Transition Year

The Transition Year programme has run in Ardee Community School since 2011. It is an optional programme. Each year, we have a very strong uptake with an average of 80% students opting for Transition Year after Junior Cycle. We aim to offer the Transition Year programme to as many students as possible each year. We provide a planned comprehensive programme of subjects and modules.

Key Aims of Transition Year

  1. To develop key life skills, such as teamwork, communication, planning, leadership, and time management.
  2. To help students discover personal strengths.
  3. To develop maturity and self-confidence.
  4. To enable students to extend boundaries and embrace change.
  5. To develop independent learning.
  6. To prepare for the world of work.
  7. To explore and develop links and contributions to each other, to the school and to the wider community.
  8. To begin the journey towards decision making on senior cycle programme/subject choice and course/career choices after school.

Our Transition Year Programme

Please note that the programme on offer for Transition Year varies from year to year and is dependent on the school resources and other programmes available.