DROGHEDA GRAMMAR SCHOOL   – Form 1 Book List 2021-2022


Turas 1 Revised 2nd Edition and Leabhar Gníomhaíochta/Punann – Risteard Mac Liam.(Educate).

All Students: Hardback Copy/ A 4 refill pad. Collins Easy Learning Irish Dictionary in Colour- required daily in class. A4 Display folder


Junior Cycle English First Year, KINGDOM 1 (Educare.ie) + KINGDOM 1 Student Portfolio (Educate.ie)

Private Peaceful –Michael Morpurgo.   A4 Ring Binder Folder + Polypockets. 2 Manuscript Copies, 1 hard backed copy A4 + USB stick


Text & Tests 1 First Year Maths (Junior Cycle) New Edition.  1 A4 Hardback, 1 Copy, Folder with plastic pockets. Maths pack available through this link:    https://www.sgeducation.ie/product/drogheda-grammar-school-maths-kit. Please make sure to order these under your child’s name. It will be €27 this year. There is no need to buy a calculator as one is included in the Maths pack. Please use the promotional code “DroghedaGS21” to get the pack shipped to the school free of charge.

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


Artefact Textbook and Sources and Skills/Research portfolio book – Educate.ie, Gregg O’Neill & Eimear Jenkinson. Two A4 Hardback Notebooks.


Cyclone Complete Junior Cycle Geography by Stacy Kenny & Andrew Horan, Consultant Author Charles Hayes, Cyclone Complete Junior Cycle Geography Skills Book. Gill (skills book 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


Essential Science Second Edition by Declan Kennedy, Rose Lawlor, & Sean Finn.  Published by Folens (includes Workbook and Laboratory Notebook), I hardback Science notebook


My Life Book 1 by Stephanie Mangan –  Folens and 1 A4 Hardback Notebook


No book required.   Students will receive a Microbit Starter Kit from the school.  Student contribution to be given to teacher in September  €20.

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

CSPE      Make a Difference (new 5th Edition) Textbook & Student Activity Book by Conor Harrison and Máirín Wilson  – Folens

The subjects listed below will be studied by all Form 1 students for a specified period after which students will chose their subjects going forward to Junior Certificate.  Textbooks will not be required until after the taster period.


Copybook of their choice to use for the taster module duration, no book needed until after midterm.


No book required until mid-term.  1 A4 Hardback copy and colouring pencils.



Colouring pencils and 2H pencil. No books or technical graphics equipment required until mid-term.


A4 refill pad.  1 Music manuscript copy with musical stave.


No book required until after taster period.


No book required until after taster.  One hardback copy,  one softback copy.


No book required until after taster period.  Two copies – 1 hardback & 1 standard copybook
French/English Dictionary.


No book required until after taster period.  1 A4 Copy


No book required until after taster period. 

All books should be clearly named. Student Journals will be issued to students at Orientation Day.