CBS Roscommon Transition Year

CBS Roscommon invites Transition Year Students to reach heights they never knew possible, to start the climb of opportunity, experience diversity, challenge and enjoyment. Transition Year encourages students to rise to new challenges and to follow new roads of experience. Our students are exposed to a vast array of projects and subjects, modules and extra-curricular activities. They practise new methods of learning and are given opportunities to improve their social and communication skills.

Courses and Subjects

  • Business and Enterprise
  • French and Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Construction Studies
  • Science
  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • Applied Maths
  • Agricultural Science
  • Local Studies
  • Debating
  • Media Studies and Computers
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Art

Programmes and Awards

  • Work experience
  • Career Guidance
  • Fundraising
  • The Gaisce President’s Award
  • Garda Youth Achievement Award
  • First Aid
  • Road Safety
  • The Young Entrepreneur Programme
  • Mental Health
  • Peer Mediation and Conflict Management
  • Health and Safety

Social Programmes

  • Ball room dancing
  • Swimming

Transition Year Policy available on request from the school.

Work Experience Module

Students will be required to participate in their work experience every Wednesday for the duration of the school year.  Further changes for this academic year is the inclusion of a third session of work experience. It is the responsibility of each student to source a suitable work experience that is reflective of their career hopes after they have completed the Leaving Certificate. The dates for each session of work experience are as follows:


Our work experience policy outlines the expectations of this important aspect of Transition Year.