Transition Year Programme

Transition Year Programme

The Transition Year (TY) is a one-year programme that forms the first year of a three-year senior cycle. It is designed to act as a bridge between the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate programmes. Transition Year is an optional year for students aiming to progress to the Traditional Leaving Certificate Programme.

Transition Year offers learners an opportunity to mature and develop without the pressure of an examination. It also provides an opportunity for learners to reflect on, and develop an appreciation of, the value of learning in preparing them for the ever-changing demands of the adult world of work, further and higher education and relationships.

All students study:

Architecture, Art, Biology, Career Guidance, Car Maintenance, Chemistry, Computers ECDL, Construction Studies, Engineering, English, Enterprise, Film Making, French/German, History, Home Economics, Irish, Maths, Physical Education, Physics, Religion, Technical Graphics, Touch Typing, Work Experience, Young Social Innovators, Psychology, Sociology.

In addition to the above subjects, students are expected to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Some of these activities are provided on a group basis, while students are made aware of other activities which they may participate in a voluntary basis. The key to success in TransitionYear is participation and the willingness to participate.