TY "World of Work" Presentation

Ask Nolaig

"World of Work" speaker who spoke to TY students on Wednesday last with regard to the world of work and the value of their Work Experience programme.

Gaisce Award

Gaisce Award

Transition Year 2015/16

Ms Nollaig Sheehan, Transition Year Co-Ordinator and her students have been very busy over the past weeks with lots of planning and preparation for the year ahead. In keeping with the Catholic ethos of St Augustine’s, mass was celebrated by Fr Gerry Horan OSA with the TY class of 2015/16 in St Monica’s Chapel. Work experience for all students began last Friday; Ms Sheehan wishes every success to her students with their work experience for the coming year.

Transition Year students enjoyed a fun day on a climbing wall supplied by Ardmore Adventures.

Climbing wall

Top prize for Megan Phelan in Festival of Food “Design a Mascot” Competition

Megan Phelan

Pictured is Transition Year student Megan Phelan, Ms Anne Sullivan ((Waterford County Council), Mr Padraig Mac Craith (Art teacher). Megan won first prize in the West Waterford Festival of Food, “Design a Mascot “competition for her magnificent creation based on the theme of "Generations of Food Stories". Megan was assisted by Sarah Fitzgerald, Sophie Ryan & Emily Mulvihill in making the mascot. The judges were impressed with the use of recycled materials throughout the piece and the innovative design and construction. The "History Chef" was displayed at various locations around the town during the Festival of Food. Congratulations Megan and your team.

Junior Achievement Awards Programme

Pat Devereux
TY students l/r Saidbh Walsh, Micheál Power, Patrick Power, Michael Lees, Nicole Kiely, Ryan Daly who took part in the programme with event co-ordinator Mr Pat Devereux.

Transition Year Information Night

TY Information Night

TY School Trips 2016

A trip to Poland is being offered to TY students over the Easter holidays 2016. The cost is approximately €490. Payments can be made the following way:

  • Deposit of €125 by September 23rd
  • Second instalment €125 by October 22nd
  • Third instalment of €125 by November23rd
  • Final instalment of €115 by the December 15th

Baltinglass School trip takes place on the last week of April.

  • The cost is approximately €170
  • Deposits will be taken in January.

TY Certification Night

Transition Year Certification Night

A large group of parents, students and were in attendance for this event. Príomhoide Ailbhe Ní Neachtain welcomed all to The Friary and complimented the students on a very successful year, most notably the group's hugely successful and entertaining production of "West Side Story". Ms Nollaig Sheehan, TY Co-ordinator also praised the students for their enthusiasm and commitment to the TY programme and then proceeded to announce the awards in the
various categories. Congratulations to all our prize winners.

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Baltinglass Trip

Transition Year students, l/r Jason Dunford, Tony Collins, Jack Dwane, Michael O'Riordan, Ben Blackwell,Charlie Whelan, Padraig Di Fusco and  Robert Organ. Front: Gavin Joyce & Micheál Kiely who enjoyed themselves at Baltinglass Outdoor Education Centre.

Upcoming TY Activities


With only a few weeks remaining for Transition Year students, co-ordinator Ms Nollaig Sheehan has a hectic schedule planned including an Interview Skills workshop, the County Final of Wheelchair Basketball, the Pieta House Darkness to Light Walk, YLP Gala night. Students will also be sitting their Food Hygiene exam. Lots to keep them busy until year end.


We offer a broad curriculum enabling students to reach their academic potential, develop life-long learning skills and achieve their goals in the ultimate Leaving Certificate Examinations.


In St. Augustine's College, We offer a comprehensive guidance service to students from 1st to 6th year.


St. Augustine's College is located in Abbeyside, Dungarvan Co. Waterford, just 2.5km (5 mins by car) from Dungarvan Town Centre.


We are now able to accept payments via credit card (Visa, Mastercard or Laser) for items such as exam fees and after school study.

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Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 27, 2018
JCT Whole School Planning
Fri Sep 28, 2018 @08:00 -
Student Awards Night
Fri Sep 28, 2018 @19:00 -
Student Awards Night 2018
Sat Oct 13, 2018
Open Day
Mon Oct 29, 2018
Mid-Term Break

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