Transition Years visit Poland

Poland

A group of Transition Year students enjoyed a school excursion to Poland over the Easter Break. Despite the very cold weather the group enjoyed the sites of the medieval city of Kraków, explored the Wieliczka Salt Mine and toured Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Príomhoide Ailbhe Ní Neachtain and Ms Shiovaun O’Sullivan accompanied TY Co-Ordinator Ms Nollaig Sheehan and the students on the trip.

Go Dungarvan – Smarter Travel

Go Dungarvan

Hans van de Ven of Go Dungarvan, Smarter Travel met with Transition Year students in the computer lab on March 1st, where the students mapped their home location and calculated the distance to school and the time it takes to travel to The Friary depending on their mode of transport. Many thanks to Hans for taking time to visit St Augustine’s & Ms Joan Anne Kelleher who organised the visit.

 

AIB "Build a Bank"

Build a bank

On Wednesday March 2nd a group of six Transition Year students attended the regional finals of AIB Build a Bank in Cork. The team consisted of Larry Brazel (Bank Manager), Michael Lenihan (Assistant Manager), Rachel Wyley (Financial Controller), Jasmine Byrne (Digital Officer), Fionn Gibson - Kiely (Sales and Marketing Officer) and Kevin Barron (Customer Relations Officer).

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Personal Health & Safety Workshop.

Personal Health

Alex Walsh and Mick Feehan of Personal Safety Ireland Ltd. pictured with (l-r) Ms Nollaig Sheehan, Shane Rousseau, James McGrath, Darragh Walsh, Róisín Fox, Ciara Craddock, Clodagh Moloney.

TY Mini Company Finals

Candy Canes

 

Sixty-one TY companies competed in the Mini Company Finals at WIT sports campus on Thursday 25th February. St. Augustine’s College, 'Candy Cane Telegrams' picked up the award for 'Best Stand' and 'Fungarvan' received the judges’ special mention. Many thanks to Ms Heather Boyle who accompanied the students on the day and assisted in their preparations.

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TY activities week beginning Monday, April 4th

  • Monday, Leisure Module including Pitch & Putt, Beauty Module, Fitness Camp & gym session at Clonea Leisure Centre.
  • Sky Dome Module on Tuesday as well as Toastmasters Public Speaking Module
  • Wednesday: TY 3 & 4 will be taking part in the Junior Achievement Module with Pat Devereux.
  • Thursday: TY 1 have their Yoga Module.

T.Y. Activities 7th March 2016

 

  •  Last week of Leisure Module until after Easter Break.
  • Tuesday Toastmasters Public Speaking Module continues.
  • TY 4 Yoga Module.
  • Many congrats to the “Build-a-Bank” team AIB Regional Finals.
  • Congratulations to Liana O’Hara winner of the Articulate Competition in Waterford.

T. Y. Step-Dancing Module

Amie Landers of Ballyduff Upper Comhaltas with enthusiastic TY students

 

 

TY Activities 29th February 2016

  • Leisure Modules continue on Monday afternoon.
  • Public Speaking module on Tuesday with Dungarvan Toastmasters
  • AIB Build-a-Bank Club travel to Cork to take part in the provincal finals.
  • Liana O’Hara will represent the college at an Articulate Speaking Competition in Waterford.

Transition Year Activities – Week Beginning 22nd February 2016

 

  • Monday: Leisure programme, activities include: Irish Set-Dancing, Fitness Bootcamp & Beauty Therapy
  • Tuesday: Toastmasters Public Speaking Module.
  • Wednesday & Thursday: Personal Safety Workshop.  TY 5 Yoga Module.
  • Thursday: Mini-Company Finals at WIT.

Curriculum

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Guidance

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

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

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