The Camino de Santiago appeared in today’s Junior Cert Spanish exan. Photo: iStock

There were some particularly challenging comprehensions and words on this year’s higher level Spanish paper, which were more suited to Leaving Cert le(...)

A comprehension piece on the recycling of mobile phones and their chemical composition was not well received by Junior Cert students. File photograph: Peter Thursfield

Students faced a wide range of comprehension pieces on a “good and fair” Junior Cert higher level Spanish paper, according to Robbie Cronin, a teacher(...)

Challenging papers in Spanish and metalwork afforded students an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. Photograph: Getty Images

It started off quite simple, but higher-level Spanish students will have noticed the paper becoming more challenging as they moved through it, accordi(...)