Easter Grinds for 5th Year Students

**Early Booking Offer – Buy 1 Get 1 FREE!**

Monday 6 – Friday 10 April 2020

Make the most of your time this Easter by enrolling on an Intensive Revision Course at The Institute of Education. Taught by our experienced and skilled teachers, these classes help 5th year students improve their exam grades by increasing subject knowledge, addressing problem areas and boosting confidence in the lead up to 6th year. Students can also avail of free supervised study during the week of their course, creating an ideal daily revision routine over the Easter break.

Please note, all Easter Revision classes take place on our main school campus, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

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Students attending this course receive the following benefits:

  • Tuition from highly qualified and experienced educators.
  • Comprehensive, exam focused course notes, which support classroom tuition.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.
  • Access to free supervised study before and after classes, creating an ideal daily revision routine over the Easter break.

Please note, 5th year students can enrol in any 6th year class if they wish to take a subject that is not on the list below. Please contact our main office on 01 661 3511 to avail of this option.


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


English (H)

This course provides a detailed analysis of the prescribed material for Leaving Certificate English in 2021, with emphasis on providing the student with a solid foundation for further progress in 6th year.

Topics from:

  • Elements of Composing Paper I
  • Critical Literacy Paper I
    Comprehension & Analysis.
  • Prescribed Poetry
  • Unseen Poetry
    Key Skills.
  • The Single Text
    Themes and Characters in King Lir.
  • The Comparative Study
    Essential Features of the Three Modes.


Biology (H)

This course is designed for 5th year students studying Higher Level Biology. Classes are exam-focused and particular attention is paid to past papers.

Topics from:

  • Cell Structure.
  • Cell Division.
  • Plant tissues.
  • Osmosis.
  • Nutrition.
  • Enzymes.
  • Digestion.
  • Blood System.
  • Breathing System.
  • Excretory System.
  • Respiration.


French (H)

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

Content to be added shortly.


Irish (H)

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

Topics from:

  • Grammadach (Grammar).
  • Aistí (essay).
  • Filíocht (poetry).
  • Prós (prose).
  • Cluastuiscint (Aural).
  • An Triail.
  • Filíocht Breise.
  • Léamhthuiscint.
  • Scrúdú Beíl (Oral).


Maths (H)

In this course students cover key elements of the Senior Cycle Higher Level Maths syllabus, in preparation for 6th year.

Topics from:

  • Algebra 1
    Linear Equations.
    Linear Simultaneous Equations in two variables and in three variables.
    Quadratic Equations.
    Linear and Non-Linear Simultaneous Equations.
    Modulus Equations.
  • Algebra 2
    Linear Inequalities.
    Quadratic Inequalities.
    Rational Inequalities.
    Modulus Inequalities.
    Abstract Inequalities.
  • Geometry
    Triangles and Parallelograms.
    Geometric Constructions.
    Powers and logs.
  • Trigonometry
    Trigonometry of Triangle and Circle.
    Trigonometric Graphs.

Course Dates: Monday 6 – Friday 10 April 2020

12pm-1.15pmBiology (H)
French (H)
2pm-3.15pmEnglish (H)
Maths (H)
3.30pm-4.45pmIrish (H)
Maths (H)
5pm-6.15pmEnglish (H)
Irish (H)


Please note:

  • Please note, 5th year students can enrol in any 6th year class if they wish to take a subject that is not on the list below. Please contact our main office on 01 661 3511 to avail of this option.
  • All Easter revision classes will take place on our main school campus, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.
**Early Booking Offer – Buy 1 Get 1 FREE!**

Book by Friday 13 March 2020 and get two classes for the price of one

Subjects*Special Offer*Normal PriceCost Per Additional Class
1 subject€295€295€295
2 subjects€295€435FREE
3 subjects€435€575€140
4 subjects€575€715€140
5 subjects€675€815€100
6 subjects€775€915€100
7 subjects€875€1,015€100
8 subjects€975€1,115€100
9 subjects€1,025€1,165€50
10 subjects1,075€1,215€50
  • Credit Card payments accepted
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses. Please contact our office at 01 661 3511 to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable


Q: Some class timetables refer to Sections A & B. What does this mean?

A: Due to syllabus length, some subjects are split into sections. This is to ensure that topics can be given sufficient time in class. Students can choose the section that best suits their needs.


Q: Can I be admitted to class without my card?

A: It is every student’s personal responsibility to ensure they have their card with them each time they attend classes at the Institute. We have the right to refuse admission to any student who does not comply with this regulation. If you have misplaced or have not received your card please come into our reception and we will issue you with a replacement or temporary card.


Q: Are Supervised Study facilities available to students on the Easter Revision Course?

A: Yes, all students attending our Intensive Revision Courses can avail of Free Supervised Study.


Q: Is there a place I can get lunch?

A: Yes, we have an onsite canteen serving a variety of sandwiches and drinks. Also, locally, there are sandwich bars and shops.


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

A: Our teachers are very approachable and students are free to ask questions.


Q: My son/daughter is unwell and cannot attend. Can I have a refund?

A: No, there are no refunds. However, if you return the student’s admission card to us immediately, along with a short letter of explanation, at the discretion of management, a credit note can be put on the student’s file for future use or for use by a sibling.


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: Am I entitled to the notes from classes that I was absent from?

A: Yes, however you must deal directly with your teacher in relation to this. Administration staff do not have access to class notes.


Q: In the Easter Revision course will the classes in Course 1 & Course 2 cover the same material?

A: Yes, the same material will be covered on each course


Q: If I did the August course should I do the same subject/ subjects on the Easter Course?

A: It depends, more of the syllabus will be covered during the Easter course.


Q: If I did the Christmas course should I do the same subject/ subjects on the Easter course?

A: Typically students will take different subjects at Easter than they did at Christmas.