FREE Sample Grinds Classes for 6th Year Students

We are giving you the opportunity to sample our weekly grinds for FREE, before you book into one of our courses. You can book up to 3 subjects to sample

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Once you have booked your sample subject, the details required to access your classes will be emailed to you.

6th Year students attending our Free Sample Grinds receive:

  • Access to expert teachers
  • Answers to their questions
  • Exam focused notes
  • Exam strategies & examiner insights
  • Recordings of all live classes to rewatch right up to the end of the 2023 Leaving Certificate exams

The school data policy is available here.

Over 4,000 students attended online classes with us in the last 12 months. 97% of students who did so said that they were very satisfied with the class delivery and format. 

Our formula for success:

Expert Teachers + Exam Focused Notes + Live Class Recordings = Better Leaving Cert Results

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Subjects available for FREE Grinds Sample Classes:
*Students may do a maximum of 3 free grinds classes.

  • Accounting (H)
  • Applied Maths (H)
  • Biology (H)
  • Business (H)
  • Chemistry (H)
  • Classical Studies (H)
  • Economics (H)
  • English (H)
  • French (H)
  • Geography (H)
  • German (H)
  • History (H)
  • Home Economics (H)
  • Irish (H)
  • Maths (H)
  • Matamataic trí mheán na Gaeilge
  • Maths (O)
  • Physics (H)
  • Politics & Society (H)
  • Spanish (H)

*Students may do a maximum of 3 free grinds classes.

Online Timetable

DayTimeSubject
Monday17:30Biology (Higher)
17:30English (Higher)
17:30Irish (Higher)
17:30Maths (Higher)
17:30Chemistry (Higher)
19:00Physics (Higher)
19:15Irish (Higher)
19:00Classical Studies
19:00Maths (Higher)
Tuesday17:30Business (Higher)
17:30Chemistry (Higher)
17:30English (H)
17:30French (Higher)
17:30Maths (Higher)
19:00Biology (Higher)
19:00Irish (Higher)
19:00French (Higher)
19:00Geograpy (Higher)
19:00Physics (Higher)
Wednesday17:30Economics (Higher)
17:30English (Higher)
17:30Maths (Higher)
19:00Home Economics (Higher)
19:00Accounting (Higher)
19:00Business (Higher)
19:00Irish (Higher)
19:00Spanish (Higher)
Thursday17:30German (Higher)
17:30History (Higher)
17:30Maths (Ordinary)
17:30Maths (Higher) - Through Irish
19:00Biology (Higher)
19:00English (Higher)
19:00Maths (Higher)
19:00Politics & Society (Higher)
Friday17:30Biology (Higher)
17:30Chemistry (Higher)
17:30English (Higher)
17:30Maths (Higher)
19:00Applied Maths (Higher)
Saturday09:00Biology (Higher)
09:00Geography (Higher)
09:00History (Higher)
10:30English (Higher)
10:30Geography (Higher)
10:30History (Higher)
10:30Maths (Higher)
12:00Politics & Society (Higher)

 

Leeson Street Timetable

DayTimeSubject
Saturday9:00Accounting (Higher)
9:00Biology (H)
9:00Chemistry (H)
9:00English (H)
9:00French (H)
9:00German (H)
9:00Irish (Higher)
9:00Maths (Higher)
9:00Physics (Higher)
9:00Spanish (Higher)
Saturday10:30Applied Maths (Higher)
10:30Biology (Higher)
10:30Chemistry (Higher
10:30Economics (Higher)
10:30English (Higher)
10:30French (Higher)
10:30Irish (Higher)
10:30Maths (Higher)
10:30Maths (Higher) - Fast Pace
10:30Maths (Ordinary)
10:30Physics (Higher)
Saturday12:00Biology (Higher)
12:00Business (Higher)
12:00English (Higher)
12:00French (Higher)
12:00Maths (Higher)
12:00Maths (Higher) - Fast Pace
12:00Maths (Ordinary)

Leeson Street Grinds FAQs

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Q: What subjects are available in Leeson Street?

A: Please click here to view the timetable 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. Click here for details.

 

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, on a monthly basis..

 

Q: If I am doing weekly grinds, can I change my choice of subject or class-time during the year?

A: Yes.  We will allow class changes up to Easter, subject to available places. Please contact our office to arrange changes on 01 661 3511.

 

Q: How long is each weekly grinds class?

A: Each class lasts 75 minutes.

 

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: Can I cancel my classes and get a refund?

A: Note: Classes are taught for 29 weeks. A refund (or partial refund) can be given for requests made on or before Week 17, 28th January 2023. A request for a refund can be made by contacting our office on 01 6613511 or helpdesk@instituteofeducation.ie

 

Q: How many weeks of tuition are there in the weekly grinds course?

A: There are 29 weeks (29 classes) of tuition between September and May. Students will have one class per subject booked per week.

 

Q: If I start weekly grinds later in the year, will this be reflected in the fees I pay?

A: Yes, fees are reduced 3 times throughout the year. The website will always show the most up-to-date pricing.

 

Q: Is attendance at weekly grinds and part-time courses monitored?

A: Yes, students are required to sign a roll sheet at each class they attend. The Institute however accepts no responsibility for students who fail to attend class.

 

Q: Are there any breaks or holidays during the year for students attending weekly grinds or part-time courses?

A: Yes, the classes schedule generally follows the normal school calendar with breaks at mid-terms, Christmas & Easter.  Please refer to the timetable for more details

 

 

Q: Can part-time students take up an extra subject or a subject that is not available to them in their own school?

A: Yes, with consideration being given to the suitability of the subject. It is advisable that a student only takes on a new subject at the start of the academic year and notify their teacher. Our 6th year program covers each subject in full. Please note that our classes cover the theory of the curriculum and do not carry out any practicals.

 

Q: What subjects would you recommend to take on as an extra subject?

A: The most popular subjects would be: Accounting, Agricultural Science, Applied Maths, Business, Classical Studies, Economics,  and Politics and Society.

 

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.

 

Q: For weekly grinds, does the beginning of a new term mean the start of a new course?

A: No, in the weekly classes each subject commences in September and runs through to the end of the academic year in May. Students can catch up on what they have missed by reviewing the previous class recordings and notes.

 

Q: If I want to join weekly grinds during the year, can you tell me what remains to be covered on the course and what the student has missed?

A: Teachers have their own individual teaching plan for the year, and should be able to advise on this.

 

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.

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