Christmas Revision for 5th Year Students

Monday 28th – Thursday 31st December 2020

This 4-day Christmas Revision course provides 5th year students with expert tuition, high quality notes and key techniques to enable them to achieve their maximum potential in their exams.

The course provides students with both live online classes, where they can interact and engage directly with the teacher, and pre-recorded tutorials, which will be made available to the students in advance and after the course is finished.  All classes will be supported by The Institute of Education’s legendary class notes, which support tuition. These will be provided free of charge and will be delivered in December, in advance of the course start.

**Book before 1st December to avail of our special 2 for 1 offer**

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Students attending this course receive the following benefits:

  • Live interactive classes delivered by our expert teachers, during the course week.
  • Pre-recorded tutorials.
  • The opportunity to interact with teachers and ask questions during all online live classes.
  • Comprehensive course notes.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.


To learn more about what will be covered on the 5th Year Christmas Revision course, please select from the subject list below:


5th Year Classes


Biology (H)

This course is designed for 5th year students studying Higher Level Biology. Classes are exam-centered and particular attention is paid to past papers. The course is delivered by an experienced examiner of Leaving Cert Higher Level Biology who places strong emphasis on exam technique/keywords and the marking scheme. Worksheets will also be given to help students gain an understanding of experiments associated with the higher level Biology course.

Topics from:

  • Scientific method.
  • Cell structure.
  • Cell diversity.
  • Food.
  • Enzymes & advanced enzymes.
  • Movement of molecules.
  • Energy carriers.
  • The breathing system.
  • Human nutrition (digestive system).
  • Blood & circulatory system including heart.
  • Lymphatic system.
  • Monera.
  • Fungi.
  • Viruses.
  • Plant structure and transport.


English (H)

This course provides a detailed analysis of the prescribed material for Leaving Certificate English in 2022, with emphasis on providing the student with a solid foundation for further progress in 6th year.

Topics from:

Day 1: A study of two poets in detail – running through a selection of their anthology.

Day 2:  How to answer a prescribed poetry question.  Sample answers.

Day 3:  A comprehensive review of the Single Text – Othello.  Including character analysis, Theme and Language.

Day 4:  How to answer a Single Text question.


French (H)

This course gives a comprehensive overview of key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level French syllabus.

Topics from:

  • Grammar
    6 core tenses- their formation and use.
  • Reading comprehension
    Key aspects of reading comprehension.
    Exam technique.
  • Listening comprehension
    Key aspects of exam technique and vocabulary.
  • Written production
    All areas of the written exam covered, including diary entries, informal and formal letters and abstract topics.
  • Oral production
    Key exam techniques and strategies for success in the oral exam.


Irish (H)

This course prepares students for success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish exam.

Topics from:

  • Grammar
    Core tenses: The noun and adjective, focusing on their application in written and spoken Irish.
  • Listening comprehension
    Exam technique and vocabulary.
  • Reading comprehension
    Sample comprehension covering key aspects of this question.
  • Oral Irish
    Some picture sequences and key topics.
  • Written production
    Sample written pieces will be discussed with vocabulary and ideas relevant to various other compositions.
  • An introduction to prescribed prose and poetry


Maths (H)

In this course students cover key elements of the Senior Cycle Higher Level Maths syllabus.

Topics from:

  • Algebra 1.
  • Algebra 2.
  • Powers and Logs.
  • Co-ordinate geometry of the line.
  • Trigonometry.

Below are the timetables for each daily session time and the classes that will be run during those sessions.

Please see below the fees for this course.
*NOTE: We have a special 2 for 1 offer that is available until Tuesday 1st December.

Special Offer Prices (Until 1st December)

No. of SubjectsPriceCost Per Additional Subject

Normal Offer Prices (From 1st December)

No. of SubjectsPriceCost Per Additional Subject

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:       This course will be run over 4 day during the Christmas break. It will run from Monday 28th – Thursday 31st Dec.


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

A:       Yes. Our online classes are supported by the Institute’s exam-focused class notes which will be delivered to students homes FREE of charge. Please allow five working days for delivery.


Q: How will I access my online courses?

A:       We will email you a link to the live classes for which you are enrolled, along with a unique password. Please allow one working day from time of booking.


Q: Who do I contact if I have difficulty accessing my online classes:

A:       If you experience difficulties accessing your classes please contact

9am-10.15amEnglish (Higher)
Maths (Higher)
10.45am - 12.00pmEnglish (Higher)
Maths (Higher)
12.30pm - 1.45pmIrish (Higher)
2.15pm - 3.30pmBiology (Higher)
9.00am - 10.15amIrish (Higher)
10.45am - 12.00pmEnglish (Higher)
12.30pm - 1.45pmMaths (Higher)
2.15pm - 3.30pmBiology (Higher)