Transition Year

WHAT IS IT?

One Year Educational Programme which helps students make the transition into Senior Cycle-First introduced in 1986/1987 now taught in most 2nd level schools in the Country.

FOR WHOM?

All students who have completed the Junior Cycle Education.

COURSE CONTENT 

English / Irish / Mathematics
Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural science)
Modern Languages – Spanish and French
Geography (Environmental Studies) /History
Art/ Woodwork/Technical Graphics
Mini-Company /Junk kouture
Home Economics (Craft/Culinary Skills)
Business Studies/Accountancy/Economics
Religious / Physical Education / SPHE/ Young Social Innovators
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Each Wednesday afternoon is dedicated to activities for all Transition Year Students

Please find an sample of activities outline below- they may vary from year to year

Swimming

Dance

Gym work

Horse riding

Personal Grooming

Self Defence

Bowling

Personal Fitness

GAA Coaching Course

Opportunities for students:

Schol Catering Team Green Schools Committee Games Committee BTYS
Journalistic Reporting Prefects Student Council Scifest
Student Care Team Mentors Debating Young Environmentalist Awards
Gaisce Awards Pope John Paul II Award Sensory Garden Foreign Trip

Work Experience  

  • 2 work placements during the year
  • 2 weeks prior to Christmas and 1 week at the end of the year.

Certification 
School and Institute based
Outside examining boards include:

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