Primary School Christmas Maths Course
for 5th & 6th Class

Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th December 2022

Designed for students currently in 5th and 6th class of primary school, our Christmas Maths Course aims to increase knowledge, understanding and confidence in this important subject and introduce students to the skills and techniques they will need to succeed in secondary school. Students can choose to attend this course onsite at our Leeson Street Campus or attend the online classes.

Here is what our students and parents have to say about our Primary School Maths Course:

All 5th and 6th class students attending our Primary School Maths Course will receive the following benefits:

  • Live classes delivered by our expert teachers.
  • The opportunity to interact with teachers and ask questions during classes.
  • Comprehensive course notes.
  • Access to recordings of the live classes to rewind, replay, re-watch until June 2023.

Topics Covered on this course are:

Problem solving

  • Problem-solving activity (Which doesn’t belong?) Reasoning and justification.
  • Directed numbers.

Integers and Identifying positive and negative numbers on virtual number line

  • Adding simple positive and negative numbers on virtual number line. Application within word based problems.
  • Further steps – explanation on concept of subtraction (Not in standard curriculum).
  • Rules and properties.

x ÷ + – Make the number activity (Countdown style)

  • Simple properties and rules about brackets and priority of operation.
  • Identify relationships and record symbolic rules for number patterns.
  • Deduce and record rules for given number patterns.
  • Applying within word-problems.
  • Variables.

Introduction to variables

  • Explore the concept of a variable in the context of simple patterns, tables and simple formulae and substitute values for variables.
  • Role of an = sign (Solving for variables).
  • Practice using variables – Translating to word problems using language of Maths discussed previously.
  • Equations.

Solving word problems with use of variables

  • Translate word problems with a variable into number sentences.
  • Solve one-step number sentences and equations.

The times for both of the 5th and 6th class courses are as follows. The classes will take place at the same time each day.

5th Class: 10:00am – 11:00am
6th Class: 11:15am – 12:15pm

The fee for this course is €55.

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.

Please click on each question below for an answer: 

Q: How long is the course?

A:       The course is designed to run over 3 days.

 

Q: How long is each class?

A:       Each class in the course is 60 minutes in duration.

 

Q: Is there separate classes for both 5th and 6th Class students?

A:       Yes, there are separate classes for both 5th and 6th Class students. Please refer to the timetable.

 

Q: Is it possible to receive copies of the Institute’s class notes?

A:       Yes. Our classes are supported by the Institute’s class notes.

 

Q: How will my child access their online courses?

A:       We will email you a link to the live classes for which your child is enrolled, along with a unique password.

 

Q: Who do I contact if my child has difficulty accessing their online classes:

A:       If you experience difficulties accessing your classes please contact our Helpdesk.

Below is some of the feedback we received from students who attended that course.

Below is some of the feedback we received from students who attended that course.

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