Science Week 2019

Here at Colaiste Muire we have a focus on S.T.E.M. Stem subjects are globally recognised and lead to a world of possibilities. All 4thyear students study four science subjects, biology, Chemistry, Physics and Agricultural Science. This is coupled with many visits to pfizers, Eli Lilly, Bio-pharma, smart future and engineering talks.

Leaving Cert students are offered

  • Biology –

Fieldwork in Fota/Beach

  • Chemistry-

IWISH Conference

  • Physics –
  • Agricultural Science-

Fieldwork on a farm

  • Applied Maths –

Why should our students study STEM subjects? Stem subjects are globally recognised and lead to a world of possibilities. Leads to exciting jobs such as sport science, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, energy engineering, medicine to name a few.