'Ours is not to reap the harvest, Ours is just to sow the seed'
Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey

Transition Year 2021/2022

Information for 3rd Year Students for Transition Year 2021/2022

Work experience

Each student will participate in four placements during the year. Each placement will last for one week. One week will be community work.

A student cannot be Garda vetted until she is 16 years old.

A student cannot work in primary schools, nursing homes or any place with vulnerable children or adults without Garda vetting.

Work experience consists of 4 weeks.

WEEK 1 - November 2021 (TBC)

WEEK 2 - February 2022 (TBC)

WEEK 3 - Community Work - February 2022 (TBC)

WEEK 4 - April 2022 (TBC)

Please start to research valuable work experiences now in 3rd year.

Subject Options for TY 2021/2022

TY offers an opportunity to try something NEW!

Subjects may be sampled during TY allowing for more informed choices for your subject choice in 5th year.

3rd year students need to choose FIVE subjects from the list below.

A language must be the first option and the other four must be ranked in order of preference.

All five options must be filled out on VSware.

  • French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Art, Home Economics, Science
  • Classical Studies, History, Geography, Music, Business

NOTE: Languages and Music CANNOT be dropped for TY and taken up again in 5th Year.

Subject Options need to be submitted on VSware by Friday, 19th March 2021

Projects Options for TY 2021/2022

3rd year students need to choose their TY project all year modules from the following:

  • Junk Kouture
  • Scifest
  • Young Social Innovators
  • Enterprise
  • Chinese Culture and Language
  • GAA Future Leaders

Project preferences are submitted on the subject choice form on VS Ware by Friday, 19th March 2021.

More information for TY 2021/2022

Transition Year at Mount Sackville 2021/2022

TY Aptitude Assessments

07 2023
State Exams
16 2023
The Plurabelles Summer Camp
09 2023
Open Day
30 2023
October mid-term break
Mount Sackville Secondary School,
Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny,
Dublin 20,
D20 WP68

01 821 3317
01 821 4061

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