Welcome to the PDST JCSP website

Since 2010, the JCSP Support Service has been an integral part of the Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST). The Team Leader is Anne Grills. PDST offers a variety of models and supports for JCSP Co-ordinators and schools. Please see below for relevant links:

  • Calendar of CPD for JCSP Co-ordinators and teachers herePDF File. To book a place using the PDST online booking portal, please click here. (Information here)PDF File
  • Application for various models of school based and telephone support can be applied for at this link
  • In order to support JCSP Coordinators and schools, we have compiled a list of FAQs available at this link

For any other queries, please contact jcsp@pdst.ie 


DRAFT* Science Statements: 4 draft Science statements have been drafted in line with the revised Junior Cycle Science specification, they are all available herePDF File for use with feedback requested from teachers with a short Survey  


Make a Book 2018 Feedback link here

WRaPParound 2018: 

Click HERE to see review of WRaPParound 2017 and HERE to view an informational video on WRaPParound. Click HERE to view overview, with narrated poem, of Trócaire's WRaPParound the World theme 2018 - Until Love Conquers Fear. 


JCSP Resources: (workbooks, posters) - JCSP Coordinators must register their email address to order the resources online - please complete this form. Once you have done this, you will receive an email from admin@pnpaq.com with your username and password. To place an online order, login here


*DRAFT* Business Studies Statements: 5 draft Business Studies statements have been drafted in line with the revised Junior Cycle Business Studies specification, they are all available here for use with feedback requested from teachers with a short Survey  


English statements: We are delighted to be able to let you have the first of the new JC English statements: Please click herePDF File to view. 


Initiatives: Have been awarded and letters posted to schools. The recommended resources for initiatives bookletPDF File should be consulted when ordering materials to accompany your school's initiatives. 


Coordinators please complete the 2017/2018 Update of School Records Form 

Statement family listings are now available to download on the Coordinators page here



Stories for the Classroom is a wonderful classroom resource for 1st year students written by Paddy Kirwan of Our Lady of Mercy, Mourne Road, Drimnagh. It is designed to be used in the classroom on the whiteboard. There are 33 stories, one per week with exercises at the end of each story.



Did you know that the novel IN PIECES is available free of charge to all JCSP students? It can also be purchased at this link:  In Pieces 


 The JCSP Demonstration Library Project Charter is available here: 

Click on the Videos button on the right hand side of this screen to see JCSP in action in schools.

Please note: The former jcspliteracy website, www.jcspliteracy.ie has been hacked and we do not have access to it to re-direct your query. Please ensure you do not follow links to this website.                 









Created: September 29, 2005 19:59, Last Updated: July 09, 2018 14:19.