This is a one year programme designed to develop self-directed learning and to promote maturity. It affords students the opportunity to acquire new skills while continuing work in their core subject areas. Students are encouraged to foster a sense of responsibility through programmes such as Gaisce, Young Social Innovator and Young Scientist. Students take modules in a variety of subjects which enables them to make more informed choices when they enter Senior Cycle.

Core Subjects

TY Specific Modules

  • English
  • Maths
  • Irish
  • French
  • Mini Company
  • Media Studies
  • Career Investigations
  • Enterprise Education
  • First Aid
  • Presentation Skills
  • Road Safety
  • Gaisce Awards

Subject Sampling

Once-off Activities

  • Biology
  • Chemistry/ Physics
  • Technical Drawing
  • Woodwork
  • Engineering
  • History
  • Geography
  • Computer Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Religion
  • Home Economics
  • Art
  • Music
  • Overnight Trips
  • Work Experience
  • Out of School Visits
  • Visiting Speakers
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Debating
  • Co-operation North Links
  • Programme
  • Field Trips
  • Coaching skills