November 13, 2020

Transition Year

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. It is a highly structured programme that is designed to develop academic, social and personal skills. Students benefit from the opportunity to sample a wide range of subjects, free from the pressure of state examinations. Students are also afforded opportunities to participate in work experience, educational outings, volunteering and fundraising events, as well as entering a variety of local and national competitions.

In the High School Students attend school from Monday to Thursday and then go on work placement every Friday. Students will go on four different blocks of work placement every Friday.

Transition Year Subjects:

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • History/Geography
  • World of Science
  • Languages (French, German, Spanish & Chinese)
  • Home Economics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Music
  • Art
  • Film Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Business Enterprise
  • Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Religion
  • Life Skills
  • SPHE

Students have the opportunities to take part in the following course and groups:

  • Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Breakfast Club
  • Law Education
  • GAA Future Leaders
  • Young Whistlers
  • School of Life
  • Redesign Ireland Environment Workshop
  • Forensic Science
  • Manual Handling

Transition Year Information:

To view our video on TY highlights from this year click on the following link:

Click on the link below to view TY Application Form for TY 2024/25:

TY Application Form 2024 – 25


TY Selection Process 24-25