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NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE Transition Year. Number of Students 2002-200322 Students 2003/200434 Students 2004/200543 Students 2005/200643 Students 2006/200758.

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1 NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE Transition Year

2 Number of Students Students 2003/ Students 2004/ Students 2005/ Students 2006/ Students 2007/ Students 2008/ Students 2009/ Students 2010/ Students 2011/ Students 2012/ Students 2013/ Students

3 AIMS Social Development Personal Development Maturity Learning led not Exam led Independent Learning Develop good study habits Increase confidence & Self esteem Help with subject Choice Help discover your own talents & skills

4 Subjects English2 Classes Irish2 Classes Maths3 Classes Fren/Ger3 Classes Science3 Classes Computers4 Classes Religion2 Classes DrawingDouble Woodwork ArtDouble P/EDouble Business2 Classes Careers1 Class Media1 Class History1 Class Geography1 Class Law1 Class Total34 Classes ChineseDouble or Home EconDouble DramaDouble

5 Work Experience 1 Day a Week Either Monday or Friday 2 or 3 Jobs 10 or 15 Weeks each

6 Activities Hike Ice Skating Visit to Museums Adventure Weekend (Uisce) Bag Packing Quiz-a-thon Road Safety KAS Programme (Rape Crisis Centre) Milk It Awards European Youth Parliament Music Workshops Mini-Company Assist with Sports day Talks Model United Nations French/German Exchange Heart Saver AED Drama Workshop Paintballing Photography Drama Production

7 Gaisce / President’s Award Bronze award Agree a challenge in four activities as follows:- Skill e.g. touch-typing - Participate one hour per week for 26 weeks Community e.g. first aid - Participate one hour per week for 15 weeks Physical e.g. swimming - Participate one hour per week for 12 weeks Adventure - Organise a two day hike/cycle/canoe trip

8 Optional Extras Learn to Cook Life Saving Course(Irish Water Safety Council) Sage Accounting Software Package Learn to Golf (Dunmurray Springs) Driving Course Leinster Driving Campus

9 Information Technology Saving work on a network Use of Internet for research ECDL – Module 1 - Concepts of Information Technology – Module 2 - Using the Computer and Managing files – Module 3 - Word Processing – Module 4 - Spreadsheets – Module 5 - Database – Module 6 - Presentation – Module 7 - Information and Communication

10 Mini Company Training Days In-school Workshop Trade Fair Kildare County Enterprise Board Competition

11 Assessment Formal Report - Christmas & End of Year Participation in Activities Ongoing Assessement by Class Teachers End of Year Interview

12 How do I Apply Fill out the Application form - Return by Friday 14 March 2014 Final Decision Day - Friday 28 March 2014 Depending on the level of application interview candidates – (April)

13 Reminder to Parents 7.30pm Tonight here in the Theatre – Talk on TY Option 8.30pm Tonight here in the Theatre – Talk for those going straight into 5th Year


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