Transition Year

FOURTH YEAR CURRICULUM

CORE SUBJECTS

Irish
English
French/German
Maths

Religious Education
Technology
PE (including Health Education)
Information Technology
Media Studies

MODULES

Ten week modules, related to a range of option subjects for Leaving Certificate. Each student will take a minimum of six of these modules, each module being allotted three classes per week:-

Science Studies (Chemistry)
Science Studies (Physics)
Science Studies (Biology)
Business Studies
Social & Environmental Studies (Geography)
Social & Environmental Studies(History)
Art & Design

Additional seven/eight week modules, each module being allotted three classes per week. Each student will take four of these:-

Film making
Car maintenance
Technology
Drama/Music
Art Appreciation
First Aid
Mini-company

Community Service is done for one morning per week for a half of the school year.

Work Experience, is done on a block release system.

OPTIONAL

European Studies, involving academic study, projects and contact with partner schools.