Transition Year – An overview

Transition year – what is involved?

Transition Year in Coláiste Treasa is available to all students who have completed their Junior Certificate.  It is optional, and places are allocated after application and interview.

Transition year is seen as an opportunity to promote the personal social educational and vocational development of the student, preparing them for their role as mature responsible members of society.

Besides the core subjects of Irish, English, Maths and French\German the following subjects are offered: History, Geography, Home Ec, DCG, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Business, Accounting, Woodwork, Engineering, Art and Music.  Students also get the opportunity to avail of modules in First Aid, Law, Chinese, Mini company, Film Studies, Public Speaking, GAA Coaching as well as participating in Young Scientist, Fundraising, Model United Nations, the Hope Foundation Calcutta Project, Hill walking, Outdoor activity trips (Ballyhass, Cappanalea) School Tour, Cookery, Driving Skills and Gaisce. Students also take part in work experience, where each student is responsible for locating work in a suitable environment. Work experience takes place for a week before Christmas and  for another week at Easter time.

Please be advised that Transition year is constantly under review and modules and courses offered are subject to change.