Junior Infants is the first year in primary school. Children in Junior Infants are aged 4-5 years old. In Junior Infants, the children are in school for a shorter day than the senior classes (08:30 – 13:10). The children partake in 12 subject areas and learn in a thematic approach. Children partake in the 3 core subjects every day.
For more information on the curricular areas and how you can help your child in Junior Infants please see some advice from the NCCA – Download PDF