Scoil Chonglais Post Primary School

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. Currently approximately 75% of schools offer the programme.
Transition Year is optional for students in most schools.

Transition Year offers learners an opportunity to mature and develop without the pressure of an examination. It also provides an opportunity for learners to reflect on, and develop an appreciation of, the value of learning in preparing them for the ever-changing demands of the adult world of work, further and higher education and relationships.

Transition Year in Scoil Chonglais:

Transition Year is run as a one year optional Programme within Scoil Chonglais, undertaken after Junior Cycle and before Senior Cycle. It is designed to offer a bridge between Junior and Leaving Certificate Programmes. Transition Year offers a broad and rich range of learning opportunities that take place both inside and outside the classroom. The Transition Year Programme promotes personal, social, vocational and educational development.

Core Course content includes:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • Music
  • Food Craft
  • The World of Science
  • Media Studies
  • Computers
  • Personal Development and Wellbeing
  • Crafts
  • Career Guidance
  • Enterprise
  • Heritage Studies and Learning to Learn

Other Areas of Study and Learning include:

  • First Aid
  • Work Experience
  • Self Defence
  • Driving School
  • Song School
  • Forensic Science
  • Workshops
  • Communications workshops
  • Gaeilge
  • Drama Workshop
  • Gaisce
  • Outdoor ursuits
  • Hip Hop and much more.
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3rd YEAR GAELTACHT TRIP, OCT 2nd / 3rd / 4th 2023
Scoil Chonglais Post Primary School,
Co. Wicklow

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