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Transition Year Programme. Loreto Letterkenny. Core Subjects. Irish 3 class periods English 3 class periods Mathematics 3 class periods European Language 3 class periods Physical Education 2 class periods Religious Education 3 class periods Computers ECDL 6 class periods.

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Transition year programme

Transition Year Programme

Loreto Letterkenny


Core subjects
Core Subjects

  • Irish 3 class periods

  • English 3 class periods

  • Mathematics 3 class periods

  • European Language 3 class periods

  • Physical Education 2 class periods

  • Religious Education 3 class periods

  • Computers ECDL 6 class periods


Transition year programme
ECDL

  • Basic concepts in Information Technology

  • Using a computer & managing files

  • Word Processing

  • Spreadsheets

  • Databases

  • Presentation – power point

  • Web Browsing & Communication


Modules

Craft

Cookery

Home Design

History

Music

Art

Biology

Chemistry

Business

Geography

Physics

Careers

Modules


Action modules
Action Modules

  • Mini-company

  • Young Social Innovators

  • Art Portfolio


Work experience
Work Experience

  • Two work placements – 15 weeks each

    1st : Sept 12th – Jan 9th

    2nd : Jan 16th – May 15th

  • One day per week – 6 hours minimum

  • 20% of each week - Wednesday

  • Dental or Medical appointments should be arranged for a regular school day if possible


Work experience1
Work Experience

  • The diary must be signed each week by the employer.

  • The student must complete the relevant section of the diary each week or a note from home if the student has been sick.

  • The diary is checked each week in school during the co-ordination class.


Examples of placements
Examples of Placements

  • Leisure Centres

  • National Schools

  • Pharmacy’s

  • Shops e.g. Clothes, Food, DIY, etc.

  • Hairdressers

  • News Papers

  • Offices e.g. Accountants, Solicitors, Architects, etc.

  • Hotels

  • Childcare and Pre school


Fund raising
Fund Raising

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  • Irish Society for Autism

  • Pink Ribbon Day

  • The Alzheimer's Society

  • Arthritis Ireland

  • Daffodil Day

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind

  • Irish Heart Foundation

  • Lourdes Fund – bag packing

  • ISPCC

  • Carol Singing


Special projects
Special Projects

  • Faith Friends – Religion Department

  • John Paul II Award – Religion Department

  • Gaisce – The President’s Award

  • European Youth Parliament

  • Donegal Youth Council

  • BT Young Scientist Exhibition

  • Scifest


Gaisce
Gaisce

  • Bronze Award

    To achieve this award a student must complete 13 hours in each of the following plus an additional 13 hours in any one section:

    Community Skill Physical

    In addition they must complete a Venture Project

    2 days and 1 night to include a 25km walk!!


Expenses 2011 2012

Sept - Oct

Team Building €10

Gartan €105

Retreat €10

Gaisce €10

ECDL €50

Beo €5

Home Economics €12

Nov – Dec

Belfast €10

Skydome €5

Beo €5

Jan – Apr

First Aid €35

Pottery €10

May- End of Year

YSI Dublin €50

Gleveagh €10

Total €327

Expenses 2011-2012


Additional costs
Additional Costs

  • TY Tour Chester/Alton Towers €270

    Every effort will be made to collect the money on one day per term for the outings.

    The money or cheque should be in an envelope with the name of the student and the class.

  • Please note that the prices quoted are for the 2011 – 2012 school year there may be an increase for 2012 -2013


Activities in school

Talent show

Jump for Joy

First Aid

Creative Writting

Cupcake Decorating

Cinema

Theatre

Talks

Foyle Film Festival

Beo Workshop

Activities in School


Key to success

Attendance

Participation

Key to success


Thanks for listening
Thanks For Listening.

  • Any Questions???