TY News

‘URock’

The URock planter and art piece is looking well this morning after the TY art module added more colour yesterday. They will be working on their designs for the sides of the planter over the next two weeks. They will be painting them on using spray paint and acrylic paint finished with varnish. We will […]

TY Trip To Amazing Achill

Our TY students had a fantastic time on Achill island last week. It was a very active trip with them up as early as 6am and enjoying the outdoors. Well done to them all on embracing the challenges and enjoying it all. Thank you to the teachers that accompanied them.  

Bank of Ireland, TY Academy

What do students learn? Students work on a business problem with students from other schools. Over the course of three days, they explore the areas of enterprise and innovation, and learn how to pitch their proposals in a “Dragon’s Den” environment. The Lean Canvas methodology used by many start-up companies provides students with the tools […]

TY Trip To National Gallery And Natural History Museum

The TY students that will do art for LC next year went on a tour of ‘Shaping Ireland’ at the National Gallery today. Thank you to our wonderful tour guide Sarah. She brought us through the five rooms showing us photography, paintings, sculpture and video work. This exhibition spans 250 years of Irish Landscape Art. […]

TY Photoshop Module

Today our TY’s produced some imaginative landscapes using Adobe Photoshop. The task was to have a location, fruit/veg plus a mode of transportation in the finished composition. They did so well and even flattened all the layers in order to change the format to a jpeg. Well done on emailing your jpeg as an attachment. […]