• Our aim is to educate our students for maturity while emphasising social awareness and increasing social competence.
  • We educate through experience of adult and working life and we promote general, technical and academic skills while emphasising self-directed learning.
  • Our broad based curriculum exposes students to a wide variety of optional subjects at either core or optional level.

Core Subjects include:

Gaeilge, Maths, Communications, French, Science, Information Technology incorporating MOS*, Music, Guidance, drama, Life Skills.

Option Subjects include:

Applied Maths, Art, Construction Studies, History, Geography, Sage Computerised Accounts, Scratch Programming, Web Design, Food Studies, Spanish, Enterprise, German, Young Social Innovators, Yoga and Drama

Activities on offer include

Sports Injuries and First Aid, Modern Dance, GAA Coaching, Awareness and Safety, Self-Presentation and Beautician course.

Community Activities include:

  • Log on Learn senior citizen computer skills,  Community Visitation, National School Classroom assistant programme, Gaisce


  • Students who have successfully completed the Transition Year Programme are awarded a certificate of participation by the Department of Education & Science.
  • In addition some modular courses carry certification for specific purposes, including:

Microsoft Office Specialist Programme
Sage Computerised Accounts
GAA Coaching Certificate
An Gaisce

Work Experience

  • Work Experience is central to this programme.  It provides a focus for the other aspects of the course and helps to make school-based learning relevant to the work place.  The students attend a two week placement in February.

Ski Trip 2010


TY Night 20th May 2010

Oysterhaven Trip September 2010