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Griffeen Community College and Educate.ie have arranged this page where you can order your core Junior Cycle ebooks OR textbooks (with accompanying printed workbooks) for delivery at a specially discounted bundle price.

Please select and purchase your package option below.

[Note:  all ebooks will be set up on each student device by Educate.ie]


Please select the Core Subject Package of your choice. Core subjects are the non-option subjects. You may select the hardcopy textbook package as a personal choice; however, some may prefer digital eBooks only. Hardcopy text books can be kept at home, as students will have access to their eBooks on their iPads when in school. Students are not required to bring hardcopy books to school.

Note: Any Turas 2/3 (Irish) and Maths in Action 2/3 books will be distributed in the school for second year once level has been decided


You can choose to purchase either:

1. Package One: Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook.

OR

2. Package Two: eBook and workbook package. This Package is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks.


Option Subjects

Students that have selected Business, Home Ec, Woodwork as ‘Option Subjects’, need to purchase these books in addition to one of the above packages. As for all other subjects, it is possible to choose either the textbook, workbook and eBook package or the eBook, workbook package with no textbook for the option subjects.


Please note: Educate do not supply textbooks for the Art or Digital Media Literacy (DML)/Coding Subject Option choices.


Package Three and Package Four are only purchased for students who have an Irish Exemption granted by their primary school and sanctioned by the Department of Education and Science (DES). [Note: If the hardcopy Package is selected, all printed hardcopy textbooks will be sent to your home address and come with FREE eBooks.]

PACKAGE 1 – Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook

  • History: Artefact (2nd Edition)- Junior Cycle History + Sources & Skills Book / Research Portfolio
  • Science: Catalyst + FREE Portfolio book & Key Words book, Catalyst Workbook
  • CSPE: Citizen – Junior Cycle CSPE + Portfolio Book
  • Spanish: Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish PLUS Portfolio
  • Geography: Geography in Action – Junior Cycle Geography PLUS Portfolio & Activity Book
  • Religion: Inspire – JC Religious Education (3 year book) + Portfolio
  • English: Kingdom 1 – Junior Cycle English PLUS Portfolio/Grammar Primer book, Kingdom 2 – Junior Cycle English PLUS Portfolio book
  • Maths: Maths in Action 1, Maths in Action 3
  • PE: On Track! PE Performance Tracker
  • Irish: Turas 1 (2nd edition) & Portfolio/Activity Book, Turas 3 – Junior Cycle Irish PLUS Portfolio and Activity book

PACKAGE 2 – ebook and workbook. This option is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks

  • History: Artefact (2nd edition) – ebook only (3 Years), Artefact (2nd edition) – Sources and Skills Book / Research Portfolio
  • Science: Catalyst – Junior Cycle Science – ebook only (3 Years), Catalyst Key Words book, Catalyst Portfolio Book, Catalyst Workbook
  • CSPE: Citizen – Junior Cycle CSPE – ebook only (3 Years), Citizen – Response Journal (Portfolio)
  • Spanish: Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish (ebook only), Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish Portafolio
  • Geography: Geography in Action – Junior Cycle Geography (ebook only) PLUS Portfolio & Activity Book
  • Religion: Inspire – ebook only 3 year licence, Inspire (3 year book) Portfolio
  • English: Kingdom 1 – Junior Cycle English – ebook only (1 Year), Kingdom 1 – Portfolio/Grammar Primer book, Kingdom 2 – Junior Cycle English – ebook only (2 Years), Kingdom 2 – Portfolio book
  • Maths: Maths in Action 1 – ebook only (Ebook only, 1 Year), Maths in Action 3 – ebook only (Ebook only, 2 Years)
  • PE: On Track! PE Performance Tracker
  • Irish: Turas 1 – 2nd edition (ebook only), Turas 1 (2nd edition) & Portfolio/Activity Book, Turas 3 – ebook only (2 Years), Turas 3 Portfolio/Activity Book (combined)

Irish Exemptions granted from Primary School ONLY

PACKAGE 3 – Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook

  • History: Artefact (2nd Edition) – Junior Cycle History + Sources & Skills Book / Research Portfolio
  • Science: Catalyst + FREE Portfolio book & Key Words book, Catalyst Workbook
  • CSPE: Citizen – Junior Cycle CSPE + Portfolio Book
  • Spanish: Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish PLUS Portfolio
  • Geography: Geography in Action – Junior Cycle Geography PLUS Portfolio & Activity Book
  • Religion: Inspire – JC Religious Education (3 year book) + Portfolio
  • English: Kingdom 1 – Junior Cycle English PLUS Portfolio/Grammar Primer book, Kingdom 2 – Junior Cycle English PLUS Portfolio book
  • Maths: Maths in Action 1, Maths in Action 3
  • PE: On Track! PE Performance Tracker

PACKAGE 4 – ebook and workbook. This option is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks

  • History: Artefact (2nd edition) – ebook only (3 Years), Artefact (2nd edition) – Sources and Skills Book / Research Portfolio
  • Science: Catalyst – Junior Cycle Science – ebook only (3 Years), Catalyst Key Words book, Catalyst Portfolio Book, Catalyst Workbook
  • CSPE: Citizen – Junior Cycle CSPE – ebook only (3 Years), Citizen – Response Journal (Portfolio)
  • Spanish: Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish (ebook only), Fiesta – Junior Cycle Spanish Portafolio
  • Geography: Geography in Action – Junior Cycle Geography (ebook only) PLUS Portfolio & Activity Book
  • Religion: Inspire – ebook only 3 year licence, Inspire (3 year book) Portfolio
  • English: Kingdom 1 – Junior Cycle English – ebook only (1 Year), Kingdom 1 – Portfolio/Grammar Primer book, Kingdom 2 – Junior Cycle English – ebook only (2 Years), Kingdom 2 – Portfolio book
  • Maths: Maths in Action 1 – ebook only (Ebook only, 1 Year), Maths in Action 3 – ebook only (Ebook only, 2 Years)
  • PE: On Track! PE Performance Tracker

Option Subjects

Business option: Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook

Network: Second Edition is an up-to-date, three-year textbook for Junior Cycle Business Studies. Clear language and a colourful design engage students and encourage active participation across the three strands: Personal Finance, Enterprise and Our Economy. Network fosters students’ awareness of their impact as consumers, citizens and decision-makers in the local community and in the global economy by connecting skills for learning, work and life.

Business option: Ebook and workbook package. This option is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks

Network: Second Edition is an up-to-date, three-year textbook for Junior Cycle Business Studies. Clear language and a colourful design engage students and encourage active participation across the three strands: Personal Finance, Enterprise and Our Economy. Network fosters students’ awareness of their impact as consumers, citizens and decision-makers in the local community and in the global economy by connecting skills for learning, work and life.

Home Economics option: Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook

The @Home textbook package for Junior Cycle Home Economics includes an Activities/Key Terms Book and the @Home with the Practical Book.

Home Economics option: Ebook and workbook package. This option is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks

Includes the ebook version of the @HOME textbook AND the ebook version of the @Home with the Practical Book AND a hardcopy version of the Activities/Key Terms Book.

Wood Technology option: Textbook and workbook (hardcopy copy of both) as well as the eBook

The Design in Wood Textbook package for Junior Cycle Wood Technology includes the textbook, A3 Activity Book and Log Book.

Wood Technology option: Ebook and workbook package. This option is digital only and does not include the hardcopy copy of the Textbooks

Includes the ebook version of The Design in Wood textbook AND A3 Activity Book AND Log Book.

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