New bridge College

January 18, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Performing Arts, Drama
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Transition Year NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE

Number of Students • • • • • • • • • •

2002-2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012

22 Students 34 Students 43 Students 43 Students 58 Students 86 Students 101 Students 100 Students 106 Students 120 Students

Aims Learning led not Exam led

Social Development Develop good study habits

Help with subject Choice

Help discover your own talents & skills Maturity

Personal Development

Increase confidence & Self esteem Independent Learning

Subjects • • • • • • • • •

English Irish Maths Science Computers Religion Drawing Art P/E

2 Classes 2 Classes 2 Classes 3 Classes 4 Classes 2 Classes Double Double Double

Total

• • • • • • • • • •

Business Fren/Ger Home Econ Drama Work Exp. Media History Geography Law Music

34 Classes

2 Classes 3 Classes Double Double 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class

Work Experience • 1 Day a Week • Either Monday or Friday • 2 or 3 Jobs 10 or 15 Weeks each

Activities • • • • • • • •

Hike Ice Skating Visit to Museums Adventure Weekend (Uisce) Bag Packing Quiz-a-thon Road Safety KAS Programme (Rape Crisis Centre) • Hampers for Michael Garry House • European Youth Parliament

• • • • • • • • • •

Music Workshops Mini-Company Assist with Sports day Talks Model United Nations French/German Exchange Personal Development Day Drama Workshop Paintballing Photography

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

Optional Extras • • • • • • • •

Learn to Cook (Miele) Life Saving Course(Irish Watersafety Council) Chinese Step into Marketing –e learning course Sage Accounting Software Package Preparing for the workplace Learn to Golf (Dunmurray Springs) Driving Course Leinster Driving Campus

Information Technology • Saving work on a network • Use of Internet for research • ECDL – – – – – – –

Module 1 - Concepts of Information Technology Module 2 - Using the Computer and Managing files Module 3 - Word Processing Module 4 - Spreadsheets Module 5 - Database Module 6 - Presentation Module 7 - Information and Communication

Mini Company • • • •

Training Days In-school Workshop Trade Fair Kildare County Enterprise Board Competition

Assessment • • • •

Formal Report - Christmas & End of Year Participation in Activities Work Experience - weekly monitored End of Year Interview

How do I Apply • Fill out the Application form - Return by Wednesday 14 March 2012

• Final Decision Day - Wednesday 28 March 2012

• Depending on the level of application interview candidates – (March or April)

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