Geography Subject Information

In a rapidly evolving society, Geography in Ardscoil Phádraig allows students to develop an in-depth understanding of the close relationship between the physical, economic and social processes which shape the modern world in which we live. Our Geography Department’s combined theoretical and skills-based approach to teaching and learning has allowed it’s popularity to grow amongst our student population and Geography is currently the most popular subject choice at Leaving Certificate level in Ardscoil Phádraig.

Geography students in our school are encouraged to be active and inquisitive in their learning, with Geographical Investigations and field trips forming an integral element of student learning at both Junior and Senior Cycle. Our students have consistently achieved the highest grades in this area of state examinations in recent years and many have also progressed to continue their study of Geography in Third Level Universities in areas such as City Planning and Urban and Rural Development.

Studying Geography in Ardscoil Phádraig not only provides students with an enjoyable learning experience but ensures that they can progress to the next stage of their life equipped with an in-depth understanding of the forces which shape the complex world in which we live.