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Transition Year Option

  1. 1. Transition Year Space to Grow
  2. 2. Aim 1 A chance to find and develop individual gifts and strengths.
  3. 3. AIM 2 To become more independent.
  4. 4. AIM 3 To become more responsible for study and self directed work.
  5. 5. VISION 1 The space and opportunity to mature and grow.
  6. 6. VISION 2 To develop greater self-confidence.
  7. 7. VISION 3 To become better at making decisions.
  8. 8. VISION 4 Become more skilled at getting on with other students and those in authority.
  9. 9. VISION 5 To develop clearer goals and aspirations for life.
  10. 10. VISION 6 To prepare for personal, leisure and working life.
  11. 11. VISION 7 To develop a greater sense of responsibility.
  12. 12. Typical Core Subjects: Maths Irish English Religion Physical Education
  13. 13. Typical Extra Subjects Art Music Science French/German Business History Geography Construction Studies Design & Communication Graphics
  14. 14. Work Experience A chance to fully understand a chosen profession.
  15. 15. Mini Company Make ideas a reality and learn about business.
  16. 16. Typical Workshops / Modules Journalism Workshop. Talks & Workshops with County Enterprise. Poetry Workshop Drama and Video Production.
  17. 17. Typical Workshops / Modules Law School. Song School. Mini Company. Cookery.
  18. 18. Typical Workshops / Modules First Aid/Safety Training. Interview Techniques. Road Safety Education. Outdoor Pursuits. CV Preparation Work Experience
  19. 19. Typical Workshops / Modules Teen Gym. Sports Coaching (Certified). Personal Development. ECDL. Accountancy for Businesses.
  20. 20. Possible Trips Paintball Ploughing Championships Hiking Fire Brigade Industry Visits Surfing Heritage centre
  21. 21. Charity Work Sponsored walks Bake Sale Concerts
  22. 22. Other Features Visiting speakers Events with other schools
  23. 23. Typical Talks Career talks from Colleges & Industry Professionals Interview Techniques
  24. 24. Assessment Subject Assessment/Exams Christmas and Summer Reports Interim Reports as Required Portfolio Assessment Certification
  25. 25. Better Leaving Results Transition Year student obtain an average of 45 more C.A.O. points – Because:
  26. 26. Make better Leaving Cert Subject choices after sampling a range of subjects Better Leaving Results
  27. 27. Reasons for choosing TY Time to mature & become self confident Build interpersonal and team skills New Experiences Know more about goals and ambitions
  28. 28. Good Luck & Thank you

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