TY 2020/21 Surfing in Curracloe

Big thanks to Surf Shack for organising a great session!

TY Interview Skills

Winner of best interview, Laura Prendergastreceiving her prize, four runners up: Jane Sutton, Ella Dunphy, Donna Sinnott and Charlotte Maher. Prizes presented by Sheena Murphyfrom the Credit Union and Myles Courtneyfrom the Lions Club. Huge thanks to Sheena, Myles, Michael Seale and Carloline Lyons for teaching all our TY students interview skills. 

Soroptimist Public Speaking

Seven TY students competed in a public speaking competition on Wednesday 5th of November. Four girls were selceted to represent St. Mary's in the Soroptimist Public Speaking competition on Thursday 21st of November in the Riverbank Hotel, Wexford. Their topics were: The empowerment of Women, Is plastic killing our world ? and Positive Mental Health is essential to thriving in life. Best of luck girls! 



Hill Walking

On Tuesday 5th of November Transition Year students from 4.2 enjoyed a hill walking trip to Counmshingaun Lake in the Comeragh Mountains.


TY Team Building and Leadership

All TY Studetns recently participated in a Team Building and Leadership workshop. The key learning outcomes included:

  • An understanding of how productivity-driven behaviour begins with the end in mind
  • A recognition of thevalue of obtaining, evaluating and applying information/ advice
  • A determination of the power of effective planning and the conviction to do it
  • The ability to work smarter not harder
  • An understanding of the importance of asking, "What's Possible?"
  • An awareness of the importance of controlling environmental pressures
  • The ability to distinguish between results and activity