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The Northern Ireland Curriculum aims to empower young people to develop their potential and to make informed and responsible choices and decisions throughout their lives. Gaelscoil Éadain Mhóír uses the same curriculum that is used in other Primary schools throughout the North.


Our basic intention is to help each child realise his/her maximum potential within an immersive Irish speaking environment.



Areas of Learning

Language and Literacy

Mathematics and Numeracy

The Arts (Art and Design, Drama, Music)

The World Around Us

Personal Development and Mutual Understanding

Physical Education


Skills and Capabilities

At the heart of the curriculum lies an explicit emphasis on the development of skills and capabilities for lifelong learning and for operating effectively in society. Through opportunities to engage in active learning contexts across all areas of the curriculum, children should progressively develop.


Cross-Curricular Skills


Using Mathematics

Using Information and Communications Technology


Thinking Skills and Personal Capabilities

Thinking, Problem-Solving and Decision-Making

Self Management

Working with Others

Managing Information

Being Creative

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