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

 

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