DROGHEDA GRAMMAR SCHOOL – FORM 1 BOOKLIST 2020/2021                                                 


Turas 1 – Risteard Mac Liam.(Educate).  1Hardback Copy, 2 Ordinary Copies. Collins Easy Learning

Irish Dictionary in colour- required daily in class. A4 Display folder.


KINGDOM 1 (Educate.ie)   and   KINGDOM 1 Student Portfolio.

Private Peaceful (Michael Morpurgo)

A4 Ring binder folder + Polypockets.  2 Manuscript Copies, 1hardbacked copy A4+ USB stick

Mathematics: Text & Tests 1 First Year Maths (Junior Cycle) New Edition.  2 A4 Hardbacks, 1 Copy, Folder with plastic pockets.  Maths pack available via this link:


Please use promotional code “DroghedaGS20” to have the pack shipped to the school free of charge.

Promotional Code is valid until August 20th 2020 only.

Build-Up (Instructions given in Class – €20 annual subscription)


History: Artefact history textbook and Artefact sources and skills portfolio Educate.ie, Gregg O’Neill & Eimear Jenkinson.  Two A4 Hardback Notebooks.

Geography: New Geography in Action Junior Cycle Geography by Norma Lenihan & Jason O’Brien, educate.ie (workbook in pack).  1 A4 Hard Back Copy with margins, 1 Refill pad, Small Pack of Colour Pencils, 2 Glue Stick, a small pair of scissors and a pack of white board markers

Science:  Essential Science textbook by Declan Kenneday, Rose Lawlor & Sean Finn, FOLENS (This is sold as a set of 3 books & includes the student lab notebook plus the essential science workbook all in the same pack).  1 Hardback Science Notebook, 1 copy, 1 calculator

C.S.P.E:   Take A Stand set, Holmes & Clougher– textbook and workbook. A4 Hardback copy Colouring pencils/markers.

I.T.          A4 Hardback Ruled Copy

P.EActive for Life – A Complete Record of Learning for Junior Cycle PE by Fergal Lyons, Sarah Jane Belton, Nicola Crean & Ivan O’ Mahony – Folens.  


Options Subjects:

Please note the following should be purchased by all students prior to beginning school in September.

A textbook list will be issued to parents following taster period and Junior Certificate subject choices have been finalised in October.

Music:  1 Music Manuscript.  1 A4 Hardback copy.  1Ring binder folder with poly pockets

French: Two copies to include (1 hardback & 1 standard copybook).  1 French/English Dictionary

German:  No book required until October mid-term.  1 refill pad, folder, 1 Ringbinder, plastic pockets.

Spanish:  1 Copy

Home Economics: No book required until mid-term. 1 A4 hardback notes copy.  1Folder with poly-pockets

Business Studies: 1 copy.

Visual Art: No book required.  I packet of good quality colouring pencils. A3 Sketch pad (x2) . Selection of pencils (B6, B4, B2, B, HB, 2H). eraser. pencil sharpener.  A graphite block (B2, B4, B6).  putty rubber. Set of 10 acrylic paints.  Selection of 7 soft-hair brushes.  A metal palette knife. A2 or A1 Cardboard folder or Plastic folder Box of oil pastels (optional)

Applied Technology: No book required until mid-term.  Hardback copy, colouring pencils.

Graphics: No book required until mid-term. Colouring pencils, Black felt tip pen, A3 Folder


Books should be clearly named.  Students will be issued with a combination lock for their lockers on Orientation Day.    Homework Journals will be distributed to students at Orientation Day.