Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) in junior cycle education supports the personal development, health and well being of young people and helps them create and maintain supportive relationships.

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SPHE Department

Ms. Rosaleen McGrory

Ms. Fiona McKiernan

Ms. Emma McBride

Ms. Colette Smith

Ms. Paula McGonnell

Mr. Dessie Mone


Subject Overview

The aims of SPHE are to enable students to develop skills for self-fulfilment and living in communities, to promote self-esteem and self-confidence, to enable students to develop a framework for responsible decision-making, to provide opportunities for reflection and discussion and to promote physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.


Career Opportunities

Social Worker, Healthcare, Nursing/Medicine


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