School Transition

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We work in partnership with a number of Primary schools to provide a purposeful and smooth transition for our students.

The school offers a large range of enrichment and support activities to students at the key points of the transition process.

These have included:

  • Football, Hurling and Soccer tournaments for feeder schools led by our Transition Year students
  • School Completion Programme Summer Camp.
  • Parents’ and Students’ Guide to starting secondary school
  • Induction days for incoming students
  • Study Skills week before first house exams
  • Introduction postcards
  • Transition Buddies programme
  • Transition team ‘Passport to High School’ workshops run by our students in local primary schools
  • Pen Pal Transition programme
  • Transition team building exercises
  • Subject option information night and support programme for 1st Year and Leaving Cert students
  • Team building trip at the start of TY
  • Induction workshops for Leaving Cert Students
  • One to one Career meetings with Career Guidance teacher