Category: TY News

All you need to know about the latest news in Transition Year

Transition Year Applications

Students applying for Transition Year must download and complete the Application Form below, making sure to fill in all sections. It is important that you think about what you want to achieve in Transition Year and that you set goals for yourself in order to make the most of the year. When complete, the form …

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Careers Information

Dear Parent, Thank you for your attendance and attention at our Senior Options evening, please see link to the Qualifax website as promised. When you get into the site,  click into the following links to help you make more informed subject choices: Students/Subject Choice/Subject Requirements Module/Leaving Cert Subjects Best regards, William Culkeen  

Daffodil Day 2014

Well done to ourTransition Year students who raised €980 today for the Irish Cancer Society.

Garda Road Safety Talk

On the 27th of February, Garda Hugh McHugh came in to the school to give us a talk on road safety. Hugh explained to us the importance of wearing seatbelts and respecting the rules of the road. He showed us many graphic videos that showed us the importance of not drinking and driving , driving …

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TY Student Report: Ski Trip

On the 8th of February some of the TY students are going to Lavarone in Italy to go skiing. We are going until the 14th of February. We are getting a bus from the school to Dublin Airport and then by plane to Milan Airport then by bus to the ski resort. We will be …

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TY Student Report: Guys and Dolls

The TYs of BCS performed the musical Guys and Dolls on the 12th – 14th of December. There were three evening shows and two shows during the day one for the primary school and another for the students of BCS. Guys and Dolls was written in the 1930′s, concerning gangsters, gamblers, and other characters of the …

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BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2014

Our first-ever entrants to the BT Young Scientist: Alannah Hynes, Seana Gilrane and Anna Garvey at their stand. Well done to all involved including their parents, sponsors and Mr O’Rourke who assisted the team with their application and entry.

TY3 Petersburg Trip Student Report

On Thursday 26th September, we went to Petersburg Adventure Centre in Clonbur. When we got  there we got briefed on what we were going to be doing for the day , our mentors told us that we were going to be going gorge walking and doing the obstacle course. We were given our wet suits …

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TY3 Retreat Student Report

On the 10th of October, our TY class went on retreat to Ballintubber Abbey for the day. Firstly we had some biscuits and tea to wake us up a little, then we started the activities which centered around reflection and meditation. We learned a lot about peer pressure and all the different masks that people …

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Mayo GAA star Andy Moran calls in to BCS

Today we welcomed Andy Moran to BCS. He called in to receive a cheque for