Revision Course 1
for 6th Year Students

This Online Revision Course is comprised of live recordings, and comprehensive notes, from our Online Christmas Revision Course. All classes from our Christmas Revision Course were recorded live so students who missed the opportunity to attend our course can still avail of the classes through this Revision Course. Once enrolled in this course, you will also be able to access and review the recordings as many times as you wish right up to the end of the State Exams in June 2022.

You can be assured that the quality of this online course will be of the same exceptional standard as is expected from an in-class experience.

Students enrolling in this course will receive:

  • Complete recordings of the classes delivered online by our exceptional teachers via Microsoft Teams during the Christmas Break.
  • Access to the recordings of live classes to replay, rewind and re-watch as often as they wish up to the end of the 2022 Leaving Cert Exams.
  • The Institute’s legendary class notes to support tuition.

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Students on this course will receive:

  • Complete recordings of the classes delivered online by our exceptional teachers via Microsoft Teams during the Christmas Break.
  • Access to the recordings of live classes to replay, rewind and re-watch as often as they wish up to the end of the 2022 Leaving Cert Exams.
  • The Institute’s legendary class notes to support tuition.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.

 

To learn more about what will be covered on this course, please select from the subject list below.

 

Accounting (H)

This course covers the most important areas on the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Accounting syllabus. It includes comprehensive notes with questions and detailed solutions, which will empower students to answer Leaving Certificate Higher Level questions to a H1 standard.

Topics from:

  • Final Accounts including all the main adjustments as follows
    • Purchase and sale of fixed assets
    • Suspense
    • Bank reconciliation statements
    • VAT
    • Bad debts provision
    • Sale or return
    • Goods in transit
    • Investment income
    • Debenture interest
    • Patents
    • Revaluation
  • Accounts of non-trading organisations which will include
    • The accumulated fund
    • The bar trading account
    • The income and expenditure account
    • The balance sheet
    • Theory
  • Marginal costing which includes the following
    • Breakeven point
    • Margin of safety
    • Breakeven diagram
    • Sensitivity analysis
    • Theory
  • Incomplete Records
    • Preparing a full set of accounts from insufficient information
    • Theory

 

Agricultural Science (H)

This course covers key elements of the Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science syllabus.

Topics from:

  • The three main Animal Enterprises
    Dairying, beef production and sheep production.
  • Grass
    Grassland management, silage and hay production.

 

Biology (H)

This course is structured to ensure students achieve the best results possible in their Leaving Certificate Higher Level Biology exam.

Due to syllabus length, Biology is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Scientific Method
  • Food
  • Ecology
  • Diffusion and Osmosis
  • Enzymes
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration

Section B – Topics from:

  • Blood
  • Heart
  • Lymphatic System
  • Human Breathing
  • Human Digestion
  • Excretion
  • Nervous System
  • Human Reproduction
  • Endocrine System
  • The Senses

 

Business (H)

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

Due to syllabus length, Business is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

  • Preparation for A.B.Q for Unit 4
  • People in Business/Contract
  • Consumer Conflict.
  • Industrial Relations.
  • Enterprise
  • Introduction to Management
  • Management Skills and Activities.
  • Preparation on short Questions

Section B – Topics from:

  • Preparation for A.B.Q Unit 5
  • Preparation for A.B.Q Unit 6
  • Marketing
  • Expansion
  • Getting started and Business Plans
  • Business Organisations
  • Business Scene
  • Community Development
  • Preparation for Short Questions

 

Chemistry (H)

This course covers key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Chemistry paper.

Due to syllabus length, Chemistry is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A – Topics from:

This section focuses on the stoichiometry skills based component of the Chemistry course. It provides the mathematical skills (moles etc.) needed to solve the stoichiometry questions that may appear on the exam paper.

  • Stoichiometry (moles, concentrations, limiting reactants, % yields)
  • Oxidation and reduction
  • Volumetric analysis
  • Chemical equilibrium

Please bring periodic table and calculator

Section B – Topics from:

This section covers some of the main mandatory experiments examined in the compulsory Section A of the exam paper.

  • Periodic Table.
  • Radioactivity.
  • Bohr.
  • Organic Chemistry (Theory).

Please bring periodic table and calculator

 

Economics (H)

This course allows students to gain an in-depth knowledge of the important sections on the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Economics syllabus and prepares them for answering questions to the highest standard.

Due to syllabus length, Economics is divided into Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A (Micro-Economics) – Topics from:

  • The Market Economy
    • Economic goods.
    • Consumer behaviour assumptions.
    • The Law of diminishing marginal utility.
    • The Equi-Marginal Principle.
    • Consumer surplus.
    • Movements along and shifts in demand and supply curves.
    • Exceptions to the Law of demand and the law of supply.
    • Equilibrium in the Market place.
    • Technology and the consumer.
  • Elasticity:
    • Price elasticity of demand.
    • Income elasticity of demand.
    • Factors affecting elasticity.
    • Uses of elasticity.
  • Cost of Production:
    • Short-run and long-run.
    • The law of diminishing marginal returns.
    • Diagrams of short-run and long-run cost curves.
    • Economies and diseconomies of scale.
    • Profit maximisation.

 

Section B (Macro-Economics) – Topics from:

  • National Income:
    • The calculation of national income.
      o The circular flow of income.
      o The multiplier.
      o The uses and weaknesses of national income statistics.
  • The Government:

o The Budget.
o National debt.
o The taxation system.
o Privatisation versus nationalisation.
o Direct tax versus indirect tax.

  • International Trade:

o The law of comparative advantage.
o Exchange rates.
o The balance of payments.
o The terms of trade and the importance of international trade to a small open economy.

  • Money and Banking:

o Credit creation.
o Consumer price index.
o Banking regulation.
o The European Central Bank.

 

  • Miscellaneous Section:

o Economic systems.
o Less developed economies.
o Up to date economic statistics

 

English (H)

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

The following topics will be covered: 

  • The Key elements of
    • The Language of Persuasion
    • The Language of Argument
  • An approach to Reading Comprehension Question A
  • Personal Essay Writing
  • The Key Characters in Othello
  • The General Vision and Viewpoint and Literary Genre

Notes will also be provided on:

  • How to write a Poetry essay
  • WB Yeats Poetry
  • Elizabeth Bishop Poetry

Time management in the different sections of the examination papers will also be covered and students are free to discuss any difficulties or problems encountered in English wi

 

 

French (H)

This course will focus on preparing students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level French paper in June.

Topics from:

  • The exam paper – technique and time management.
  • Key questions for the listening comprehension tests and how to answer them.
  • Opinion piece writing.
  • Diary writing.
  • E-mail writing.
  • Revision of key tenses, present of the indicative past tenses and future, conditional.
  • Notes for the ‘’ aural’’.

 

Geography (H)

This intensive course prepares students for exam success in Leaving Certificate Higher Level Geography.

Due to syllabus length, Geography is divided into Section A, Section B and Section C. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A (Patterns & Processes in the physical environment) – Topics from:

  • Plate tectonics – destructive boundaries and volcanoes
  • Rocks – weathering and karst landscapes
  • Human interaction with the rock cycle
  • Landforms – processes and features of fluvial and coastal erosion
  • Isostasy and exam skills

Section B (Regional Geography) – Topics from:

  • Concept of a region
  • Irish core and periphery
  • European core and periphery
  • Development of urban centres
  • Complexity of regions

Section C (Elective Unit: Patterns & Processes in the Human Environment) – Topics from:

  • Population Distribution and Population Density
  • Population Growth
  • Overpopulation
  • Maps & Aerial photographs
  • Migration – Rural to Urban Migration, Irish Migration Trends, Religious and Ethnic Issues
  • Urban Land Use

 

German (H)

Classes in this intensive course are exam-focused and students are encouraged to gain confidence in their language skills.

Topics from:

  • Reading comprehension
    Students are introduced to both journalistic/ literary styles of texts, with in-depth concentration on answering skills/techniques.
  • Aural comprehension
    Listening skills required for LC Aural.
  • Written
    How to structure German sentences, with special emphasis on written tasks for the exam.
  • Written themes/ in-depth written technique covered
  • How to get the H1 grade in the exam
  • Grammar
    Cases.
    Tenses.
    Word order.
    Relative pronouns.

 

History (H)

This course is designed to help student prioritise work that needs to be done in preparation for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level History exam in June in an organised and structured way.

Section A – Irish History

Module 1: Sovereignty and Partition, 1912-1949.

Topics will include:

  • Unionist resistance to Home Rule, 1912-1914.
  • 1916 Rising.
  • The rise of ‘new’ Sinn Fein.
  • The War of Independence.
  • The Treaty negotiations.
  • The Irish Civil War.
  • The contribution of Michael Collins.
  • Physical force in Irish affairs, 1912-1923.
  • Sample answer essay pack.

Module2: Politics and Society in Northern Ireland, 1949-1993.
This module is nominated for the compulsory documents section of the Leaving Certificate exam in 2022.

Topics to include:

  • Society and Culture in Northern Ireland
  • The Apprentice Boys of Derry.
  • The Coleraine University controversy.
  • Tips on how to manage and answer the Documents Section of the exam paper.

Section B – European History

Module 1: Dictatorship and Democracy, 1920-1945.

Topics to include:

  • Origins and growth of fascist movements in Europe.
  • The strengths and weaknesses of Weimar Germany.
  • Hitler and his totalitarian regime.
  • The Nuremberg rallies and Nazi propaganda.
  • Britain between the Wars.
  • Sample answer essay pack.

Module 2: The United States and the Wider World, 1945-1989.

Topics to include:

  • The US economic boom and the impact on people’s lives.
  • The Age of Consensus.
  • The Montgomery bus boycott.
  • The contribution of Martin Luther King.
  • Truman, US foreign policy and the Berlin airlift.
  • McCarthyism and the Red Scare.
  • The changing role of women and family.
  • Sample answer essay pack.

 

History of Art (H)

This course gives a comprehensive overview of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Art History syllabus.

Section Two (European Art)

  • Introduction to The Italian Renaissance and Raphael
  • Michelangelo: Sculpture

Section One (Art in Ireland)

  • The Bronze Age and The Iron Age

Section Three (Appreciation of Art)

  • Graphic Design

 

Home Economics (H)

This course covers the theory section using very precise notes. Past exam questions linked to the area being studied are analysed, providing a valuable insight into how the marking scheme is applied.

Topics:

  • Day 1
    • Fat Soluble Vitamins
    • Carbohydrates
    • Minerals
    • Water Soluble Vitamins
    • Digestion
  • Day 2
    • Meat
    • Fish
    • Yoghurt
    • Fruit/Vegetables
  • Day 3
    • Yeast
    • Commercial Preservation
    • Domestic Preservation
    • Food Laws/Food Safety Agencies
  • Day 4
    • Heart Disease
    • Obesity
    • Coeliac Disease
    • How to answer Short questions
  • Day 5
    • Irish Food Industry
    • Sensory Analysis
    • Food Additives
    • How to approach Question 1 B (a) Analysis of Charts/Tables

 

Irish (H)

This course aims to  maximise the student’s ability to achieve the highest possible grade in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish exam.

  • Comprehensive questions and answers are covered in all sections, with specific emphasis on how marks are allocated.
  • Many grammatical areas required for a H1 grade will be covered, with full and comprehensive notes supplied.
  • In relation to the ’literature’ sections of the exam, in-depth notes are supplied and explained throughout the course.

Topics from:

  • Ceapadóireacht.
  • Léamhthuiscint.
  • Gramadach.
  • Filiocht.
  • Prós.
  • Cluastuiscint.
  • An Triail.
  • Filiocht: Ceist 4F.

 

Applied Maths (H)

This course aims to build on students’ knowledge of the course. Each day will focus on the approaches used to solve different questions in the marking schemes. Emphasis will also be put on exam strategies.

Topics from:

  • Linear Motion
  • Projectiles
  • Connected Particles
  • Impacts and Collisions
  • Relative Velocity

Please bring maths tables and calculator

 

Maths (H)

This course covers the essential methods, formulae and procedures required for success in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths Papers 1 & 2. Comprehensive notes are presented and fully worked solutions, with a huge number of examples, are provided.

Due to syllabus length, the Maths course is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Please Note

This is part one of a two part course. The second part will be delivered during our Easter Revision Course. The Easter Revision Course will cover different material.

Paper 1:

  • Algebra
  • Graphs
  • Powers, Logs
  • Sequences and Series
  • Patterns

Paper 2:

  • Trigonometry
  • Practical Trigonometry
  • Areas and Volumes
  • Co-ordinate Geometry: The Line
  • Co-ordinate Geometry: The Circle

Bring maths tables and calculator

 

Maths (H) Fast Pace

This course is designed for students whose ambition is at least a H3 in the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths exam. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of the methods and on the application of these methods to practical problems. Also stressed is the ability to recognise appropriate methods when presented with new looking questions. Comprehensive notes are presented and fully worked solutions, with a huge number of examples, are provided.

Due to syllabus length, Maths is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Paper 1:

  • Algebra
  • Graphs
  • Powers, Logs
  • Sequences and Series
  • Patterns

Paper 2:

  • Trigonometry
  • Practical Trigonometry
  • Areas and Volumes
  • Co-ordinate Geometry: The Line
  • Co-ordinate Geometry: The Circle

Please bring maths tables and calculator

 

Maths (O)

This course covers the essential methods, formulae and procedures required for success in the Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level Maths exam.

Due to syllabus length, Maths is divided into Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Maths (O) Paper 1 – Topics:

  • Algebra
    • Equations
      • Quadratic
      • Simultaneous
  • Complex Numbers
    • Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
    • Plotting on an Argand Diagram
    • Modulus
    • Solving quadratics and Verify roots
  • Calculus
    • Rules (How to Differentiate)
    • Applications
    • Max and Min turning points of curves
    • Applications
    • Equations of tangents to curves
    • Rates of change
  • Functions & Graphs
    • Types of Graphs
    • Questions relating Calculus & Graphs

 

Maths (O) Paper 2 – Topics from:

  • Coordinate geometry
    • The Line
  • Coordinate geometry
    • The Circle
  • Trigonometry
    • Arc Length and Area of a Sector
    • Right Angled Triangle Rules
  • Trigonometry
    • Non-Right Angled Triangle Rules
    • Area
    • Sine Rule
    • Cosine Rule
  • Transformations
    • Translations
    • Symmetry
    • Dilations

Please bring maths tables and calculator

 

Music (H)

The Topics that will be covered during this Music Revision Course are:

  • Major Melody
  • Major Harmony
  • Mozart

 

Physics (H)

This course gives an intensive overview of key elements of the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Physics exam.

Due to syllabus length, Physics is divided into two separate sections, Section A and Section B. Each section is treated as a separate subject when calculating fees.

Section A:

  • Vectors, linear motion horizontal and vertical.
  • Pressure, Boyle’s law and equilibrium.
  • Waves, Doppler Effect and the Physics of stretched strings.
  • Reflection and refraction of light.
  • Temperature and Specific Heat capacity.

Section B:

  • Electric charge, electric fields and Coulomb’s law.
  • Resistivity, resistance and conduction.
  • Magnetic fields and semiconductors.
  • Photoelectric effect and x-rays.
  • Nuclear fission, nuclear fusion and mass energy conversion.

Bring maths tables, past papers and calculator

 

Politics & Society (H)

Session 1 – Tuesday 28th Dec

Power & Decision Marking – Integrating Key Thinkers into your essay writing – Focusing on Karl Marx, John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, and Robert Nozick, and The Essay Marking Scheme (including paragraph/essay structure and presenting a ‘counter-narrative’).

Session 2 – Wednesday 29th Dec

Human Rights & Responsibilities – Key Global and National Institutions, Case Studies, and possible essay Questions. Children’s Rights and the Pol Soc Case Studies. Session concludes with an outline of “Study Skills for Politics and Society” outlining the techniques successful students employ in preparation for the exam.

Session 3 – Thursday 30th Dec

Addressing the Data-Based Question. Key Terminology in DBQs, including structures for the 10 & 20-mark answers. Key Concepts including Sampling, Bias, Authorship, Comparative Approaches, and the DES-highlighted key terms: “analyse / compare / critique / discuss / evaluate / justify / comment”.

The session will include sample answers from previous SEC exams with student responses and outlines for improving overall grades in this area.

Special attention will be paid to approaching the 50 Mark Question – Q (g).

Session 4 – Friday 31st Dec

Development – Key Thinkers – Key Institutions – and the Sustainable Development Goals. This session will focus on showing students how to integrate aspects from the ‘development’ topic into a wide range of possible essay titles, particularly those that involved elements from ‘different strands’ of the course. Session concludes with a discussion of the insights and suggestions provided by the SEC’s Chief Examiner’s report.

Session 5 – Saturday 1st Jan

Irish Political Structures – This session focuses in on addressing the much-anticipated exam question examining “the effectiveness of the Irish system of elections in representing the will of all the Irish people”. This includes “Selecting an Executive”, “Political and Voting Structures”, and International Comparisons. Concluding the session with “Exam Strategy and Timing”.

 

Spanish (H)

This course is designed to prepare students for the Leaving Certificate Higher Level Spanish exam.

Topics from:

Reading Comprehension

  • Exam techniques and vocabulary from past papers.

Writing

  • Opinion piece (Structure, topics, vocabulary, idiomatic expressions…)
  • Writing techniques for Dialogue construction, Diary entry and Note.

Listening comprehensionr

  • Vocabulary from past papers.
  • Strategies to maximise marks.

Key grammar points

  • Verbs: present, future, conditional, 3 past tenses.
  • Some special verbs: gustar, ser and estar.
  • Pronouns.

Oral

  • Understanding the oral exam.
  • Interview. Expanding on common topics.
  • Sample answers.
  • Role-plays – preparation.

Please see below the fees for this course.

Fees

No. of SubjectsPriceCost Per Additional Subject
1€325
2€515€190
3€615€100
4€715€100
5€815€100
6€875€60

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 was run online over 5 days during the Christmas break. Students can progress through this course at their own pace using the live class recordings and comprehensive notes that will be delivered to them.

 

Q: How long is each class?

A: Each class lasts 75 minutes.

 

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: 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, either in the class or they will be delivered free of charge for those attending online.

 

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

A: Our online classes are interactive and our teachers use a variety of methods to ensure that students can ask questions and contribute to the class.

 

Q: My son/daughter cannot attended the course. Can we buy the notes?


A: No. Teaching is a central part of all our courses. The notes are to facilitate recall and revision of the day’s work covered by the teacher.

Q: How will I access my online courses?

A: We will email you a link to the 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 our Helpdesk.