Transition Year

Transition Year has proven very popular among our students since its induction in 2010.Transition Year is an addition to the Senior Cycle Programme that promotes the personal, social, vocational and educational development of students. Learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom.

As well as following core subjects, students engage in activities, workshops, project work, talks and visits, practical classes, competitions, events organisation and exchanges.

Subjects can include:

  • Social English
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Science (with Local Studies)
  • Economic & Environmental Studies
  • Engineering Science
  • Languages
  • Heritage Studies
  • Life Skills
  • Gaelic Studies
  • Personal Development
  • Music Appreciation
  • European Studies
  • Art Appreciation
  • Social Development
  • Motor Engineering
  • Enterprise
  • Career Guidance
  • Information Technology
  • Education for Living
  • Woodcrafts and Furniture

During Friday activities, all students engage in either a visit out, activity or a workshop to learn new skills.

Transition Year students take part in an annual voluntary exchange with peers from Moulins, a town in France.

All Transition Year students engage with the organisation of the annual school concert and a school Sport’s Day.

Curricula TY Architecture Workshop