The Junior Certificate Student Award was introduced in September 2014 with the revised English curriculum being taught to first years. It is expected that the implementation of the Junior Cycle Framework will continue on a phased basis with new subjects coming on stream each year. 

In 2016 students at Our Lady's will study English, Irish, Maths, French/German, Religious Education, Physical Education, Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE), Civic, Social and Political Education(CSPE), History, Geography, Science and Business as core in first year.

Students will study two optional subjects from the following list

  • Home Economics
  • Art
  • Muisc
  • Technical Graphics
  • Material Technology(Wood)
  • Metalwork