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St Andrew's College Dublin St Andrew's College Dublin

JC, LC and IB Programmes

St Andrew's College follows both the Irish and IB Syllabi. The curriculum is structured to meet the following aims and objectives:

  • To further the intellectual, creative, aesthetic, practical, moral, spiritual, physical and social development of all students
  • To enable students to acquire the skills and qualifications which will allow them to progress beyond school into higher education and/or employment

The curriculum at St Andrew's College aims:

  • to ensure that students acquire a broad base of knowledge, skills and understanding
  • to provide a balance between the abstract and the practical, the traditional and the modern, the formal and the intuitive
  • to enable a smooth progression in student learning across the 12 to 18 year old age range
  • to enable a smooth transfer between schools when students join or leave the college
  • to allow students subject choice where appropriate
  • to provide interest and challenge in order to foster the students’ enjoyment of learning
  • to support a variety of teaching styles and approaches
  • to provide opportunities for differentiation so that all students are challenged by work which makes appropriate demands of them
  • to allow students to maximise their potential
  • to promote the students’ development towards independent, life-long learning         
  • to encourage the students’ interest in, and provide experience of, the world of work