Curriculum and Assessment
At Hansfield ETSS,students experience a broad, balanced curriculum at Junior and Senior Cycle. The school’s opening in 2014 coincides with the introduction of the new Framework for Junior Cycle, placing the school at the forefront of curriculum design, innovation and delivery. Hansfield ETSS offers the full range of Department of Education and Skills subjects at Junior Cycle level. Students study the following core subjects: English, Irish, Mathematics and Ethical Education. A wide range of subjects are also offered, including Science, Home Economics, Technology, Languages, Art & Design, History & Geography, Business Studies,Music, Religious Education, PE, C.S.P.E. and S.P.H.E. These subjects are studied via school - developed projects and courses that combine subjects together and place a strong emphasis on the development of key-skills. Individual Learning Profiles provide parents/guardians and students with regular updates on progress, not just on what students are learning, but on how they learn.