Welcome to our blog about the Transition Year in St Wolstans Community School, Celbridge, Co Kildare. Here you will read all about what happens in Transition Year. You will get a good idea of how busy our year is!
Follow individual student blogs as well and see how they are getting on.

All contributions come from the students themselves and the TY Coordinator.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Irish Autism Action

Well done to all the TY's who gave up their time to help. Great work.

Aoife tells how it's done......

"Last weekend a number of TY's volunteered to help raise money and awareness for Irish Autism Action. Steph had graciously agreed to

Party Payback

Niamh tells more ....

"Earlier on in the school year, just before we broke up for the Christmas holidays, class Emnet prepared a lovely breakfast for all of us in class Amina. We were very thankful for what this breakfast and so we decided to make it up to them this morning.
We did this by inviting them to our "Easter Feaster"! :)

Read the rest of Niamh's post and find out all about the "EasterFeaster" here. Lots of lovely photos of food too!

Mrs L :)

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Green Heroes

Congratulations to Green Hero Mini Company who won 3rd prize for Quality in the TY Get Up and Go National Finals today in Naas.

Amina on Retreat

Read some of the TY's posts about their retreat this week, and see some of their photos at the blog posts below.




Niamh C

Steph H

Thanks go to Mr Kerrigan and Ms Kavanagh Bracken who accompanied class Amina on their retreat in Glendalough.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Gaisce hike

A group of TY's along with Ms Hughes and Mr Kerrigan headed off to Wicklow at the weekend to complete their Gaisce hike.

Why not read some of their posts.






Well done to all the students who completed the hike and a big thank you to Ms Hughes and Mr Kerrigan for giving up their weekend. It is much appreciated by us all.

Mrs L :)

Monday, April 4, 2011

Mia and her therapies!

Mia was at Peamount.....

"For my work experience I went to Peamount Hospital in Newbridge, I was in three different departments they were

1.Physio Therapy

2.Speech and Language Therapy and

3. Occupational therapy

I also went to the Audiology department to get information on what goes on there.

On Monday I went to human

Ellen and the babies.

Ellen really enjoyed her work experience....

"For my second week of work experience I went to The Purple Penguin Creche and Montassori in Oldtown Mill. I really enjoyed the week and didn't want to leave when it was over! The Creche is divided into different rooms and the children are put into

Friday, April 1, 2011

A truly musical night - Hayley tells all

Last night the Music Department held their annual Music Night. All TY's took part singing the song 'Mamma Said' by Dionne Bromfield.

We had lots of choreography and harmony parts too and had lots of practise time before hand. Everyone seemed to