Transition Year

Transition Year

The Transition Year is a one-year programme, which comes immediately after completion of the Junior Cycle.

The aim of the programme is :-

• To provide a good academic basis for beginning the Senior Cycle Course.
• To develop aspects of the curriculum which tend not to be catered for in other courses.
• To develop teamwork through task oriented projects.
• To develop links between school and the wider community.
• To encourage students to become more responsible for their own development.
• To introduce students to a wide range of cultural and sporting activities.
• To prepare students to become responsible members of society.

The core subjects in Transition Year are:

English, Irish, Mathematics, Religion, P.E., Career Guidance

There are also a group of sampling subjects:
Business Studies, Art, Technology, Technical Drawing, Geography, Science, Modern Foreign Language

The students may also be involved in the following Transition Year Specific areas:

Swimming, Public Speaking, Work Experience, Community Service, Computers (Microsoft GMetrix), Media Studies, Cooking, An Gaisce “President’s Award”, X-Cel student enterprise programme, Various fundraising activities, Paired Reading

The students may be involved in the following activities throughout the year

Teambuilding trips, Day trips, TY Tour

Subjects, modular subjects and activities may change from year to year.

While an entry fee is not required to participate in Transition year there is a requirement for payment to participate in some of the wide range of activities in which students are involved during this year. The cost for events and activities for 2018-19 was €450, not including the TY tour.

Aug 27
School Re Opens
Sep 25
OIDE Planning Day
Oct 10
OIDE Planning Day
Oct 21
6th Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Mill Park Rd, Killagoley, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
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