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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 2014/ 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 English3 Classes Irish2 Classes Maths3 Classes Fren/Ger3 Classes Science3 Classes Computers4 Classes Religion2 Classes DrawingDouble Woodwork ArtDouble P/EDouble Business2 Classes Careers1 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 Science Magic Show Road Safety KAS Programme (Rape Crisis Centre) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy European Youth Parliament Music Workshops Mini-Company Assist with Sports day Talks Model United Nations French/German Exchange Heart Saver AED Drama Workshop 3 rd Level Campus Visit Video Production 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 Driving Course Leinster Driving Campus

9 Information Technology Saving work on a network Use of Internet for research ECDL – Module 1 – Computer Essentials – Module 2 – Image Editing – Module 3 – Online Essentials – Module 4 – Presentations – Module 5 – Spreadsheets – Module 6 – Using Databases – Module 7 – Word Processing

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 13 March 2015 Final Decision Day - Friday 27 March 2015 Depending on the level of application interview candidates – (April)


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