Calasanctius College, Oranmore

Transition Year (TY)

Deadline Date for Application has Passed

LATE Applications can be made HERE

Presentation for TY Information Session

Admission to Transition Year is regulated by the TY Admissions Policy, details of which may be viewed here. The TY programme complies with Dept. of Education & Skills requirements. The main features of the programme include a combination of:

  • Work Experience
  • Field Trips
  • Community Service
  • Modules in a variety of Leaving Certificate subjects
  • Cultural & Social Studies
  • Life Skills Modules
  • Use of Active Teaching / Learning Methodologies
  • Enterprise Education (Mini-Companies)
  • Languages – culture & context
  • Visiting Speakers
  • Technology
  • Environmental Studies

In TY there is a high level of self-directed learning in the context of co- and cross-curricular interaction. At the end of each year the programme is evaluated with an input from TY students, staff and parents. On foot of this staff revises the programme in the light of the Transition Year Guidelines, Resource Materials published by the Department of Education and Skills and school resources.

The selection process for TY is completed before the information process for selecting subjects on offer in the Leaving Certificate (LC) Established and the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) begins.

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