The Transition Year (TY) is a one-year programme that forms the first year of a three-year senior cycle in Our Lady’s. It is designed to act as a bridge between the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate programmes.

The Aim of Transition Year

      • To provide a transition between Junior and Senior Cycle and to lay the foundations for further study
    • To introduce a new range of experiences beyond the scope of the traditional curriculum
    • To encourage initiative, self-reliance and responsibility

Transition Year is a vibrant and creative programme which offers our students an opportunity to grow, develop and mature in a number of ways. Academic progress is maintained through well defined and delivered core subjects as well as through a variety of non-conventional alternative modules. The creative and physical aspects of the programme give students the chance to explore and develop skills outside the normal academic subjects, whilst our extra curricular activities also let students engage with social issues, both locally and nationally.

Click here to access General Information on the TY Programme offered in our school .

Click here to access Handout on  TY Programme offered in our school


TY Events to Date 2019-2020:


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Success for Our Lady’s at VEX Robotics Competition


Outstanding Success for Our Lady’s at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition as Kaitlin, Emma & Ryan achieve first place in the Chemical, Physical & Mathematical section



Ryan to attend National Olympiad


Chloe represents Our Lady’s at the MOS 4N Irish final in Dublin


Our Lady’s Students Mesmerize Audiences with Musical


Nathaniel wins in National ‘Maths Eyes’ Competition


Success for Our Lady’s in the Vex Robotics Competition


Transition Year Awards in Our Lady’s


Success for Our Lady’s in Young Economist of the Year 2019



Transition Year Awards in Our Lady’s

Success for Our Lady’s in the National Public Access to Law Competition

Our Lady’s student delivers powerful message in Seanad Eireann

Public speaking success for Ellen at Our Lady’s Secondary School

Ellen to attend National Olympiad

Bank of Ireland launch at Our Lady’s