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 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.  
  • TY Fencing Programme - Huge thanks to Olga and Fencing Ireland for the work they did with the TY lads teaching them the basic skills of fencing. It was great to see a new sport introduced to the school.  
  • Brunner Supports FirstLight - Well done to the lads in TY and 5th year who have been supporting FirstLight for the last few days in the St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre. The organisation are selling candles as a Christmas fundraiser and our boys have been dressed as candles to drum up […]
  • Brunner at the Rugger - Huge thanks go to Bank of Ireland who gave us tickets for the Leinster v Munster Rugby match in the Aviva on Saturday 7th October. The tickets were part of the reward earned by last year’s TY bank team who succeeded in setting up a school bank […]
  • TY Boxing - The lads in TY have just completed the first phase of their boxing programme. This is the non contact element of the course which builds fitness and skills. Paul has certainly been putting them through their paces over the last few weeks. Most of the class have […]
  • TY Trip to Carlingford -   We had a fantastic day in Carlingford on Friday 15th September. We began with a mighty battle in the forest as two teams were pitted against each other in a Laser Tag challenge. Some VIPs even had to be protected from opposing snipers! After lunch we […]
  • Congrats to our Build a Bank Team - Well done to our TY students on their fantastic achievement of opening more than 100 student bank accounts. They put a lot of time and effort into making the venture a success. The attached picture shows the lads receiving a cheque from Bank of Ireland who gave […]
  • 20170427_135101 TY Tour of the Phoenix Park - Many thanks to Mr. Dunleavy who was our tour guide on a cycling trip around the Phoenix Park. The lads did a great job of researching and presenting information on each of the landmarks that we visited.  
  • TY run the Brunner Bank of Ireland -   Eleven of the TY lads have been busy over the last few weeks setting up Brunner’s very own bank. With plenty of help from Andrea Rodden in BOI Smithfield they succeeded in opening the 100 students accounts they needed to receive the rewards promised if they […]
  • TY Career Ready Trip to TV3 - Ten of the lads from TY had a fantastic day out in TV3 learning how the station operates and how programmes are transmitted from both Ireland and the UK. Huge thanks to Yvonne form Career Ready for organising the day and to Niall who took time out […]

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Dublin 7

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