Starting Blocks

Starting Blocks is a JCPE book for Junior Cycle students. It has been written to support the development of a physically literate young person. It develops the knowledge, understanding, skills and values to facilitate students’ informed, confident and competent participation in physical activity and a commitment to lifelong engagement.

  • Full coverage of the Junior Cycle Physical Education specification.
  • Colourful and engaging content.
  • Numerous learning activities and Case Studies.
  • Information on how to develop the two Classroom-Based Assessments.
  • Encourages students to develop lifelong skills by being physically active. 
  • Written by experienced and practising JCPE teachers who understand the realities of teaching in the classroom and in the sports hall.