Incoming 1st Year Taster Day

Rathdown School is delighted to offer 6th class students the opportunity to experience a morning in Secondary school filled with new friends and activities as part of Rathdown Taster Day. 

Arrange to Visit Us

Advance booking for our Taster Day is essential. Incoming 1st Year Taster Day will take place on Friday 6th December 2019

To register please complete the Rathdown Senior School Taster Day for 6th Class - 6th December 2019 Application Form

Please contact the Registrar for more information for 2019.

The girls will get to meet fellow 2020 First Year classmates and explore their future surroundings while taking part in taster subjects followed by some delicious lunch. As part of our programme to support the transition to Rathdown School, we offer girls the opportunity to spend a morning experiencing some of the different and exciting subject areas and activities.

Please complete our booking form for the Taster Day

 

 

 

What happens on 1st Year Taster Day

The girls will get to meet fellow 2020 First year classmates and explore their future surroundings while taking part in taster subjects followed by some delicious lunch. As part of our programme to support the transition to Rathdown School, we offer girls the opportunity to spend a morning experiencing some of the different and exciting subject areas and activities.

Taster days run from 9.30am to 1.30pm and feature a series of fun and educational activities such as Science, Drama, Music, PE and HE.

The girls take part in lessons, perhaps play some sport, enjoy a drama or music lesson, and meet their future classmates, ensuring that the transition to Rathdown is a smooth as it can possibly be.

Registration: After registering, girls will be assigned to groups and take part in a series of fun activities that will inspire and provide them with a taste of senior school life.

Lunch: Girls will be able to meet up and socialise with members of the other groups during morning break and lunchtime. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Our canteen offers a wide choice of options to suit most tastes and dietary requirements.

Clothing and equipment: Girls should wear casual clothes with trainers and a jacket so that they are comfortable and able to take part in a PE session. We will provide any equipment the students may need for their lessons.

Collection: Students should be collected at 1.30pm from the Senior School Canteen, where staff members will be available to answer any questions.