St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina
The school with a warm welcome, a caring heart & a guarantee of excellence

Transition Year

08-December-16
Transition Year

The Transition Year Programme is a unique one year programme that promotes the personal, social, vocational and educational development of students

It prepares them for their role as independent, participative and responsible members of society.

TY is a bridge that helps students to make the change (transition) from the more dependent type of learning associated with Junior Cycle to the more independent learning environment associated with Senior Cycle.

It encourages the development of a wide range of critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.

Core Subjects
Choice Subjects for the Leaving Certificate (Traditional & Leaving Certificate Applied)

  • Mini-Company
  • E.C.D.L
  • Rolling Modules
  • Fixed Modules
  • Work Experience
  • Gaisce
  • Projects/Presentation/Guest Speakers
  • Community Involvement/Year Bonding

What else to expect in TY

  • TY Fashion Show
  • TY Bonding Experience
  • “Presenting Me” Day
  • Build a Bank /Build a Bank competition
  • Forensic Science Day
  • SVDP Project
  • Junk Kouture
  • Transition Year Tour

All transition year students study music/drama and dance which is aimed primarily at the production of a musical which is staged publically. As well as this, transition year students continue to be exposed to other aspects of music-making and styles.

Events
Dec
22 2017
Class ends for Christmas Holidays
Jan
16 2018
Enrolment / Open Night
Jan
22 2018
Second Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Jan
30 2018
First Year Parent Teacher Meeting
18-Dec-2017
Green light for new school
16-Dec-2017
Don't miss our Christmas Concert Evening tomorrow Monday evening at 8pm
11-Dec-2017
Comhairle na nOg Annual General Meeting
11-Dec-2017
Soroptimist International Public Speaking Competition
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Contact
St. Mary's Secondary School
Convent Hill
Ballina
Co. Mayo
Ireland
F26 R928

353 96 70333

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