November 13, 2020

Transition Year News

Our TY1 Toastmasters School Leadership Programme finale produced some interesting topics for discussion
Our Market day. A little different this year but fantastic work by our TY students & teachers. Congratulations to our winners.

TY 1 completed there block program with Richie from Fitness Freak this week. Congrats to the students who won vouchers for their excellent presentations. Thank you to Boston Scientific for sponsoring the prizes. 

Huge congratulations to Matthew O’ Ceallaigh in TY who created a course “The Basics of Gaelic Football” for “Make That Course”. The company were so impressed with his work that they are displaying it on “Final “Academy”. Well done Matthew!

Merry Month – TY’s spreading some Christmas cheer by decorating our school.


















7th December

TY students participating in a Zoom call with John o’ Shea from Goal – looking forward to part 2 next week.


6th December

Podcasting – Our TY students who have signed up for South Tipp Arts Council Podcasting Course. Monday’s activity was recording the sounds of Clonmel

December 2nd

Team – works: TY’s participated in team building activities and getting them out of their comfort zone.

Freak Fitness – TY’s taking part in a 4 week block of fitness workouts with Richie from Freak Fitness

School of Life – November 17th



Global Schools – Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th November

Thanks to Jen Harris from Waterford Sustainable Living Initiative who delivered a workshop to our TY students over two days.

TY Students with their Law Ed Completion Certificate – Workshop which they completed in October


Horse Riding – Some images of TY 2 during their 6 week block of Horse Riding




Waterford Walls 3 Day Workshop – November 2020

Transition Years got to try their hand at street art thanks to a spray paint workshop facilitated by Magda Karol from Waterford Walls

Science Week

TY students attending a virtual talk on elite sports science as part of Science Week 2020 – Wednesday Oct 11th

Some of our TY students have volunteered to become members of the Green Schools Committee here they are with Jen Harris from SLI – Sustainable Living Institute Waterford, hosting a workshop for oor Science Week 2020

TY Law Education Workshop – October 22nd

Big thanks to Kate Fleming the the excellent Law Education Workshop with TY’s.

TY Film Studies – Some images of Students participating in Film Studies, which they complete every Thursday during TY

Brilliant Mondays – TY’s completed a workshop with Stephen Kiernan on “How ordinary people do extraordinary things” 

TY’s helping our local Tidy Towns with Litter Picking

TY PE – Hiking Module with Mr McCoole

Sept – Oct 2020 Coumshingaun, The Cross, Knockanaffrin and Glengarra Woods

TY – Religion trip to Saint Mary’s Well


The Harmony Workshop – Sept 2020