Modules

Core Subjects

  • Geography
  • Computers 
  • English 
  • Irish 
  • Languages (French, German, Spanish)                                 
  • Mathematics  
  • Home Economics
  • Science
  • Physical Education 
  • Religion 
  • History                                       


TY Modules

  • CSPE
  • Community Care 
  • Crafts 
  • Childcare 
  • Cultural Education 
  • Speech & Drama 
  • Dance 
  • ECDL 
  • Film Making 
  • Film Studies
  • First Aid 
  • Sports coaching 
  • Physiology 
  • Media studies 
  • Photography 
  • Public Speaking 
  • Self Defence 
  • Skills Development 
  • Horticulture
  • SPHE

Work Experience:

  • Preparation: Students have to carry out research and seek-out work placements contacting companies directly.
  • Placement: Students work every Thursday. They will attain two different placements over the course of the year.
  • Assessment: The coordinator will contact the various employers and discuss the students’ progress      

Additional Activities

  • An Gaisce 
  • Young Scientists’ Exhibition
  • Youth Venture Trip
  • Young Environmentalist awards
  • Carlingford Adventure Centre
  • Trip to Inis Mor
  • Junior Achievement
  • Essay Competitions  
  • Mini-Company
  • Writing and updating TY activities on the Schools website 

Assessment: 

  • Continuous Assessment
  • Transition Year Folder
  • Reports - Christmas, Summer
  • Attendance
  • General Conduct and Behaviour
  • Evaluation of Transition Year by Parents
  • End of Year Night for Transition Year