Franciscan College Gormanston

Transition Year

The Transition Year programme is designed to promote in each student an awareness and acceptance of self, of others and of creation.

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The following subjects are offered to all students:

  • Religion
  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • French
  • German
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • History
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Computers
  • P.E.

In addition to the academic subjects the following modules are also offered:

  • Careers Guidance
  • Young Social Innovators
  • Song writing course
  • Public Access To Law
  • Personal Develop Workshop
  • Guest speakers
  • Mindfulness

Students are encouraged to become involved in activities such as:

  • Gaisce Awards
  • FAI Futsal Coaching Course
  • Public Speaking
  • Debating – French, Irish, English
  • External competitions
  • Cultural Trips

All Students:

  • Travel on educational, cultural and adventure outings through the year
  • Participate in our Work Experience Programme
  • On-line Portfolio

Benefits:

  • Maturity
  • Directed to adult and working life
  • Solid foundation for Leaving Certificate
  • "Catch up" chances
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Career focus
  • Promotes enterprise
  • Skills development
  • Personality development
  • Variety
  • Experience is valued

The following core skills and competencies are at the heart of the Transition Year Programme concept:

  • Communication
  • Study
  • Research
  • Organisation
  • Social Awareness
  • Personal Development
  • Independent Thinking
  • Self Awareness
  • Responsibility
  • Self Management
  • Social Skills
  • Time Management
  • Self Confidence

The Transition Year co-ordinator is Ms. Sonya Cummins

Oct 23
2020
Mid Term Break
Nov 02
2020
Class for all
Nov 11
2020
5th Year Parent/Teacher Meeting - Teachers will communicate by email
Nov 16
2020
College Awareness Week
21-Oct-2020
Best Halloween costume. €2 euro contribution Cookie and / or Muffin for all!!???? Principal Ps: Stay safe...Wear your MASK!
28-Sep-2020
Gormanston College Open Evening
Gormanston, Co. Meath, Ireland, K32NH30
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