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.

Sep 01
2021
LCA 5th Year Session 1 & LCA 6th Year Session 3
Sep 02
2021
TY Module 1
Sep 23
2021
Family Mile Event
Sep 28
2021
Friendship Week
28-Sep-2021
Annual Admission Notice, Admission Policy and Application Form 2022-2023 available here
22-Sep-2021
Friends of St Joseph's are invited to join Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell and the school community to celebrate this Jubilee. Mercy Day Mass will be live-streamed from St Maur's Church @ 11am Friday 23rd September 2021.
12-Sep-2021
If your child has any of the symptoms listed in the image below, do not send them to school and contact your GP
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