St. Paul's CBS Secondary School

North Brunswick St

Dublin 7



The Junior Certificate School Programme is a national programme sponsored by the Department of Education and Science and the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment. It originated in the early school leavers’ programmes initiated by  the Curriculum Development Unit. Currently the programme is operating in over 240 schools throughout the country.


The Junior Certificate School Programme aims to provide a curriculum framework that assists schools and teachers in making the Junior Certificate more accessible to those young people who may leave school without formal qualifications. It attempts to help young people experience success and develop a positive self-image by providing a curriculum and assessment framework suitable to their needs. On completion of the programme students receive a profile which is an official record of their achievements  from the Department of Education and Skills.


  • JCSP Maths in my Life Winner - We were delighted to learn that one of our students was chosen a s a winner in the recent JCSP Maths in my Life competition. Students were asked to design posters showing that Maths is used frequently throughout our lives without us really being aware of it.
  • St. Valentine’s Day Competition - We challenged our students to write verses that were meaningful or just downright funny for St. Valentine’s Day. We had over 50 entries and the winners received a box of chocolates and a card that they could present to the person they wanted to show appreciation for […]
  • JCSP Trip to Butler’s Chocolate Factory - All of our second year students recently visited the Butler’s Chocolate Factory in Clonshaugh on a JCSP Geography field trip to learn about the inputs and outputs of industry. They saw first hand how the chocolate is produced and packaged and also how it is distributed worldwide. […]
  • Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement 2017 – Privacy Notice - A copy of the JCPA Privacy Notice for parents/guardians of students who sat their Junior Certificate is available to download here: Junior Cycle Profile of Achievement Privacy Notice
  • Brunner Brunch – The Calm Before the Storm - This is what the hall looked like before the feeding frenzy began!
  • Christmas Crafts - It was great to see our first years so involved in their craft making last Friday in the library. Some beautiful Christmas crafts were produced.  
  • Halloweek Winners - Well done to everyone who entered our Fancy Dress, Art and Puzzle Competitions. Prizes were awarded to Krystian Nawrot, Bobby Craig and Brandon Slattery for their fabulous Hallowe’en themed drawings. Corngau Chen and Spencer Brehov boggled our minds with their puzzles while Aaron Molloy, Pawel Rutkowski, Amir Moazzemi, […]
  • Pics from the Annual Hallowe’en Scare in Brunner! -   Here are some pictures to enjoy form this year’s annual Hallowe’en Fancy Dress Competition. A great effort was made by staff and students. Well done to Student Council and all involved in making it an enjoyable and memorable day.
  • Marvellous Maths Week in St Paul’s CBS! - Well done to everyone for participating in a successful and enjoyable Maths week in the Brunner last week. It might have been shortened to three days due to Storm Ophelia but we still managed to pack in a few activities. Congratulations to all our entrants to the […]
  • Bin It Roadshow - The Bin IT Roadshow came to Brunner to highlight the problems faced by littering and waste gum.  
  • 2nd Year Glendalough Trip 2nd Year Trip to Glendalough -                     Our 2nd years enjoyed a school tour  to Glendalough. Although the rain fell and the mist descended this did not dampen the enthusiasm of the group as they took a walk around the lakes. Rumour has it […]
  • Great Video Entry for Show Racism the Red Card - Here’s the link to the fantastic rap video made by 2nd year and 5th year students in collaboration with the library and Ms Hackett. We are very proud of the finished product and look forward to the Show Racism The Red Card competition on May 2nd in […]
  • St. Valentine’s Day Poetry Competition -   Well done to all the students who entered our St. Valentine’s Day Poetry Competition. The lads were asked to write an acrostic poem of the name of the person they felt deesrved a treat for St. Valentine’s Day. We received many entries and it was lovely […]
  • JCSP – Trip to Butler’s Chocolate Factory - On Tuesday 28th January the entire second year group visited the Butler’s Chocolate Factory in Clonshaugh as part of their Geography studies. The trip was organised and part funded by the JCSP Programme. The lads learned about the inputs, processing and outputs of a major production plant […]
  • Brunner Christmas Brunch A Great Success - Ms. Ross, Ms. Roe and a team of staff and students that would give Santa’s elves a run for their money in terms of work rate and output manned the ovens and kettles today to produce a fantastic Christmas Brunch for the students. It was a wonderful […]

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North Brunswick St
Dublin 7

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