Ballinteer Community School

Transition Year

Transition Year

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Students undertaking the Transition Year Programme will untertake an intensive curriculum over the course of the academic year. This will include a 'hands on' approach in many areas. It is a vibrant and creative programme offering our students an opportunity to grow, develop and mature and prepares them to be 'future-ready.' The creative and physical aspects of the programme give students the chance to explore and develop skills outside the academic, whilst our SPHE/RE, extra curricular and social placement activities also let students engage with social issues, both local and global.

Some example of the activities and subjects that may be carried out are as follows:


Extra Learning Opportunities

· Art, Craft & Design

· Biology

· Business Studies

· Chemistry

· Chinese

· Computer Studies

· Construction Studies


· Engineering

· English

· French

· Gaeilge

· Geography

· Guidance & Career Education

· Healthy Eating

· History

· Home Economics

· Legal Studies

· Life Skills

· Mathematics

· Media Studies

· Mini Company

· Music

· Physical Education

· Physics

· Coaching Courses

· Dance

· Debating

· Forensic Science

· Fundraising for Concern, Autism Ireland, Simon and many more

· Gaisce

· Green Schools

· Guest Speakers

· Outdoor Pursuits

· Peer Leadership

· School Bank

· Trips

· Work Experience & Social Placement

Sample Calendar:

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Oct 25
October Midterm Break
Dec 03
School Closed
Dec 23
Christmas Holidays
Feb 21
February Midterm Break
Ballinteer Community School,
Dublin 16,

01 298 8195

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