Abbey CBS Newry Grammar School

The Abbey Grammar School
77a, Ashgrove Road
Co Down, BT34 1QN
N Ireland
+44 (0) 28 3026 3142


Key Stage 3

In Junior School pupils are unstreamed and follow a broad curriculum which includes Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, French, Spanish, Irish, Art, Music, Information Technology, Technology & Design, Physical Education, Home Economics, Drama, Careers Education (CEIAG) and Learning for Life and Work.

Careers education is taught discretely to year 10 students but is fully embedded through LLW throughout the Key Stage 3 curriculum.


The Abbey offers a broad and balanced curriculum at Key Stage four meeting fully and beyond the statutory requirements of

a) the revised curriculum at key stage four
b) the entitlement framework.

We offer 29 subjects, of which 11 are applied.

Subjects are as follows:

1. Religious Education
2. English Language
3. English Literature
4. Mathematics (classes are streamed)
5. Further Mathematics ( formerly Additional Mathematics)
6. Double Award Science
7. Biology
8. Chemistry
9. Physics
10. History
11. Geography
12. Art
13. Technology
14. Construction
15. Music
16. Physical Education Studies
17. Business Studies
18. Irish
19. Spanish
20. French
21. Digital Technology
22. Learning for Life and Work (Examination and non-examination).
23. Careers
24. Drama
25. Moving Images
26. Gaeilge
27. Polish
28. Home Economics
29. Computer Science