Dungarvan College / Coláiste Dhún Garbhán is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board Centre.
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Transition Year

Transition Year

What is Transition Year?

  • A highly structured one-year school based programme with 42 timetabled periods per week.
  • An educational bridge between Junior and Senior Cycle.
  • Smooth transition to the more independent, self-directed learning required for the Senior Cycle.

Why opt for Transition Year ?

  • Time to mature and develop greater self-awareness, self-respect & self-esteem.
  • Active teaching and learning methods.
  • TY facilitates skills-based learning e.g. oratory and intrapersonal skills.
  • Opportunity to sample Senior Cycle subjects to inform subject choice decisions.

TY Core Academic Subjects:

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • Physical Education

Subject Sampling:

  • Biology
  • Art
  • Business
  • DCG
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • History
  • Home Economics

Additional Subjects:

  • ICT
  • Music
  • Career Guidance
  • SPHE

Some other opportunities:

  • First Aid
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Fundraising
  • Personal Pursuits
  • Work Experience
  • Event Planning
  • Guest Speakers
  • Trips Away

“TY is all about what you make of it… the more you engage with the programme, the more you learn from it.”

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Youghal Rd, Cloneety, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 PV34
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