Easter Revision Courses

JUNIOR AND LEAVING CERTIFICATE

Intensive One Day Revision Courses running over Easter, 2018

  • Courses run for a full day in each subject
  • 9:30am- 3:30pm for Junior Cert subjects
  • 9:30am- 5:30pm for Leaving Cert subjects
  • A deposit of 50 must be paid in advance to secure the students place
  • All students will receive detailed notes, exam paper techniques and tips ahead of the state exams
  • Spaces limited to 8/10 students depending on course

Mock orals will also be run over this period in French, Irish and Spanish.

We also have Supervised Study running during Easter.

LEAVING CERTificate TIMETABLE

All Leaving Certificate courses run 9:30am- 5:30pm daily

JUNIOR CERTificate TIMETABLE

All Junior Certificate courses run 9:30am- 3:30pm daily

Please note: Maths is split into two separate courses for each paper

Leaving certificate fees

1 subject - €150
2 subjects- €250
3 subjects- €350

SUBJECTS- €450

Mock Oral: €30 

Junior Certificate Fees

1 subject - €125
2 subjects- €225
3 subjects- €325

 4 SUBJECTS- 425

***SPECIAL OFFER: Maths Paper 1 & Maths Paper 2 for €200***

TOPICS COVERED IN COURSES

 LEAVING CERT Subjects

LEAVING CERT BUSINESS 

Breakdown of the paper, recommended timings and question structuring.

Exam question predictions for LC 2018.

Sample answers provided.

Topics covered:

·         The Acts and Contract Law

·         Marketing, Expansion & Ratios

·         Insurance & Management Skills & Activities

·         Business Ownership, Ethics & Social Responsibility and the Government

·         Applied Business Question (ABQ) & International Environment 

Leaving cert History 

  • Exam Paper Timing & Layout- How long students have for each section including documents and the 3 essays.
  • Exam Marking Scheme and Essay Structure- How to structure your essays, essay length, paragraph numbers, introduction and conclusion.
  • Tips on answering the Document Question- specific language and terms explained.

2 TOPICS WILL BE COVERED DEPENDING ON STUDENT NEEDS

Ireland:

  • The Pursuit of Sovereignty & Impact of Partition 1912- 49
  • Politics and Society in Northern Ireland 1949- 93

Europe & the Wider World:

  • USA 1945- 89
  • Dictatorship & Democracy 1920- 45

LEAVING CERT PHYSICS

Breakdown of the paper and most common questions

Topics to be covered will be:

  • Light, Sound and Waves
  • Mechanics
  • Heat and Temperature
  • Modern Physics
  • Electricity
  • Experiment Questions

LEAVING CERT BIOLOGY 

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated

✔Unit 2: Biochemistry- Enzymes, Photosynthesis, Respiration, Chemical Equations

✔Unit 2: Genetics- DNA, Genetic Crosses, Variation & Evolution

✔Unit 3: Human Systems & Plant Biology

LEAVING CERT AG- SCIENCE

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated.

✔Tips for Oral interview and project ( if not already handed up)

✔Soil

✔Grassland & Crops

✔Livestock

LEAVING CERT ACCOUNTANCY

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout- How long students have for each section.

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated.

✔Company Accounts

✔Manufacturing Accounts

✔Ratios/ Budgets

✔Suspense

ORDINARY LEVEL MATHS- PAPER 1

(Maths papers are separate courses- 1 day for each)

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Algebra

✔Complex Numbers

✔Applied Arithmetic

✔Calculus

ORDINARY LEVEL MATHS- PAPER 2

(Maths papers are separate courses- 1 day for each)

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Line

✔Circle

✔Statistics

✔Probability

LEAVING CERT CHEMISTRY

Breakdown of the paper and most common questions

How to use the log tables

Topics covered:

  • Atomic Structure/ Radioactivity and Periodic Table
  • Rates of Reaction
  • Water Analysis
  • Fundamental Maths and Using the Mole
  • Fundamental Maths 2, Gas and Titrations
  • Organic Chemistry Synthesis/ Fuels

 HIGHER LEVEL MATHS PAPER 2

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Probability

✔Statistics

✔Trigonometry

✔Geometry & Learned Material

higher level ENGLISH

✔Paper 1 Exam Paper Timing & Language Styles Revision

✔King Lear: Character, Theme and Imagery

✔Comparative in a Snapshot- Key Terms to know

✔Poetry of Montague

✔Unseen Poetry Approach

JUNIOR CERT Subjects

JUNIOR CERT History

Tutor has examined for the State Examinations Commission and will go through the common mistakes made by students in the history exam.

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout- Which questions are worth the most marks and how much time should students spend on each.

✔Marking Scheme & tips on HOW to study history.

✔People in History Questions- What students need to know. Sample essays will be provided.

✔Q5 Source Questions- How to answer the document and how to approach account questions.

✔Long Q6- Students will be given notes on all sections and account questions will be covered in detail.

JUNIOR CERT BUSINESS

Exam Paper Timing & Layout- How long students have for each section.

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated.

✔Budgets/ Bus Accounts

✔Trading Profit & Loss/ Club Accounts

✔Ledger Accounts

All of the above are guaranteed questions on the Junior Cert Business Exam.

higher level MATHS PAPER 1

(Maths papers are separate courses- 1 day for each)

Tutor has examined for the State Examinations Commission and will go through the common mistakes made by students in the maths exam.

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout- Topic layout for Paper 1

higher level MATHS PAPER 2

(Maths papers are separate courses- 1 day for each)

Tutor has examined for the State Examinations Commission and will go through the common mistakes made by students in the maths exam.

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout-  Topic layout for Paper 2

JUNIOR CERT SCIENCE

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated

✔Biology: Definitions & Diagrams

✔Chemistry: Definitions, Chemical Equations & Experiments

✔Physics: Definitions, Working with Formula & Experiments

JUNIOR CERT IRISH

✔Exam Paper Timing & Layout

✔Listening Skills- Cluastuiscint

✔Poetry and Prose

✔Creative Writing- Essay & Letter Writing

JUNIOR CERT ENGLISH

✔Tutor examined last years new JC English paper for the State Examinations Commission and therefore has an in depth knowledge of the new layout and exam format

✔Exam Paper Structure & Timing

✔Exam Marking Scheme and how those marks are allocated

✔Approaching the new format of the JC English paper

✔New topics that have come up on the paper including infographics, analysing websites, blogs, detailed stagecraft

✔Approaches to drama, studied texts and poetry