On Saturday the 24th of May 2014, 51 Transition Year students came into school to sit the Youth Chinese Test (Level 1) organised by the UCD Confucius Institute in Ireland. The exam aims to test their competence in basic Chinese Mandarin. A pass at this level indicates that the candidate is able to understand and use a range of the most common Chinese Mandarin phrases and sentences. Results will be available on the 24th June 2014. The three TY groups have been studying Chinese language and culture with Miss Hy.