St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush
Europe's first CFES School of Distinction

Transition Year

Transition Year

Welcome

Hello and welcome to the St Joseph’s Rush Transition Year (TY). TY is an optional year that takes place after 3rd Year, once students have completed their Junior Cycle exams, and before they enter the Leaving Certificate programme in 5th Year. The vast majority of students opt for TY.

The TY curriculum in Rush is built around the needs and interests of our students . It capitalises on the talents and expertise of our teaching staff and seeks to develop links with our local community, enabling students to strengthen their sense of connection with where they live. The focus is on building skills that will be of benefit to our students in their day-to-day lives and better prepare them for their educational journey going forward. TY in Rush targets and aims to improve the skills of communication, creativity, managing myself and working with others. I hope you find this page useful and informative and that it will give you a taste of what Transition Year in Rush is all about. You will find information on the TY curriculum, links we have developed with partners and friends in our community, articles written by students on the different events they’ve been involved in, our photo gallery and TY student blog for 2019-2020.

Ciarán Reade
Transition Year Coordinator


Transition Year 2019/2020 in Review

A selection of TY Student Work Experience Reports and reflections on different opportunities, experiences & trips are available to read here: http://www.stjosephsrush.ie/page/TY-Student-Reflections-Work-Experience/69005/Index.html

Below find a link to the TY 19/20 Graduation Video and an interactive book of more TY pictures & reflections on the year that was had.

Nov 30
2020
Fifth Year Assessments
Nov 30
2020
Second Year Assessments
Dec 07
2020
SCHOOL CLOSED
Dec 23
2020
Christmas Holidays
03-Dec-2020
Week 1 , Week 2 of the#STJsings4SVP Campaign links available here . Donations possible via the GoFund me link or the Envelope sent home with students .
02-Dec-2020
Third Year students were justly rewarded for their hand work and perseverance .They received their Certificates of Achievement from Ms Macken ,the Scholars Ireland coordinator in St Josephs.
26-Nov-2020
It's official the Certificates are here. 24 students from TY and 5th Yr will represent St Josephs' Secondary School in the Virtual BTYSE 2021 . Be proud .
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