St. Paul's CBS Secondary School

North Brunswick St

Dublin 7

Transition Year News

TY logo_0It promises to be exciting times ahead for our Transition Year class of 2016/17. It will be a full and productive year for them with lots of activities and events planned. Thank you to all of the teachers who are working so hard to make this year a success and to the students for their commitment to the TY programme of events and activities.

Keep an eye on this page for breaking news on TY events.

  • TY Smashing Times Drama Workshop - Thanks to the Smashing Times Theatre group the TY students were treated to a brilliant drama workshop exploring the significance of 2018 as the centenary of women having the right to vote in Ireland.
  • TY Carlingford - Yet again, we had a fantastic day out in Carlingford zip lining and playing ‘army’ in the laser tag zone. It was a brilliant way to kick off the TY year.  
  • TY Rediscovery Centre - As part of their Development Education Programme the TYs went to the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun to discover how everything can be made useful again!  
  • TY Boxing - Our Transition Years are again taking part in the Boxing in the Community Programme and have just completed their bronze level training. They will be travelling to St. Xavier’s Boxing Club to train for the silver and the chosen few will complete the gold in the National […]
  • Evalinto - The Evalinto Project is about Senior and Junior students from migrant backgrounds working together to gain a better understanding from one another about their cultures and their hobbies interests to encourage progress in school. Over the past 6 weeks we have had several sessions working together and […]
  • An Oige TY Trip to Donegal - Many thanks to An Oige for gifting us a night away in Donegal as part of their Give Us A Break Competition. We got to see a beautiful part of the country we had never visited before, go kayaking and bog walking. It was tiring but a […]
  • TY Retreat in Ovoca Manor - Our Ty group spent a fantastic couple of days on retreat in Co. Wicklow looking after body and soul. There were food fights aplenty during the messy games and they got to go climbing and try some archery. A highlight of the trip was toasting marshmallows at […]
  • Wassa Wassa Drums - Niall from Wassa Wassa Drums held a day of workshops for our JCSP and TY students highlighting some percussion skills we have to use in the choir!  
  • DIT TY Sports Challenge - Huge thanks to everyone in DIT Grangegorman for organising an inter schools TY Sports Day. The Brunner lads competed against three other local schools to win points in the TY Challenge Cup.  
  • TY Baking Challenge - Well done to those lads in TY who took on the baking challenge this year. They competed against each other in order to be put through to the DIT finals and represent Brunner in the baking aspect of the TY Challenge Cup. Huge congratulations to Florentin and Konrad […]
  • JCSP Trip to Butler’s Chocolate Factory - All of our second year students recently visited the Butler’s Chocolate Factory in Clonshaugh on a JCSP Geography field trip to learn about the inputs and outputs of industry. They saw first hand how the chocolate is produced and packaged and also how it is distributed worldwide. […]
  • Our ‘One Good Idea’ Entry Gathers Pace - As part of our ‘One Good Idea’ entry, Councillor Gary Gannon visited our TY class yesterday. Our idea is to promote the environmental and health benefits of cycling to school instead of using public transport or getting lifts. We aim to promote the use of bikes by running […]
  • TY Boxing Programme - Huge thanks to Paul Quinn and the Boxing in the Communit Programme for his many weeks of hard work with the TY group this year. They started with four weeks of basic non-contact skills then progressed to four weeks of sparring with seven lads deciding to move […]
  • Career Ready – London - On December 7th our new Career Ready recruits from TY headed over to London for the launch of the programme. They attended the show in the Dominion Theatre and then travelled to Standard Life for a careers workshop and some refreshments. We owe a great deal of […]
  • Discovery Centre - Thanks to Roberta and all the staff in the Discovery Centre for working with some of our TY students and the Green Schools Committee to show them some of the ingenious ways we can reuse any ‘rubbish’ in our homes.  

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North Brunswick St
Dublin 7

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