2nd Year February Midterm Revision Course

Tuesday 14 – Friday 17 February 2023
Prepare with confidence for Junior Cycle 2024 with our exam-focused February Midterm Revision Course. These 3-hour live-online and classroom based grinds give students the skills they need to succeed, with particular attention given to likely topics and question patterns, as well as exam skills and techniques.
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To learn more about what will be covered in these classes please select from the subject list below:

 

English (H)

This class focuses on improving student comprehension skills and the presentation of answers. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions, inputs and extra work.

Topics include:

  • What is Junior Cycle English?
  • Assessments
  • How to present your answer
  • General indicators of quality (what to include in your answers)
  • Answering unseen material
  • Language of Film
  • Short Films
  • Types of writing CBA2
  • Assessment Task

 

Irish (H)

This course will focus on language and grammar skills that students need to tackle the composition and comprehension sections of the course. Questions such as ‘when do I use tá instead of is?’ will be answered and focus will be placed on reading comprehension skills and writing personal responses and articles.
Topics:
  • The copula and sentence structure
  • Reading comprehension
  • Personal responses and article writing
  • Question phrases

 

Maths (H)

In this course students are introduced to key elements of the Junior Cycle Higher Level Maths syllabus.

Topics include:

Applied Arithmetic
Algebra
  • Factorisation
    • HCF
    • Difference of two Squares
    • Grouping
    • Quadratic Trinomials

Students can choose to attend classes either live online or onsite at our Lesson Street campus in Dublin City Centre. Please see the timetable below for details.

DateTimeSubjectLocation
Tues 14 Feb 202310am- 1pmEnglish (H)On-Line
Wed 15 Feb 202310am- 1pmMaths (H)On-Line
10am- 1pmEnglish (H)On-Site
Thurs 16 Feb 202310am- 1pmMaths (H)On-Site
10am- 1pmIrish (H)On-Line
Fri 17 Feb 202310am- 1pmIrish (H)On-Site
SubjectFee
1 Class€120
2 Classes€195
3 Classes€245

Please note:

  • Credit Card payments accepted.
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses. Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable

On-Site Lesson Street Classes – FAQ

Q: What subjects are available in Leeson Street?

A: Please refer to the ‘Timetable’ tab to view the list of subjects on offer at Leeson Street.

 

Q: If I enrol in a class in Leeson Street, can I also avail of classes online?

A: Yes, you can enrol in a combination of online and onsite classes.

 

Q: Are my onsite classes recorded?

A:  Yes, All classes, whether online or onsite, are recorded and available to students to watch back online for revision. All students will be sent login details for our student platform; Moodle, where they can watch back any of their classes.

 

Q: Are the class notes available online?

A: No, a hard copy will be provided to each student from the teacher for the subjects they enrol in.

 

Q: How long is each class?

A: Each class lasts 3 hours.

 

Q: How much is the fee per subject?

A: This depends on the number of subjects taken. Please refer to the fees table to see a list of fees.

 

Q: Are the classes conducted ‘lecture style’ or are students free to ask questions?

A: Our classes are run in more lecture style than most students might be used to in school. However they are also interactive and our teachers use a variety of methods to ensure that students can ask questions and contribute to the class.

Online Midterm Revision Course – FAQ

Q: What subjects are available Online?

A: Please refer to the ‘Timetable’ tab to view the list of subjects on offer online.

 

Q: How do I access my online grinds classes?

A: Students enrolled on the course will receive an email from us containing their unique login details and links to access their chosen subjects. Login credentials will be sent in advance of course start date. Only those details sent to you will enable you to successfully access classes online.

 

Q: How are the online grinds hosted?

A: All online classes are hosted live on Microsoft Teams. The links to the classes are accessed via Moodle. Students must sign into both Moodle and MS Teams with the @instituteofeducation.ie login credentials sent to the student.

 

Q: Are the online classes pre-recorded?

A: No, each online class is taught live as per the timetable. Recordings of classes will be available after each live class is completed. These can then be replayed as a revision aid.

 

Q: Will I have access to recordings of the classes?

A: Yes, recordings of classes will be available after each live class is completed. These can then be replayed as a revision aid. These will be available up until the end of the State exams 2023.

 

Q: What do I need access the classes?

A: We would advise that all students enrolling in our online classes have the following:
• Access to a reliable wifi service.
• Access to a PC, Laptop, Tablet, or similar device.
• We would not recommend using a mobile phone.
• Headphones/earphones.

 

Q: If I'm attending the online classes will I have access to the notes?

A: Yes, students enrolled in online classes will receive a delivery of notes for each chosen subject. Please allow five working days for delivery from the time of booking.

 

Q: Are the class notes available online?

A: No, a hard copy will be posted out to each student for the subjects they enrol in.

 

Q: What style are the classes conducted in? Can students ask questions?

A: Our on-line classes are interactive, and teachers will use a variety of methods to ensure that students can learn and understand and feel comfortable asking questions verbally and using chat function and contributing to the class.