TY Work Experience Schedule 2016/17

Transition Year 2016/17 Work Experience Placement Dates

Students attend Work Placement on Fridays

Placement 1: September 2nd - November 11th

Placement 2: November 18th- February 10th

Placement 3: February 17th- May 19th

TY Activities April 25th

Though the break for the summer holidays is not too far away, Transition Year students are still busy with classroom and other activities. Their trip to Baltinglass Outdoor and Adventure Centre was a great success. Many thanks to the teachers who accompanied the students namely, Ms Lisa Hanrick, Ms Joanann Kelleher, Mr Paul Whyte and Mr Brian Phelan

Leisure Module activities this week include;

  • Clonea Leisure Centre, Pitch & Putt, Fitness Camp and Interview skills.
  • Tuesday is the last day of the Youth Leadership Toastmasters Public Speaking Module.
  • On Thursday the students have their GAA coaching module & TY 1 have Yoga.
  • Many of the TY'S are busy helping with the Pieta Darkness to Light Walk.

Transition Years visit 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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Junior Achievement Success Skills.


Mr Pat Devereux gave a very informed presentation to TY3 students on the key to the successful interview. The areas he discussed were effective communication and developing CVs.

Pictured is Mr Pat Devereux, Marie Fitzgerald, Jack O’Donnell, Paddy Hayes, Rachel Walsh and Ms Nollaig Sheehan (TY Co-ordinator).

Sky Dome Planetarium

Oliver Haughley of Sky Dome Planetarium pictured with TY students; Collins Fogherty, Jasmin Byrne, Ciarián Ó Mathúna,Annie Dalton and TY Co-ordinator Ms Nollaig Sheehan. Sky Dome Academy operates a Mobile Planetarium throughout Ireland which gives adults and children a chance to interact with the planets, stars, galaxies and other objects in our universe. All our TY students got the opportunity to See the Stars!

See the Stars

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




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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