Second Year Booklist 2021-2022


  • Crescents New Junior Cycle English, 2nd and 3rd Year by Philip Campion et al (Edco) (To be used from 1st-3rd Year)
  • Crescents Students Portfolio (Edco) (as first year)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
  • A4 plastic portfolio folder to be used for 2nd – 3rd year
    (If not already purchased in 1st Year) 


  •  Maoin 2 (Mentor)


  • Active Maths 1 and Activity Book by O.Murphy & C. Townsend (Folens) (as first year)
  • Maths Formula and Tables Booklet, State Examinations Commission.
  • Active Maths 2 by Oliver Murphy & Colin Townsend (Folens) 
    (To be purchased later in the year if advised)
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Geometry Set
  • A6 Notebook for key words
    (please reuse 1st year keywords notebook)
  • A4 Project Maths squared paper copy book
    (buy at least 2)


  • Bienvenue en France 1 (as first year)
  • Bienvenue en France 2 – 4th edition by Joseph Dunne (Folens) 2017
  • A4 copy book
  • A5 hardback copy (from 1st year)
  • A5 hardback copy (from 1st year)
  • Red and green biro
  • Install the e-book, WordReference and Duolingo applications

History (as 1st year)

  • Discovering History 2019 by Patsy McCaughey (Mentor Press)
  • Discovering History, Sources and Activity Book by Hannah Browning and Patsy McCaughey
  • A4 Manuscript Soft Cover Copy Book

Geography (as 1st year)

  • Cyclone and Skills Book by Kenny & Horan, Hayes consultant author (Gill & MacMillan)
  • A4 hardback copy book
  • Colouring pencils
  • A5 copy book

Science (as 1st year)

  • Sparking Science (Textbook & Skills Book) Mary Gorey, Edel Morrow and Paudie Scanlon (Gill Education)
  • Science A4 hardback book


  • Aprendemos Book 1 (continued from last year) 
  • Aprendemos Book 2 by Elaine Higgins (Folens) 2018 
  • A5 Copy Book (x2)
  • A4 Hardback Copy (to be kept until the end of Junior Cycle)
  • Spanish Pocket Dictionary  (same dictionary as last year )
  • Cardboard or Plastic Folder

 Classics (as 1st year)

  • The Romans: Usborne Internet Linked (Illustrated World History) by Graham Tingay and Anthony Marks
    ISBN: 9781409566380 Usborne
  • Usborne Illustrated Guide to Greek Myths and Legends
    by Anna Claybourne
    ISBN: 9780746087190 Usborne
  • The Iliad by Homer (Penguin Classics- Translated by E. V. Rieu) ISBN:0140447946


  • RIAM Grade 2 workbook (lime green cover) 
  • A4 music manuscript paper (Stave)
  • A5 size exercise copy
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • sharpener


  • Faith Alive – 2019 edition, by Conor Farnan (Mentor Books)
    ISBN 978-1-912514-45-8

Business (as 1st year)

  • Time for Business Junior Cycle Business – 2nd edition with workbook, by Joe Stafford, Siobhan O’Sullivan, Ultan Henry & James Cummiskey
  • Calculator

CSPE (as 1st year)

  • Take a Stand with Workbook (Holmes, O’ Dwyer) Mentor.
    Same book as first year 


  • A4 copy


  •  12 or 24 pack markers
  • 12 pack oil pastel
  • Synthetic brush round head no. 4
  • A4 stapled sketchbooks x2

Students must replenish what is gone from their 1st Year Art Pack. 

  • A2 card portfolio
  • A3 tuff bag
  • 25 watercolours tablet
  • Synthetic brush size 8
  • Synthetic brush size 6
  • Synthetic brush size 4
  • A4 sketchpad x2
  • 40g gluestick
  • Medium scissors
  • 2 hole sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Fabercastel 24pk watercolour pencils
  • Watercolour palette
  • Drawing graphite pencils HB/2B/4B/6B
  • Fine liner
  • Sharpie permanent
  • Masking tape
  • 12 inch ruler