Transition Year

Eco Carn – Wildflowers of Carndonagh Calendar 2021

Wild Flowers 2020

By Ciara Gimore & Cian McGonigle TYF

On Thursday, 17th September, Ms Yvonne O’Brien took our class on a trip around Carndonagh to take some photographs of wild flowers and plants as our TY photography module.

We walked around Carn taking photos of natural wild flowers. Carmel Doherty, the formal vice principal of Carndonagh Community School joined us on this trip and shared some fascinating information about different types of wild flowers and also invasive species.

Read more: Eco Carn – Wildflowers of Carndonagh Calendar 2021

Transition Year Third Space Programme Application

thirdspaceThird Space is a project supported through €3.99m of EU funding under the European Union's Peace IV programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB,

We are very fortunate to have the Third Space Project on board again this year. The team delivered a successful programme last year with all our TY students and focused on areas such as Teamwork, Healthy Lifestyles, Personal Developmemt, Prejudice and Discrimination, video production etc. The team developed a close bond with all the students and they became an added feature to CCS.

In order for TY students to avail of the project in 2020/21, parents/guardians must fill in the forms where necessary (standard PEACE form for all) and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 14th August 2020.

docxDOWNLOAD Third Space Referral Form

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PLEASE NOTE: It may not be possible to complete the forms on a mobile phone as Microsoft Word is required. It will be necessary to click "Enable Editing" (top of documents) in order to make them accessible. This is also the case for printing.

Transition Year Mentor Programme - Application Form

Mentor TY 1st Year

Incoming TY pupils can now apply to become mentors for incoming First Year pupils. The first few months of secondary school can be a daunting time. TYs can help guide first years in a very meaningful way by offering support, advice or a listening ear. To put yourself forward for this important responsibility, please click the link below and complete the form.

TY Mentor Application Form 2020-2021

Introducing Timmy & Bloom, TY Mascots for 2020

TY Mascots 2020

The competition has ended to name the TY Mascots. Say hello to Timmy & Bloom! The cute lambs belong to Chaylee Greene TYC and Danny Mc Laughlin TYD. Thanks to everyone who participated and suggested a name.