Early childhood refers to the period from birth to six years.
Primary education caters for the period from six to 12 years.
Junior cycle (lower secondary education) covers the ages of 12 to 15 years.
Senior cycle (upper secondary education) covers the ages of 15 to 18 years.
Report on the Early Enactment of JC Science and Business Studies
Throughout the year we invite teachers, students, parents and members of the general public to get involved in consultations.
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